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Status Future consideration
Workspace UrbanCode
Categories Deploy
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 11, 2017

Missing documentation about referencing properties of WAS Deploy and WAS Configure plugin

There is no documentation of which variable names are used for the properties
defined in the basic settings of a resource
(example: @websphere.cell@ is a value tokenized by default).

At the moment, the best way to find out is the following:

1. Unzip the WAS Deploy and the WAS Configure plugins.

2. Open the respective file: plugin.xml with a text editor

3. Search for entries like:

server:property-group name="WebSphereCell"

This entry is found in the WAS Deploy plugin (because the Cell is
discovered by Topology Discovery which is part of WAS Deploy; the same
is true for Node, Server, Cluster)


You will find the definition of the Resource Role:

default-name-property="websphere.cell">

This tells you that the name of the property is: websphere.cell

Since it belongs to a Resource Role (which is attached to a Resource),
it can be referenced by processes as:

${p:resource/websphere.cell}

If you look at the profile path:



it is then possible to reference it as:

${p:resource/websphere.profilePath}

Idea priority High
RFE ID 114060
RFE URL
RFE Product UrbanCode Deploy
  • Guest
    Sep 10, 2018

    Although the theme of this request is consistent with our business strategy, it is not committed to the release that is currently under development.