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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@coredevelopers.net>
Subject FAQ [was: WIKI user section]
Date Wed, 05 May 2004 17:52:57 GMT
Cool.  Good idea.

Can everyone take a look at these questions and take a crack at 
answering them, or add some more questions.

-dain

On May 5, 2004, at 2:35 AM, Eric Le Goff wrote:

> Adam Fowler wrote:
>
>> OK I'll start:-
>>
>> Project questions:
>>
>> 1. What is Geronimo?
>> - The usual as on geronimo incubator page
>> 2. Why should I use Geronimo instead of A.N.Other-AppServer?
>> - full compliance etc.
>> 3. Why does geronimo exist?
>> - motivation behind original developers
>> 4. Can my company use Geronimo? Are there any restrictions?
>> - Usual apache license stuff
>> 5. How is Geronimo designed? Do I need to learn lots of custom config 
>> stuff?
>> - Abstraction between service providers and config files perhaps
>> - Easy config steps (See my addition to WishList, no.20)
>>
>> Admin questions:
>>
>> 1. How do I get started installing Geronimo?
>> - i.e. from pre-built download .tar.gz eventually(?)
>> 2. How do I add additional services such as Tomcat/OpenEJB/OpenJMS 
>> etc.?
>> 3. What services does Geronimo come with built in?
>> - Misleading at the moment I know. Any thoughts on what will be 
>> included
>> eventually to provide Servlet/EJB/JMS/OtherAPIHere? And can we/are we
>> distributing them?
>> 4. How can I implement Security constaints/roles/authorisation?
>> 5. Are there any steps I need to do to make Geronimo more secure? - 
>> Akin to disable access to 8080 in Tomcat, but for Geronimo stuff
>>
>> App developer/deployer questions:
>>
>> 1. Are there any special config steps I'm likely to need, and how do 
>> I do
>> them?
>> - Thinking CMP config, JMS config etc. here
>> 2. I have an EAR file, how do I deploy it?
>>
>> Geronimo developer questions (for separate FAQ?):
>>
>> 1. How do I get involved etc. (and for others currently on Geronimo
>> incubator page)
>> 2. How do I get the latest version? -> BuildingAndRunning
>> 3. I want to create an installation binary for MyFaveOS, any advice?
>> - env vars
>> - contributing binaries/installers to project
>> 4. What on Earth is a GBean? Why are they different from MBeans?
>>
>>
> Now that wiki is editable again, I have added a page 
> (http://wiki.apache.org/geronimo/FrequentlyAskedQuestions) containing 
> your suggestions.
> This would need to be completed of course ;)
> I think your questions are very important since v1.0M1 is released and 
> would need more documentation
>
> Eric.


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