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From Eric Le Goff <>
Subject Re: WIKI user section...
Date Wed, 05 May 2004 07:35:17 GMT
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
> - 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 
( 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


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