WSO2 AppServer is an Enterprise ready application server based on the award-winning WSO2 Carbon framework. Being the successor of the WSO2 Web Services Application Server(WSAS), WSO2 Application Server(AS) now supports web application deployment and management in addition to its award winning web services management capabilities. Coupled with WSO2 Carbon Authentication/Authorization feature, now users can manage their applications that ranges from web services to web applications in a unified manner within the AppServer management console itself. WSO2 AppServer uses Apache Tomcat, the widely used servlet container as its underlying web application contaner.
AppServer provides a comprehensive Web services server platform, which uses Axis2 as its Web services framework and provide many value additions on top of Axis2. It can expose services using both SOAP and REST models and supports a comprehensive set of WS-* specifications such as WS-Security, WS-Trust, WS-SecureConversation, WS-Reliable Messaging, WS-Addressing, WS-Policy, WS-SecurityPolicy, etc.
An open source product, WSO2 AppServer is available under the Apache Software License (v2.0) . This includes all of the extra integration and management functionality as well.
New Features In This Release
Inbuilt Data Services support
Server Roles Management feature
Deployment Synchronizer for easy Cluster configuration
Improved JAX-WS Support
Improved SOAP Tracer
Improvements in Service listing page
Two lists for Services and Service Groups
Security Indicators within service list
Improved Samples and documentation
Improved Class loading for Web apps and Web Services
Embedded Tomcat 7.0.14 support
Servlet API 3.0 support
Web Application deployment and management within the App Server
AppServer tooling - AppServer related artifacts can be easily generated using WSO2 Carbon Studio
Clustering support for High Availability & High Scalability
Full support for WS-Security, WS-Trust, WS-Policy and WS-Secure Conversation and XKMS
JAX-WS support - Deploy any JAX-WS annotated service and engage WS-* protocols through the management console.
JMX & Web interface based monitoring and management
WS-* & REST support
GUI, command line & IDE based tools for Web service development
Equinox P2 based provisioning support
WSDL2Java/Java2WSDL/WSDL 1.1 & try it(invoke any remote Web service)
We are committed to ensuring that your enterprise middleware deployment is completely supported from evaluation to production. Our unique approach ensures that all support leverages our open development methodology and is provided by the very same engineers who build the technology.