ICEfaces™ Asynchronous HTTP Server

v1.6.1a Release Notes

September 26, 2007

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This document contains the following sections:

For release note information for prior ICEfaces releases refer to the ICEfaces Knowledge Base.

Understanding ICEfaces Asynchronous HTTP Server (AHS)

ICEfaces Asynchronous HTTP Server is open-source software licensed under the Mozilla Public License (MPL) 1.1.

ICEfaces Asynchronous HTTP Server provides enhanced scalability and robustness over ICEfaces. ICEfaces Asynchronous HTTP Server provides the following additional features:

Learn More

This ICEfaces release comes with extensive documentation that will help you understand the product thoroughly. Documentation for this release is located in your installation directory at .../install_dir/icefaces-ahs/docs/. The following document is provided in PDF format:

  1. ICEfaces Asynchronous HTTP Server - Deployment Guide: This guide contains additional information related to the features and capabilities that ICEfaces Asynchronous HTTP Server provides. It provides detailed descriptions of AHS features, configuration, and deployment.

Additionally, all ICEfaces documentation is also available on-line at:

New and Notable

The following notable new features are introduced in this release:

ICEfaces Asynchronous HTTP Server


ICEfaces 1.6.1 is required in order to use the ICEfaces Asynchronous HTTP Server 1.6.1a.

Supported Platforms

J2EE Application Servers

Enterprise deployments of ICEfaces applications require the Java Messaging Service (JMS), which means that Enterprise deployments require a J2EE compliant application server. The ICEfaces framework supports the following applications servers for development of ICEfaces applications. This support is applicable to both ICEfaces CE and ICEfaces AHS.

Vendor Product Version
Apache Tomcat with ActiveMQ 5.0.28, 5.5, 6.0
JBoss Inc. JBoss Application Server 4.0.5, 4.2
BEA Systems Inc. Weblogic Server 8.1, 9.2
Sun Microsystems Sun Java System Application Server 8.1, 9.0
Oracle Oracle Application Server Container for J2EE (OC4J) 10.1.3
IBM Websphere Application Server 6.0.2, 6.1

For Enterprise deployments that utilize the Asynchronous HTTP Server, and/or clustering, the following restrictions apply:

Known Issues

The following are known issues with this release:

Application Server


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License Notice

License agreements can be found in the .../install_dir/icefaces-ahs/docs/licenses directory.

See the ICEfaces License FAQ for more information.

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