Apache Tomcat 6.0.41

org.apache.catalina
Interface Cluster

All Known Subinterfaces:
CatalinaCluster
All Known Implementing Classes:
SimpleTcpCluster

public interface Cluster

A Cluster works as a Cluster client/server for the local host Different Cluster implementations can be used to support different ways to communicate within the Cluster. A Cluster implementation is responsible for setting up a way to communicate within the Cluster and also supply "ClientApplications" with ClusterSender used when sending information in the Cluster and ClusterInfo used for receiving information in the Cluster.

Author:
Bip Thelin, Remy Maucherat, Filip Hanik

Method Summary
 void backgroundProcess()
          Execute a periodic task, such as reloading, etc.
 Manager createManager(java.lang.String name)
          Create a new manager which will use this cluster to replicate its sessions.
 java.lang.String getClusterName()
          Return the name of the cluster that this Server is currently configured to operate within.
 Container getContainer()
          Get the Container associated with our Cluster
 java.lang.String getInfo()
          Return descriptive information about this Cluster implementation and the corresponding version number, in the format <description>/<version>.
 java.lang.String getProtocol()
          Deprecated.  
 void registerManager(Manager manager)
          Register a manager with the cluster.
 void removeManager(Manager manager)
          Removes a manager from the cluster
 void setClusterName(java.lang.String clusterName)
          Set the name of the cluster to join, if no cluster with this name is present create one.
 void setContainer(Container container)
          Set the Container associated with our Cluster
 void setProtocol(java.lang.String protocol)
          Deprecated.  
 

Method Detail

getInfo

java.lang.String getInfo()
Return descriptive information about this Cluster implementation and the corresponding version number, in the format <description>/<version>.


getClusterName

java.lang.String getClusterName()
Return the name of the cluster that this Server is currently configured to operate within.

Returns:
The name of the cluster associated with this server

setClusterName

void setClusterName(java.lang.String clusterName)
Set the name of the cluster to join, if no cluster with this name is present create one.

Parameters:
clusterName - The clustername to join

setContainer

void setContainer(Container container)
Set the Container associated with our Cluster

Parameters:
container - The Container to use

getContainer

Container getContainer()
Get the Container associated with our Cluster

Returns:
The Container associated with our Cluster

setProtocol

void setProtocol(java.lang.String protocol)
Deprecated. 

Set the protocol parameters.

Parameters:
protocol - The protocol used by the cluster

getProtocol

java.lang.String getProtocol()
Deprecated. 

Get the protocol used by the cluster.

Returns:
The protocol

createManager

Manager createManager(java.lang.String name)
Create a new manager which will use this cluster to replicate its sessions.

Parameters:
name - Name (key) of the application with which the manager is associated

registerManager

void registerManager(Manager manager)
Register a manager with the cluster. If the cluster is not responsible for creating a manager, then the container will at least notify the cluster that this mananger is participating in the cluster.

Parameters:
manager - Manager

removeManager

void removeManager(Manager manager)
Removes a manager from the cluster

Parameters:
manager - Manager

backgroundProcess

void backgroundProcess()
Execute a periodic task, such as reloading, etc. This method will be invoked inside the classloading context of this container. Unexpected throwables will be caught and logged.


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