The collective controller feature allows a server to become the controller for a management collective. The collective controller acts as a command and control mechanism for administrative functions for the collective, and serves as a storage and collaboration mechanism for the collective and cluster members.

Enabling this feature

To enable the Collective Controller 1.0 feature, add the following element declaration into your server.xml file, inside the featureManager element:

<feature>collectiveController-1.0</feature>

Feature configuration elements

Liberty API packages provided by this feature

  • com.ibm.websphere.collective.controller

  • com.ibm.websphere.collective.repository

Features that this feature enables

Supported Java versions

  • JavaSE-1.8

  • JavaSE-11.0

  • JavaSE-17.0

Features that enable this feature

Developing a feature that depends on this feature

If you are developing a feature that depends on this feature, include the following item in the Subsystem-Content header in your feature manifest file.

com.ibm.websphere.appserver.collectiveController-1.0; type="osgi.subsystem.feature"

SPI packages provided by this feature

  • com.ibm.wsspi.collective.plugins

  • com.ibm.wsspi.collective.plugins.helpers