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creates a health-checker for a specified load balancer configuration


asadmin [asadmin-options] create-http-health-checker [--help]
[--url "/"]
[--interval 30] [--timeout 10]
[--config config_name] target


The create-http-health-checker subcommand creates a health checker for a specified load balancer configuration. A health checker is unique for the combination of target and load balancer configuration.


This subcommand is only applicable to Oracle GlassFish Server. This subcommand is not applicable to GlassFish Server Open Source Edition.



Options for the asadmin utility. For information about these options, see the asadmin(1M) help page.


Displays the help text for the subcommand.


The URL to ping to determine whether the instance is healthy.


The interval in seconds the health checker waits between checks of an unhealthy instance to see whether it has become healthy. The default value is 30 seconds. A value of 0 disables the health checker.


The interval in seconds the health checker waits to receive a response from an instance. If the health checker has not received a response in this interval, the instance is considered unhealthy.


The load balancer configuration for which you create the health-checker. If you do not specify a configuration, the subcommand creates a health checker for every load balancer configuration associated with the target. If no configuration references the target, the subcommand fails.



Specifies the target to which the health checker applies.
Valid values are:

  • cluster_name- The name of a target cluster.

  • instance_name- The name of a target server instance.


Example 1   Creating a Health Checker for a Load Balancer Configuration

This example creates a health checker for a load balancer configuration named mycluster-http-lb-config on a cluster named mycluster.

asadmin> create-http-health-checker --config mycluster-http-lb-config mycluster

Command create-http-health-checker executed successfully.

Exit Status


subcommand executed successfully


error in executing the subcommand

See Also

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