rPath Appliance Agent project is an extensible application framework for the administration of appliance devices through a web-based user interface.
The framework is comprised of individual component plugins which offer specialized functionality, such as a message log interface, user account preferences, system updates, and entitlement management capabilities.
You can also develop and add plugins to the rAA framework, extending capabilities and functionality for your specific requirements.
To set up your environment for developing rAA, untar the devel.tar.bz2 tarball in the docs directory into your development directory. It should contain the following files:
configuration for the development environment.
symbolic link to the rAA installation, usually
used by the startup script for the rAA service daemon.
configuration file for the rAA service daemon. This contains a pluginDirs
configuration option. Change or append to its value to add additional
directories in which you are developing plugins.
startup script for the rAA web layer.
startup script for the rAA service daemon.
What's New in This Release:
· Enhancements to the backup plugin, and a new plugin has been added to allow users to upload new SSL certificates for rAA's Web server's HTTPS connections.