This subcommand has been retained from Oracle GlassFish’s original integration with external load balancers, but it has no proper integration functionality in Payara Server. Hence, it is not intended to be used in any way.
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Enables a previously-disabled application managed by a load balancer.


asadmin [asadmin-options] enable-http-lb-application [--help]
--name application_name target


The enable-http-lb-application subcommand enables load balancing for applications deployed on a standalone instance or cluster. You can enable load balancing for an application on all instances in a cluster, or on a single standalone server instance. By default, load balancing is enabled for applications.



Options for the asadmin utility. For information about these options, see the asadmin help page.


Displays the help text for the subcommand.


The name of the application to be enabled.



This operand specifies on which server instance or cluster to enable the application. Valid values are:

  • cluster_name - The name of a target cluster.

  • instance_name - The name of a target server instance.


Example 1 Enabling Load Balancing for an Application

This example enables an application named webapps-simple to use load balancing on a cluster named mycluster.

asadmin> enable-http-lb-application --name webapps-simple mycluster

Command enable-http-lb-application executed successfully.

Exit Status


subcommand executed successfully


error in executing the subcommand

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