One minute tutorial
The downloaded UBER jar runs out of box with java -jar command. Yes, there's no dependency, installation, user configuration, file structure, permission or log directory to setup.
Just Download And Run
java -jar jmxterm-<version>-uber.jar without any option opens an interactive command line console where commands are self-explained. You will never get lost.
jiaqi@happycow:~$ java -jar jmxterm-1.0-alpha-3-uber.jar Welcome to JMX terminal. Type "help" for available commands. ?$
Once you are in the console, help command shows all available commands and help with command name or command with -h option shows the usage of each command. For example
> help get usage: get [-b <val>] [-d <val>] [-h] [-i] [-q] [-s] Get value of MBean attribute(s) -b,--bean <val> MBean name where the attribute is. Optional if bean has been set -d,--domain <val> Domain of bean, optional -h,--help Display usage -i,--info Show detail information of each attribute -q,--quots Quotation marks around value -s,--simple Print simple expression of value without full expression * stands for all attributes. eg. get Attribute1 Attribute2 or get *
Jmxterm can do a lot more. Check out user manual for more complicated usage.