Java Connector Architecture

This feature enables the configuration of resource adapters to access Enterprise Information Systems (EIS) from applications. The configuration of a resource adapter also includes the configuration of connection factories, administered objects and activation specifications. Any resource adapter that complies with the JCA 1.7 specification or lower can be used. High performance connection pooling is also provided.

Enabling this feature

To enable the Java Connector Architecture 1.7 feature, add the following element declaration into your server.xml file, inside the featureManager element:


Standard API packages provided by this feature

  • javax.resource

  • javax.resource.cci

  • javax.resource.spi

  • javax.resource.spi.endpoint



Liberty API packages provided by this feature

Supported Java versions

  • JavaSE-1.8

  • JavaSE-11.0

  • JavaSE-17.0

  • JavaSE-21.0

  • JavaSE-22.0

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.; type="osgi.subsystem.feature"