Admin Center

The adminCenter-1.0 feature enables the Liberty Admin Center, a web-based graphical interface for deploying, monitoring and managing Liberty servers in standalone and collective environments.

To use the Admin Center, you must configure a management role for either the reader or administrator role. When you enable this feature and configure at least one user in either the reader or administrator management role, you can access the Admin Center at the following URL:


For the host_name value, specify the IP address or domain name server (DNS) hostname of the computer on which the Liberty server is running. Specify localhost only if the browser is running on the same computer as the server. For the port_number value, specify the httpsPort value that is defined in your server.xml file. For more information, see Manage Open Liberty from a web browser with Admin Center.

Enabling this feature

To enable the Admin Center feature, add the following element declaration into your server.xml file, inside the featureManager element:


Features that this feature enables

Supported Java versions

  • JavaSE-1.8

  • JavaSE-11.0

  • JavaSE-17.0

  • JavaSE-18.0

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"