Enabling the Dynamic Cache Monitor

WebSphere Application Server provides a Dynamic Cache Monitor application for displaying cache statistics, Edge Side and disk statistics, cache entries, dependency IDs, and cache policy information. To use the cache monitor, install the CacheMonitor.ear Web application. Once the CacheMonitor.ear Web application is installed, restart your application server and Web server to use the cache monitor.

  1. Open one dynamic cache monitor for every WebSphere Commerce instance.
  2. If you want to use the Cache Monitor and you have WebSphere Application Server EJB security enabled, perform some additional security configuration for the Dynamic Cache Monitor.


  1. Install the cache monitor in order to inspect the contents and behavior of the WebSphere Application Server dynamic cache.
  2. Open the cache monitor using one of the following methods:
    • You can access the Web application using a Web browser with the following Web address: http://host_name:port/cachemonitor
    • For more secure access, it is recommended that you access the Administration host machine: https://admin_host_name:port/cachemonitor
    For example, if the virtual host VH_instance_name_admin is used for installing the Cache Monitor, then the Cache Monitor can be accessed as: