JConsole is tool provided by Oracle/Sun as of Java 5 to monitor a JVM through JMX. The purpose of BeanSpy is to provide a means of exposing this information through SCOM 2012. For those looking for more MBean information, here is a great blog post explaining how to connect JConsole to Tomcat. The information presented should also apply to JBoss as well.
- Monitoring Tomcat server using JConsole: http://rocksolutions.wordpress.com/2010/06/20/monitoring-tomcat-server-using-jconsole/