I should add some additional Information about the ESB release used.
It's JBossESB 4.2 Milestone Release 2, deployed to JBoss Application Server 4.2.
Both are freshly installed so there's no "overhead" of previously deployed frameworks and configurations.
when deploying jboss-esb-console.ear to the jboss 4.2 as deploy directory
Did you try this on JBoss AS 4.0.5.GA? I'm sure it hasn't been tested on version 4.2 of the AS - sorry about that :-(
I didn't find any information about the administration console besides the Message Transformation Guide. Is it just used for creating and managing transformation rules or does it implement further adiminstration functionalities
Yes... at present this console only manages message transformations.
You could also try the procedure outlined in:
This describes how you can continue to use MyFaces on JBoss AS 4.2 rather than the JSF1.2 Reference Implementation shipped with JBoss AS 4.2
jems installer -> jboss 4.0.5 with ejb3. now it works, thanks.