Too many questions. :-)
I'll keep my answers short, if you want more
detailed answers show me you have made an
effort to do your own research.
> Hi there:
> We've been asked to investigate what it would take to
> migrate our application from weblogic to jboss. We
> have some weblogic specific code in our such as snmp,
> scheduler, security, etc. We were wondering if there
> is an equivalent feature set in jboss. Specifically:
> Is this the right forum to ask these questions?
> Does jboss have a scheduler that we can use? Does it
> support clustering (at least fail-over?)
Yes and Yes.
> Weblogic comes with advantnet snmp manager. Does
> jboss have a similar api? Is there a recommended
> third party snmp manager?
This link suggests adventnet works with jboss3.x
> Is there a pointer to authenication/authorization
> methods that jboss supports? Is there somthing like
JBoss uses JAAS.
> Does jboss fully support jta & jts?
No, tyrex is available as a distributed
transaction manager, but it is not supported AFAIK.
> Is there a clusterable (at least with fail-over)
> Does jboss support local interfaces?
> Does jboss have database connection pool
Not sure what this means. If you mean
automatic failover of database connections then no.
> Is there support for message driven beans?
> Does jboss allow static classes (even though not
> kosher in j2ee). We are spawing some threads to
> listen to certain sockets at initialization.
Yes, but MBeans are better for this kind of work.
> Thank you very much for your time.