An introduction to the JMX technology is now included as a Specialized trail in the Java Tutorials. This trail covers the fundamentals of the JMX technology such as how to create MBeans and JMX agents, sending notifications and how to create JMX clients.
The JMX API and parts of the JMX Remote API have been included the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE) version 5.0.
The specification documentation described below, as well as user documentation in the form of an Overview of JMX Technology and a JMX Technology Tutorial, are available from the JMX technology page in the J2SE documentation bundle.
The complete API documentation generated by the Javadoc utility, as well as an accompanying printable Specification document are available from the Java Community Process Web site for the JMX 1.2 technology. See also the JMX Specification 1.2 errata.