A lot of scripts rely on outside ant additions like, catalina-ant.jar.  Is there a way to send down these additional Java jar's for inclusion in the classpath of the Ant scripts through the Plugin/Upgrade process for Agents?

I'm currently placing these additions in the \lib directory of each agent, but would rather if I could send these down as a Plugin, or packaged into another Plugin, so that I can pull them, or add them from a remote location.

I think you can add additional jar files right into the lib folder of the webapps/ROOT/update/plugins/ant.jar file. Agents will upgrade automatically when server detects change in this file.

Excellent.

This solves the problem nicely.

1. Copied the ant.jar to an external workspace
2. Open it up using windows explorer by renaming it to zip
3. Added the jar I needed in it
4. Renamed it back to jar
5. Dropped it on the server, and waited for agents to automatically update.