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WebSphere Administration Training course teaches participants to install, configure and maintain the WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Network Deployment Edition Version 6 environment.

Overview

WebSphere Administration Training course teaches participants to install configure and maintain the WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Network Deployment environment. Participants will learn to use the advanced features of the WebSphere Administrator's Console understand the WebSphere Application Server Architecture and master the basics of WebSphere security.


Objective

At the end of WebSphere training course, the participants will be able to:

  • Master deploying and managing J2EE and Web Services applications in WAS
  • Learn the WebSphere Application Server Architecture, as well as installation and troubleshooting
  • Understand workload and security management

Duration - 5 Days


Prerequisites

Familiarity with the IT industry, the World Wide Web and e-Business fundamentals are required


Syllabus

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  • 1. WebSphere Platform Overview
    • WebSphere Product Categories
    • WebSphere Development, Presentation, Integration and Deployment Tools
    • WebSphere Application Server Features
    • WebSphere Application Server Offerings
  • 2. J2EE Architecture Overview
    • Enterprise Application Overview and Development Cycle
    • J2EE Architecture and Containers
    • Applet, Servlet and JSP Overviews
    • JDBC, JNDI and JTA
    • EJB, JMS and RMI Over IIOP
    • JavaMail, JAF, JAAS and JACC
    • XML and JAXP
    • New in J2EE 1.4
    • Web Services Support: JAX-RPC, SAAJ, Web Services for J2EE and JAXR
    • J2EE Connector, Management and Deployment
    • Development Roles and Deployment Descriptors
  • 3. WebSphere Application Server Architecture
    • Application Server Architecture Overview
    • Under the Cover
    • Basic Concepts
    • Web Server Plug-ins
    • Containers
    • Application Server Services: Transaction, ORB, PMI, Message Listener, Naming and Security Services
    • Web Services Support
    • WebSphere Administration Architecture
    • Master Configuration Repository
    • Network Deployment Architecture Overview
    • Cells, Nodes and Node Agents
    • Clusters
  • 4. WebSphere Application Server Installation
    • Hardware/Software Requirements
    • Installation Planning
    • Cell Topologies
    • Installation Process
    • GUI and Silent Installation
    • Application Server Components
    • Verifying the Installation
    • WebSphere Configuration Files
  • 5. Administrative Console
    • Starting the Console
    • Navigating the Console
    • Administrative Tasks
    • Scope, Filters and Preferences
    • Saving Configuration Changes
    • Getting Help
  • 6. Managing Profiles
    • Profile Types
    • Directory Structure
    • Default Profile
    • Creating Profiles
    • Using the Profile Creation Wizard
    • Using wasprofile
    • Federation
  • 7. Configuring WebSphere Resources
    • Defining JDBC Resources
    • Configuring JCA Resources
    • WebSphere JavaMail Provider
    • Defining Virtual Hosts
    • WebSphere Variables
    • Shared Libraries and Library References
  • 8. Application Assembly and Packaging
    • J2EE Deployable Units
    • Assembly Process
    • J2EE Modules
    • Assembly Steps
    • Packaging Checklist
    • Deployment Descriptor Elements (EJB, Web, Connector, Client and Application)
    • Extensions and Bindings
  • 9. Application Server Toolkit
    • AST Features
    • Commonly Used Perspectives and Views
    • JAR Dependency Editor
    • Creating Projects and Defining Project Properties
    • Creating Modules: Web, EJB, Application Client and Connector
    • Importing Resources
    • Web Deployment Descriptor (Servlet Properties, Filters, Listeners, Environment Variables, References, Pages, MIME Mappings, Parameters and Extensions)
    • EJB Deployment Descriptor (EJB Properties, Assembly Descriptor, Transactions, References and Access)
    • EJB Client JARs
    • Application Client Properties
    • Application Deployment Descriptor (Modules and Security)
    • Application Validation
    • Generating Deployment Code
    • Exporting Applications
  • 10. Enterprise Application Deployment
    • Deployment Process
    • Deployment Preparation
    • Application Installation Options
    • Mapping Modules to Servers
    • Specifying Virtual Hosts
    • Managing Deployed Applications
  • 11. Java and Process Management
    • WebSphere Class Loaders
    • Class Loader Hierarchy and Delegation
    • Common Class Loading Problems
    • Class Loader Configuration
    • Process Definition
    • JVM Settings
    • Monitoring Policy
  • 12. Session Management
    • Session Management Configuration
    • Session Persistence
    • Session Scope
    • WebSphere Affinity
    • Session Management Options
    • Internal Messaging Properties
    • Replication Domains and Entries
    • Shared Session Database Settings
  • 13. Command Line Administration
    • Wsadmin Advantages and Disadvantages
    • Configuring Wsadmin
    • Wsadmin Objects
    • Configuration Types and Object Names
    • Containment Path
    • Running Commands
    • JACL
    • Running Scripts
    • Examples
    • Managing Nodes and Servers
    • Creating and Restoring Backups
  • 14. Workload Management
    • Workload Management Benefits Vertical, Horizontal and Combination Scaling Clustering Creating and Managing a Cluster Implementing Workload Management Workload Management Selection Policy Load Balancing Problems
  • 15. Tivoli Performance Viewer
    • Analyzed Resources
    • Performance Data Reporting Process
    • Enabling PMI and JVMPI
    • Launching the Performance Viewer
    • Performance Monitoring Settings
    • Selecting Counters
    • Summary Reports
    • Performance Viewer: Actions
    • Recording and Replaying Performance Data
    • Enabling and Viewing Performance Advice
  • 16. Troubleshooting Tools
    • Define Symptoms
    • Identify the Source of the Problem
    • Trouble-Shooting Resources and Tools
    • Runtime Status Messages
    • Diagnostic Providers
    • Enabling Trace and Specifying Trace Settings
    • Viewing Log Files
    • WebSphere Logging Tools
    • Profiling and Logging Perspective
    • Analyzing Entries
    • Viewing Information from the Symptom Database
    • Dumping the Name Space
  • 17. WebSphere Security Basics
    • Security Risks
    • Security Layers
    • Authentication and Authorization
    • Lazy Authentication
    • LTPA
    • User Registries and Supported LDAP Servers
    • Single Sign-On
    • Transport Level Security
    • Encryption and Decryption
    • Cryptography
    • Certificates
    • Digital Signatures
    • Message Integrity
    • SSL and TLS
  • 18. Defining Security Settings
    • Securing Web Applications
    • Authenticating Users
    • Defining Security Roles, Security Constraints and Web Resource Collections
    • Servlet Security Settings
    • Securing EJB Applications
    • Annotations: Roles and Method Permissions
    • Defining Method Permissions and Security Role References
    • Security Identity and Run As Identity
    • Gathering and Mapping Security Roles
    • Security Configuration Files
    • Examples
    • Security Tips
  • 19. JMS Deployment and Configuration
    • JMS Capabilities and Messaging Styles
    • JMS Interactions and Participants
    • JMS Runtime Environment
    • Message-Driven Beans
    • Listener Ports and JMS Activation Specifications
    • WebSphere JMS Support
    • Feature Comparison
    • Security Considerations
    • JMS Provider Configuration: Default Messaging, WebSphere MQ and Generic JMS Providers
    • Configuring JMS Resources
    • JMS References and Transactions
  • 20. Service Integration Bus
    • Bus Features and Components
    • SIB Architecture
    • Creating a Bus
    • Bus Properties
    • Bus Security
    • Message Store Types
    • Adding Bus Members
    • Destinations
    • Configuring a Foreign Bus
    • Messaging Engines
    • Linking Messaging Engines
    • Server Messaging Properties
  • 21. Web Service Support
    • Service-Oriented Architecture
    • Supported Standards
    • Web Service Deployment
    • SIBWS Setup
    • Inbound and Outbound Services
    • Handlers and Handler Lists
    • Applying a Mediation
    • UDDI References
    • Gateway Services
  • 22. Defining Web Services Security
    • Supported Specifications
    • WebSphere Security Model for Web Services
    • Configuration Files
    • WS Security Wizard
    • Enabling Authentication
    • Specifying Message Integrity
    • Configuring Confidentiality
    • Examples
  • 23. Conclusion