Oracle WebLogic Server 11g: Administration Essentials (Self-Study Course)

 

Who should attend

  • Sales consultants
  • Web administrators

Prerequisites

  • Basic TCP/IP networking knowledge of client/server concepts
  • Basic Linux commands and desktop navigation

Course Objectives

  • Backup and recover from various failures
  • Monitor application server using GUI and command-line tools such as automation scripts
  • Describe the architecture of WebLogic Server including domains, servers and machines
  • Install, configure and use WebLogic Server
  • Perform routine Oracle WebLogic Server administration functions
  • Set up a cluster of servers and distribute applications and resources to the cluster
  • Configure Oracle HTTP Server as the Web-tier front end for Oracle WebLogic Server instances and clusters
  • Deploy different types of Java EE applications to Oracle WebLogic Server
  • Deploy and manage large-scale Java EE applications to servers or clusters through the entire development and production lifecycle
  • Configure basic resource and application security

Product Description

  • Introducing Oracle Fusion Middleware Platform
    • Describing the Oracle Fusion Middleware Environment
    • Describing How WebLogic Server Supports Various Fusion Middleware Suites
    • Describing How Various Fusion Middleware Suites Augment the Functions of WebLogic Server
  • Defining Java Enterprise Edition Terminology and Architecture
    • Explaining the Motivation Behind Distributed Systems
    • The Major Components of the Java Platform Enterprise Edition 5 (Java EE) Specification
  • Installing Oracle WebLogic Server
    • Explaining Oracle WebLogic Server Installation Steps
    • Installing WebLogic Server Using Both the Graphical User Interface (GUI) and Command Line
    • Describing the Organization and Contents of the WebLogic Server Directory Structure
    • Navigating the WebLogic Server Online and Offline Documentation
  • Configuring a Simple Domain
    • Describing the Common Elements in a WebLogic Server Domain
    • Describing how Domains are Used in the Enterprise
    • Comparing Administration and Managed Servers
    • Configuring a Domain
    • Describing the Organization and Contents of the WLS Directory Structure
    • Describing the use of WLST Offline to Manage Domains
    • Creating a Simple Domain with One Managed Server
    • Checking the Port Numbers that are Used for Components
  • Configuring a Domain Using Templates
    • Describing the Internal Process Used to Create or Update a Domain Using a Template
    • Describing the Process of Extending a Domain Template
    • Explaining the Domain Templates Provided for Setting up JDeveloper, SOA, and WebCenter
  • Using Administration Console and WLST
    • Identifying Dynamic and Nondynamic Attribute Changes in the Administration Console
    • Customizing Monitoring Tables Within the Administration Console
    • Using the WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) Command-line Utility
    • Invoking WLST and Navigate Through the Domain Structure
    • Describing How Change Management is Performed Internally Using Java Management Extension (JMX) and Mbeans
  • Configuring Managed Server
    • Configuring Managed Servers Using the Administrative Console
    • Configuring Managed Servers Using WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST)
    • Starting Managed Servers
    • Shutting Down a Server or an Entire Domain Using WLST or the Administrative Console
    • Configuring Managed Servers on a Computer Separate from the Sdministration Server
    • Explaining Administration and Managed Server Independence (MSI)
  • Configuring Node Managers
    • Defining the Oracle WebLogic Server Machine
    • Configuring a Machine and Assign Servers to it by Using the Console and WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST)
    • Explaining the Node Manager Architecture
    • Describing the Organization and Contents of a Node Manager Directory Structure
    • Configuring, Starting, and Stopping Node Managers
    • Describing How to Start and Stop Procedures
  • Viewing and Managing Logs in Oracle WLS Environment
    • Defining and Configuring Server and Domain Logs
    • Viewing and Interpreting the Format of Domain and Server Log Files Using the Administration Console
    • Configuring Server Standard Output Settings Using the Console
    • Describing How Applications Can Integrate With WLS Logging Infrastructure (Apache commons, log4j)
    • Accessing Online Log Message Catalogs
    • Creating and Applying a Log Filter Using the Console
    • Configuring Log Filter Expressions
  • Deployment Concepts
    • Contrasting Autodeploy With Manual Deployment
    • Configuring and Deploying Web Applications Via the Administration Console, Command Line, and WLST
    • Configuring Deployment Descriptors
    • Testing Deployed Applications
    • Describing the Role of Web Servers
    • Tracing a Typical Web Interaction Flow
    • Contrasting Static and Dynamic Content and Deployment
    • Front-end Deployed Applications With a Web Server
  • Deploying Java EE Applications
    • Describing Java EE Web Applications
    • Describing Enterprise Deployment Architectures
    • Packaging Web Applications in Several Forms
    • Defining Web Application Structure and Web Application Archive
    • Explaining Why WebLogic Augments Standard Java EE Deployment Descriptors With weblogic*.xml Files
    • Looking at Deployment Descriptors web.xml and weblogic.xml
    • Describing URLs and Web Applications
  • Advanced Deployment
    • Configuring an Application for Multiple Development Environments
    • Creating a Deployment Plan
    • Staging a Deployment Plan
    • Using Production Redeployment
  • Understanding JDBC and Configuring Data Sources
    • Configuring JDBC and JDBC Data Sources
    • Configuring Data Source Scope
    • Contrasting Two-tier and Multi-tier JDBC Architecture
    • Configuring a Connection Pool
    • Describing How Data Sources are Used
    • Deploying JDBC Resources to a Target
    • Explaining the Components of JDBC URLs
    • Monitoring and Testing a Data Source
  • Setting Up Java Message Service (JMS) Resources
    • Describing JMS
    • Describing How Oracle WebLogic Server JMS is Implemented
    • Configuring JMS Server
    • Configuring Connection Factories
    • Configuring Queues and Topics
    • Configuring Persistent Messages
    • Deploying an Application that Uses JMS
    • Monitoring JMS Resources and Messages
  • Introduction to Clustering
    • The Benefits of Oracle WebLogic Cluster
    • Basic Cluster Architecture
    • Multitier Cluster Architecture
    • Communication Among Clustered Server Instances
    • The Key Criteria for Selecting Suitable Cluster Architecture
  • Configuring a Cluster
    • Preparing Your Environment for a Cluster
    • Creating and Configuring a Cluster
    • Adding Servers to a Cluster
    • Starting Up and Shutting Down Clustered Servers
  • Managing Clusters
    • Deploying Applications to a Cluster
    • Describing the Replication of a Session State in a Cluster
    • Configuring Replication Groups
    • Configuring In-memory Replication
    • Configuring Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) Replication
    • Configuring File Replication
    • Configuring a Multitier Cluster for Enterprise JavaBeans (EJB) Applications
  • Security Concepts and Configuration
    • Using the WebLogic Server (WLS) Security Architecture
    • Configuring Security Realms
    • Configuring Users and Groups
    • Configuring Roles
    • Configuring Policies
    • Configuring Protection for Web Application Resources and EJBs
  • Protecting Against Attacks
    • Describing the Process of Configuring Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
    • Using the Keytool Utility to Configure Keys and Obtain Digital Certificates
    • Configuring SSL for the WLS Server
    • Configuring Countermeasures for Some Web-based Attacks
  • Backup and Recovery Operations
    • Recommending a Backup and Recovery Strategy
    • Performing a Full Offline Backup and Recovery
    • Performing an Online and Offline Domain Backup
    • Performing an Offline Domain Recovery
    • Performing an Instance Home Backup and Recovery
Price (excl. tax)

1,596.- €

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