WebSphere Application Server Online Training

WebSphere Application Server Online Training

WebSphere Application Server Online Training
WebSphere Application Server Online Training

WebSphere Application Server Online Training Course Content:

Application Server Overview

  • Need for application servers
  • WAS management features
  • WAS flavours
  • WAS Topologies
  • WAS 8.5 new features

Module 1 – Install & Uninstall

  • Installation planning
  • Product installation in GUI and silent mode
  • Profile creation in GUI and silent mode
  • Uninstalling product in GUI and silent mode

Module 2 – Logs and Configuration

  • Understanding product directory structure
  • Various log files written by WAS
  • HPEL
  • Configuring WAS classloaders

Module 3 – IBM HTTP Server & WAS Plug-in

  • Installing IHS and WebSphere Plug-in
  • Creating Web server definition
  • Plug-in generation and propagation

Module 4 – Vertical Scaled Cluster Creation

  • Basic terminology
  • Federating nodes into DMGR cell
  • Vertical and Horizontal clustering
  • Node synchronization
  • Assigning weights to cluster members
  • Cluster level operations

Module 5 – JDBC

  • JDBC providers
  • Creating data source & testing connection
  • Connection pool settings

Module 6 – JMS

  • Why JMS?
  • Messaging models
  • JMS – administered objects
  • WAS JMS – High level picture
  • Service Integration Bus
  • File store and Data store
  • WebSphere MQ messaging
  • WebSphere MQ Link

Module 7 – Application Deployment

  • Understanding virtual hosts
  • Deployment – High level picture
  • Application targets
  • Deployment using admin console
  • Monitored directory deployment

Module 8 – Administrative Scripting

  • Using ws_ant
  • Introduction to Jython
  • How wsadmin works?
  • Profile scripts
  • The wsadmin.properties file
  • Using command assistance
  • Property file based configuration management

Module 9 – Job Manager

  • Creating Job Manager Profile
  • Registering DMGR and base nodes to Job Manager
  • Creating and scheduling jobs for execution

Module 10 – SSL Part I

  • SSL Concepts
  • Configure SSL between IHS and WAS
  • The ikeyman tool

Module 11 – SSL Part II

  • Inbound SSL
  • SSL Configuration object
  • Outbound SSL
  • Monitoring Certificate Expiry

Module 12 – Health Management

  • Health Policy
  • Health Action
  • Health Controller
  • Creating Health Policies

Module 13 – Monitoring and Tuning

  • Analyzing Thread Dumps
  • Analyzing Heap Dumps
  • Dump Agents
  • JVM Tuning
  • Analyzing GC log messages using GCMV
  • Performance monitoring infrastructure (PMI)

Module 14 – High availability

  • Understanding session affinity
  • Deploying applications in a cluster
  • Clustering and JMS
  • Clustering and JDBC
  • Clustering and EJB requests
  • Understand Session replication & persistence
  • Dynamic Cluster

Module 15 – Administrative Agent

  • Creating administrative agent profile
  • Registering & Deregistering application server nodes
  • Working with administrative agent console

Module 16 – Security

  • Introduction to WAS security
  • User, Group and Role
  • Authentication and Authorization
  • Securing different types of applications

Module 17 – Security Auditing

  • Configure security auditing
  • Signing audit records
  • Encrypting audit records
  • Repository Checkpoint

Module 18 – Administration Tools

  • EarExpander.sh
  • Collector.sh
  • Visual Configuration Explorer
  • The applyPerfTuningTemplate.py too

Module 19 – CIM

  • CIM Overview
  • Job Targets
  • Using Sudo
  • Job Types
  • Job Creation Wizard
  • Submitting CIM jobs from command line

Module 20 – Liberty Profile

  • Liberty Profile Overview
  • Liberty Profile Installation
  • Setting Liberty Server runtime
  • Deploying an Application
  • Securing Liberty Server
  • Liberty Server Administration

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