WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5 Administration

In this course, you learn how to install, configure, and maintain IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 base, Network Deployment (ND), and the Liberty profile. You learn how to deploy enterprise Java applications in a single computer or clustered configuration. In addition, you learn how to work with features of WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5, such as IBM Installation Manager, WebSphere Customization Toolbox, security enhancements, Intelligent Management, and centralized installation. Throughout the course, hands-on exercises and demonstrations reinforce lecture content and give you practical experience with WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5. You complete tasks such as installing and assembling applications, applying problem determination techniques, configuring a clustered environment, and working with fine-grained administrative security.
Students should have web server and system administration skills.
5 Days/Lecture & Lab
This course is designed for individuals who are Webmasters and System Administrators who need to install, configure and maintain systems using WebSphere Application Server v8.5.5.
  • Course introduction
  • WebSphere product family overview
  • WebSphere Application Server architecture - standalone
  • WebSphere Application Server architecture - federated
  • WebSphere Application Server installation
  • Exercise Installing WebSphere Application Server
  • Exercise Installing IBM HTTP Server
  • Exercise WebSphere Information Center installation (optional)
  • WebSphere Application Server administrative console
  • Exercise Exploring the WebSphere Application Server administrative console
  • Java EE 5 overview for administrators
  • Application assembly
  • Introduction to the Trade family of applications
  • Application installation
  • Exercise Assembling an application
  • Exercise Installing an application
  • Problem determination
  • Exercise Problem determination
  • Command-line administration, scripting, and automation
  • Exercise Using wsadmin
  • Federating a cell
  • Exercise Creating a federated cell
  • Workload management
  • Exercise Clustering and workload management
  • Introduction to WebSphere messaging
  • Exercise Configuring the Service Integration Bus
  • Centralized installation (optional)
  • Security and auditing
  • Exercise Configuring WebSphere security, including fine-grained administrative access
  • Exercise Configuring application security
  • Exercise Configuring SSL for WebSphere
  • Exercise Auditing (optional)
  • Performance monitoring
  • Exercise Using the performance monitoring tools
  • Flexible management (optional; includes demonstration)
  • Course summary

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