Websphere Online Training

Websphere Course Content

1. WAS Installation and Fix Pack Upgrades

 

·         Hardware and Software pre-requisites

·         Installation overview

·         Installation Environments

·         Profile Types and their details

·         Creating profiles using command line tool

·         Pre-install tasks

·         Installation verification

·         Silent Installation – Profiles

·         V6 Install – Network Deployment and express

·         WAS Directory Structure

·         Backup Config task

·         Uninstall

·         Installing fix packs, cumulative fixes using Update Installer

·         Silent Installation of Fix packs using response files

·         Trouble shooting the fix packs installation problems

 

2.  Architectural Overview and System Management

 

·         Standalone and Distributed Server Overview

·         Express / Base / ND

·         WAS basics

·         Repository Directory Structure

·         JDBC Providers

·         Data Sources

·         JAAS Configuration

·         Application Data Files

·         Build cell – add / remove nodes

·         Cell, deployment manager, node and node agent

·         Creating and Managing Profiles

·         Manage Generic Servers and Node Groups

·         Enhanced EAR

·         Managed Nodes vs Un-Managed nodes

·         File Synchronization

·         Defining Virtual hosts

·         Command line tools

·         Server Commands

 

 3. Administrative Console

 

·         Starting the Admin Console

·         Logging into the Admin Console

·         Administrative Console areas

·         Administrative Console Preferences and Filters

·         Finding the items in the Console

·         Updating the existing objects

·         Adding new objects

·         Removing objects

·         Starting and Stopping objects

·         Saving to master repository

·         Backing up the profile configuration

·         Restoring the configuration

 

4. Working with Standalone Application Server

 

·         Managing the Application Server Profile

·         Application Server Configuration

·         Viewing the status of the application server

·         Starting and Stopping of an application server

·         Viewing runtime attributes of an application server

·         Customizing application servers

 

5.  Application Install

 

·         Install tasks

·         Creating J2C authentication alias

·         Virtual hosts creation and configuration

·         Creating JDBC resources

·         Creating data sources

·         Enterprise application installation

·         Managing applications

·         Start and Stop applications

·         Viewing installed applications

·         Configuration JVM logs

·         Enabling traces

·         Viewing the EJB modules

·         Viewing WEB modules

·         J2EE application flow

 

 

 6. Managing Web Server with WAS

 

·         IBM HTTP Server as unmanaged node

·         IBM HTTP Server on a managed node

·         IBM HTTP Server administration overview

·         IBM HTTP Server log files overview

·         Web Server instance start/stop

·         Web Server Custom plugin-cfg.xml

·         Managing plugin-cfg.xml files

·         Managing Web Server plug-in properties

·         Propagating the plug-in configurations

·         Web Server configuration file details (httpd)

 

7. Work Load Management and High Availability

 

·         What is clustering?

·         Horizontal and Vertical clustering

·         Distributed Server Configuration

·         Creating and configuring the cluster

·         Basic WLM request routing mechanism

·         Configure Virtual Host and Host aliases

·         Federation of nodes in ND

·         IBM HTTP Server

·         Viewing the status of cluster

·         Starting and Stopping closer and node agent

·         Edge Components, Http Server, Web Container and EJB Container Failover

·         HTTP session management, session affinity and session persistence

 

 8.Web Sphere MQ and JMS Mechanism

 

·         Web Sphere MQ and basic flow

·         Queues Managers and its objects

·         Distributed Queuing Mechanism

·         Channels – MQI and Message channels

 

9.WAS Security Mechanism

 

·         WAS security overview

·         Java 2 security for applications

·         JAAS

·         User registries

·         SSL

 

10. Troubleshooting

 

·         Web Sphere Application Server logs

·         Log file types and locations

·         Configuring and viewing logs at runtime

·         Enabling Logging and Tracing

·         Interpreting the JVM logs

·         Process logs

·         Installation related logs

·         Generating Heap dumps and Core dumps

·         Enabling Verbose Garbage Collection

 

 

11. Performance Monitoring

 

·         PMI overview

·         PMI data modules and counters

·         Enabling Performance monitoring infrastructure

·         WAS Dynamic cache

·         Performance Adviser

 

12,WS Admin Scripting

 

·         Ws admin vs administration Console

·         Ws admin functions and its connection type

·         Invoking ws admin

·         Ws admin administrative objects ( Admin Control, Admin Config, Admin Task, Admin App, Help)

·         Jython/Jacl basics