WA855G - WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Administration
Duration: 5.0 days
An updated version of this course is available. For more information, click WebSphere Application Server V9 Administration(WA590G).
This course is also available as self-paced virtual (e-learning) course WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Administration (ZA855G). Please note that this option does not require any travel.
This course teaches you the skills that are needed to install and administer IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5. This release offers users enhanced support for standards, emerging technology, and a choice of development frameworks.
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.
WebSphere Application Server architecture - stand-alone
WebSphere Application Server architecture - federated
IBM Installation Manager
WebSphere Application Server installation
Web server installation
Exercise: Installing IBM Installation Manager
Exercise: Installing WebSphere Application Server
Exercise: Installing IBM HTTP Server
WebSphere Application Server administrative console
Exercise: Exploring the administrative console
Introduction to the PlantsByWebSphere application
Exercise: Assembling an application
Exercise: Installing an application
Exercise: Problem determination
Introduction to wsadmin and scripting
Exercise: Using wsadmin
Federating a cell
Exercise: Creating a federated cell
Exercise: Clustering and workload management
Introduction to WebSphere Messaging
Exercise: Configuring the service integration bus
Job manager and Centralized Installation Manager
Demonstration: Using the job manager
Overview of Intelligent Management
Exercise: Configuring WebSphere security
Exercise: Configuring application security
Exercise: Configuring SSL for WebSphere
Overview of the Liberty profile
Exercise: Working with the Liberty profile
Exercise: Using the performance monitoring tools
You should have:
An understanding of basic internet concepts
Experience in using a web browser
Administrative skills for a web server, such as IBM HTTP Server or Apache
Basic operational skills for the Linux operating system
This intermediate course is designed for administrators who install, configure, and manage web-based applications on WebSphere Application Server. Web administrators, lead application developers, and application architects can also benefit from this course.
The course is applicable to users running WebSphere Application Server on various platforms including IBM i systems.
Relate WebSphere Application Server to the WebSphere family of products
Describe the features and standards in WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5
Describe the architectural concepts that are related to WebSphere Application Server
Install and configure WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5
Install and configure IBM HTTP Server (IHS)
Assemble and install server-side Java enterprise applications
Use WebSphere administrative tools to configure and manage enterprise applications
Use wsadmin scripting
Configure WebSphere Application Server security
Deploy applications in clustered environments
View performance information about server and application components
Use problem determination tools and log files to troubleshoot problems
Configure messaging with the service integration bus