WebSphere Application Server V8 Administration for AIX Global Knowledge Egypt

This instructor-led course teaches you the skills needed to install and administer IBM WebSphere Application Server V8. As the latest release of WebSphere Application Server, Version 8 offers you enhanced support for standards, emerging technology, and a choice of development frameworks.

In this course, you will learn how to install, configure, and maintain IBM WebSphere Application Server V8 base and Network Deployment (ND), and to deploy enterprise Java applications in a single machine or clustered configuration. In addition, you will learn how to work with features new to WebSphere Application Server V8, such as IBM Installation Manager, WebSphere Customization Toolbox, administrative console extensions, security enhancements, and the centralized installation manager. Optional units cover topics such as centralized installation, auditing, and customizing Information Center content.

Throughout the course, hands-on exercises and demonstrations reinforce lecture content. You will gain practical experience with WebSphere Application Server V8 by performing tasks such as installing and assembling applications, using properties file-based configuration, applying problem determination techniques, and working with fine-grained administrative security.

Target Audience:

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.


You should have:

  • An understanding of basic Internet concepts
  • Experience using a web browser
  • Administrative skills for a web server, such as IBM HTTP Server or Apache
  • Basic operational skills for the AIX operating system


Course introduction

  • WebSphere product family overview
  • WebSphere Application Server architecture:Stand-Alone
  • WebSphere Application Server architecture:Federated
  • WebSphere Application Server installation
  • Web server installation
  • Exercise: Installing IBM Installation Manager
  • Exercise: Installing WebSphere Application Server
  • Exercise: Installing IBM HTTP Server
  • Exercise: WebSphere Application Server Information Center installation (optional)
  • WebSphere Application Server administrative console
  • Exercise: Exploring the administrative console
  • Java EE 6 overview for administrators
  • Introduction to the PlantsByWebSphere application
  • Application assembly
  • Application installation
  • Demonstration: Assembling an application
  • Exercise: Installing an application
  • Monitored directory
  • Exercise: Monitored directory: Drag-and-drop deployment
  • Problem determination
  • Exercise: Problem determination
  • Introduction to wsadmin and scripting
  • 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
  • Job manager and centralized installation manager
  • Demonstration: Using the job manager
  • WebSphere security
  • Exercise: Configuring WebSphere security
  • Exercise: Configuring application security
  • Exercise: Configuring SSL for WebSphere
  • Performance monitoring
  • Exercise: Using the performance monitoring tools
  • Course summary

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