Online Weblogic and SOA 11g Admin Training Course Content

Introducing Oracle Fusion Middleware Platform

  • Describe Oracle Fusion Middleware components
  • Fusion Middleware Concepts
  • Describe the relationship of WebLogic Server to Fusion Middleware components

Installing Oracle WebLogic Server 11g

  • Install JDK
  • Install WebLogic Server using the graphical installer
  • Installing Oracle 11gR2 Database.
  • Installing SOA Schemas using Repository Creation Utility
  • Installing SOA Software
  • In detail explanation about File System and Directory Structure in Fusion Middleware

Configuring a Simple Domain

  • Describe elements in a WebLogic Server domain
  • Configuring Machines
  • Node Manager Concepts and understanding its functionality
  • Define a WebLogic Server Domain
  • Define Managed Servers within a Domain.
  • Compare administration and managed servers
  • Create a simple SOA domain using the Configuration Wizard
  • Start and stop WebLogic Server using scripts
  • Extend a SOA domain with the Configuration Wizard
  • Describe other products that have WLS domain templates

Using Administration Console and WLST

  • Access the WebLogic Server administration console
  • Describe the parts of the administration console
  • Describe the parts of the help system
  • Access admin console preferences
  • Make a change to the configuration (lock & edit, make change, view changes and restarts (optional), activate changes)
  • Run a WSLT script
  • Describe common WSLT commands

Configuring Managed Servers

  • Configure managed servers using the Administrative Console
  • Configure managed servers using WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST)
  • Start managed servers
  • Shut down servers using WLST or the Administrative Console
  • Create managed servers on a remote machine with pack and unpack
  • Define Managed Server Independence mode
  • Create and use a file

Configuring Node Managers

  • Configure a machine and assign servers to it
  • Describe the capabilities of node manager
  • Configure, start, and stop a Java-based Node Manager

Viewing and Managing Logs in Oracle WLS Environment

  • Configure server logs in the admin console
  • Interpret a server log file entry
  • Configure server standard output in the admin console
  • Access logs via the admin console
  • Create and apply a log filter using the console

Deployment Concepts

  • Autodeploy a web application
  • Deploy, redeploy (update), and undeploy (delete) a web application via the admin console
  • Edit web app deployment descriptors via the admin console
  • Test deployed web applications via the admin console
  • Describe the relationship between WebLogic and Web servers
  • Deploy, redeploy, and undeploy a web application with weblogic.Deployer
  • Deploy a web application with WLST

Understanding JDBC and Configuring Data Sources

  • Understanding JDBC Data Sources
  • Explanation about Single Data Source
  • Explanation about Multi-Data Source
  • Configure a JDBC data source
  • Configure a connection pool
  • Describe how data sources are used
  • Control a data source (suspend / resume)
  • Monitor a data source via the admin console

Introduction to SOA Clustering

  • Describe a WebLogic Server cluster
  • Compare basic to multi-tier cluster architectures
  • Describe cluster communication (heartbeats, peer-to-peer)

Configuring a SOA Cluster

  • Create and configure a cluster via the admin console
  • Add servers to a cluster via the admin console
  • Explain how proxy plug-ins perform load balancing and failover

Security Concepts and Configuration

  • Describe a WebLogic Server security realm
  • Migrate provider data using the admin console
  • Create users and groups via the admin console
  • Configure roles and policies via the admin console
  • Configure roles and policies using application descriptors
  • Configure Web application authentication using descriptors
  • Configure the embedded LDAP authentication provider

Backup and Recovery Operations

  • Describe backup and recovery strategies
  • Perform a full offline backup
  • Perform an offline domain recovery
  • Perform an Instance Home backup
  • Setup automatic backup of WLS configuration
  • Start the admin server on a backup computer