Overview

This course teaches you the skills that are needed to administer IBM WebSphere Application Server V9 in a federated environment.

This release of IBM WebSphere Application Server provides enhanced support for standards (notably Java 7 EE), emerging technology, and a choice of development frameworks.

In this course, you learn how to configure and maintain IBM WebSphere Application Server V9 Network Deployment. You learn how to deploy and create a deployment manager and federate a cell. In addition, you learn how to create a cluster within the federated cell.

Throughout the course, hands-on exercises and demonstrations reinforce lecture content. You gain practical experience with WebSphere Application Server V9 by completing tasks such as creating a deployment manager, federating a stand-alone application server, creating a custom profile, and clustering an existing application server.

For information about other related courses, see the IBM Training website:

ibm.com/training

Audience

This course is designed for WebSphere administrators who have experience with stand-alone application server environments, and want to learn about creating and managing a federated environment.

Prerequisites

  • Basic operational skills for the Linux operating system
  • Administrative skills for a web server, such as IBM HTTP Server or Apache
  • Basic understanding of cloud concepts, private, public and hybrid clouds, and specifically traditional on-premises environments
  • Completion of course WebSphere Application Server V9 Administration (WA590G) or WebSphere Application Server V9 Administration (ZA590G), or experience with WebSphere Application Server in a stand-alone environment

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the architectural concepts that are related to WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment
  • Create a deployment manager instance
  • Federate an application server to a cell
  • Add a stand-alone application server to a WebSphere Application Server cell
  • Cluster an application server within a WebSphere Application Server cell
  • Configure WebSphere Application Server SSL security settings
  • Deploy applications in clustered environments
  • Describe the features of Intelligent Management

Topics

Course introduction
WebSphere Application Server architecture: Federated
Federating a cell
Exercise: Configuring the lab workstation
Exercise: Creating a federated cell
Workload management
Exercise: Clustering and workload management
WebSphere security: SSL
Exercise: Configuring SSL for WebSphere
Overview of Intelligent Management
Course summary

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In this course, you learn how to install and configure IBM WebSphere Application Server V9 base. You also see how to install IBM Installation Manager 1.8.5, which is a prerequisite for installing WebSphere Application Server. Finally, you see how to install the IBM HTTP server.

Throughout the course, recorded demonstrations reinforce lecture content.

For information about other related courses, visit the IBM Training website:

http://www.ibm.com/training

If you are enrolling in a Self Paced Virtual Classroom or Web Based Training course, before you enroll, please review the Self-Paced Virtual Classes and Web-Based Training Classes on our Terms and Conditions page, as well as the system requirements, to ensure that your system meets the minimum requirements for this course. http://www.ibm.com/training/terms

Audience

This 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.

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, 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

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Install and configure IBM Installation Manager
  • Install and configure WebSphere Application Server V9
  • Install and configure IBM HTTP Server (IHS)

Topics

IBM Installation Manager
Demonstration: Installing IBM Installation Manager Version 1.8.3
WebSphere Application Server installation
Demonstration: Installing WebSphere Application Server
Demonstration: Modifying WebSphere Application Server
Demonstration: Creating a profile with the Profile Management Tool
Demonstration: Verifying installation of WebSphere Application Server
Demonstration: Creating a backup of profile1
Demonstration: Starting and stopping the WebSphere Application Server
Demonstration: Exploring the directory structure of the WebSphere Application Server
Demonstration: Checking installation log files
Demonstration: Checking WebSphere Application Server log files
Web server installation
Demonstration: Installing IBM HTTP Server
Demonstration: Installing the IBM HTTP Server plug-in
Demonstration: Installing the IBM WebSphere Customization Toolbox
Demonstration: Configuring the web server plug-in
Demonstration: Verifying and testing installation of IBM HTTP Server and plug-in
Demonstration: Exploring the IBM HTTP Server and plug-in installation files
Demonstration: Checking IBM HTTP Server installation log files
Demonstration: Reviewing configuration files

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