Oracle WebLogic Admin

Oracle WebLogic Server  is the industry's best application server for building and deploying enterprise Java EE applications with support for new features for lowering cost of operations, improving performance, enhancing scalability and supporting the Oracle Applications portfolio. WebLogic Server Java EE applications are based on standardized, modular components; WebLogic Server provides a complete set of services for those modules and handles many details of application behavior automatically, without requiring programming.

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What you will learn?

This course trains Web administrators on techniques for installing and configuring Oracle WebLogic Server. It also trains Web administrators to deploy Java EE applications to Oracle WebLogic Server using Administration Console and command-line and scripting tools like WLST.

  • Describe the architecture of WebLogic Server including domains, servers and machines.
  • Install, configure and use WebLogic Server.
  • Perform routine Oracle WebLogic Server administration functions.
  • Deploy different types of Java EE applications to Oracle WebLogic Server.

Who can attend?

  • Oracle Database Administrators
  • Web Administrators
  • Application Administrators

Suggested Pre-requisites

  • Basic TCP/IP networking knowledge of client/server concepts
  • Basic Linux commands and desktop navigation (if don't know we will cover it )

Training Highlights

  • Training by real IT professionals
  • Extensive syllabus and In-depth coverage with real world examples and scenarios
  • Top Quality course material for self-study and future reference
  • Interview questions & Guidance on Oracle certifications
  • Assistance on resume preparation
  • 100% satisfaction guaranteed
1. Introduction

  • History of web server, 2-tier architecture
  • Introduction to Java and J2EE
  • Overview on JVM
  • Introduction to J2EE Architecture
  • Various commercial products in 3-tiers the logic behind popularity of each product
  • Java Application Solution Architecture
  • Drawbacks of Web server
  • History of Application server
  • What is Application Server, 3-tier architecture
  • The need for an Application Server
  • Difference between Web server and Application server
2. Installation & Configuration (Weblogic & Domain)

  • Install WebLogic Server (GUI, Console, Silent modes)
  • WebLogic Server Domains
  • Servers And Domains
  • Domain Configuration The Configuration Wizard
  • The Configuration Wizard: Creating A New Domain
  • Starting The Administrative Server
  • The Administration Console Administrative Tasks
  • Identifying Dynamic and Non dynamic Attribute Changes in the Administration Console
  • Customizing Monitoring Tables Within the Administration Console
  • Setting the Domain Environment
  • Automatically Starting Admin Servers Managed Servers
  • Creating a Managed Server
  • Starting a Managed Server
  • Password
  • Examining Server Status
  • Shutting Down Servers Admin
  • Server Shutdown
  • Admin Server Backup Start Scripts
  • config.xml , packing and unpacking commands,
3. Starting and Stopping WebLogic Servers using Real-time Wrapper Scripts

  • Setting up WebLogic Server as Service
  • Starting and Stopping WebLogic
  • Administration Server
  • Adding a WebLogic Managed Server to a Domain
  • Starting and Stopping a WebLogic Managed Server
4. Web Logic Server Life Cycle And Extending Domain

  • Stages Of Weblogic Startup Process:
    • ADMIN
5. Java Naming and Directory (JNDI)

  • What is JNDI
  • Architecture Of JNDI
  • Why the JNDI required in Weblogic
  • Types of JNDIs
  • How to Viewing the JNDI Tree using Admin Console.
6. Setting up Weblogic Server Clustering Environment (Cluster)

  • What Is Clustering?
  • What Components Can Be Clustered?
  • Basic Cluster Diagrams
  • Web Container Load Balancing
  • Horizontal vs. Vertical Clustering
  • Horizontal Clustering
  • Clustering WebLogic Server
  • WebLogic Cluster Requirements
  • Configure Domain For Clustering
  • Create A Cluster
  • Multicasting vs. Unicasting
  • HttpClusterServlet Load Balancer
  • Horizontal Cluster setup (2 box,4 servers i.e. Domain Extension)
  • Vertical cluster setup (1 box , 3 servers)
  • Hybrid Cluster setup (2 boxes, 6 servers)
  • Managing Cluster
7. Assembling Applications (packing)

  • Java Web Application Architecture
  • The basic java files
  • The Infrastructure for Enterprise Web Applications
  • What is Application Assembly? JEE Modules
  • JEE Application Assembly Web Module
  • Web Module - Deployment Descriptor web.xml
  • Weblogic.xml WEB-INF Directory
  • Web Application Directory EJB Modules
  • EJB Deployment Descriptors ejb-jar.xml
  • Enterprise Application Modules
  • Enterprise Application Deployment Descriptor
8. Deploying Applications using various Methods

  • The Process
  • Deployment Overview
  • Archive Vs Expanded Directory
  • Default Deployment Names
  • Deployment Methods
  • Auto-Deployment
  • Console Deployment
  • Starting an Application
  • Stopping an Application
  • Updating Applications
  • Deleting Applications
  • Testing a Deployed Application
  • Monitoring Deployed Applications
  • Editing Deployment Descriptors Using Command Line
  • Weblogic.Deployer Usage
  • wldeploy Ant Task
  • WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST)
  • WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) Scripts
9. JDBC (Java Database Connectivity) and JTA Transactions

  • Introduction to JDBC
  • Types of JDBC Drivers
  • Working with a Database via JDBC (Client side)
  • The Need for Connection Pooling
  • Connection Pooling and Data Sources Connecting with Data Source
  • Steps in using Connection Pooling
  • Admin Tasks for Connection Pools and Data Sources
  • JDBC Driver Support in WebLogic Server
  • Database Access Using WebLogic Working with Data Sources
  • Creating a Data Source
  • Monitoring Data Source and Connection Pools
  • Creating Multidata Source (JDBC level Clustering)
  • Monitoring Multidata Source
  • What user and groups configurations
  • Unlocking the users
  • What is realm and its modules


10. JMS (Java Messaging Service)

  • Messaging Introduction
  • Messaging Components
  • Messaging Types
  • JMS (Java Messaging Service)
  • Message Driven Beans
  • (MDB) MDB as Message
  • Consumer JMS Resources
  • Durable Subscription
  • Deployment Descriptor Entry
  • Binding the Queue or Topic
  • WebLogic JMS Server
  • Creating a JMS Server
  • Creating a Connection Factory Creating a Topic, queue
  • Threshold and Quota
  • Configuring Threshold and Quota
  • Configure Distributed Destination
  • Creating a Distributed Topic/Queue
  • Monitoring JMS in WebLogic Messaging Bridge
  • JMS Clustering
11. Weblogic Server Security (Protecting Against Attacks)

  • WebLogic Server Security
  • Authentication / Authorization
  • Resources That Can Be Secured
  • Authentication Mechanisms
  • WebLogic Security Diagram
  • Overview: Security Tasks For Securing
  • Resources
  • WebLogic Security Realms
  • Managing Users/Groups
  • User Lockout
  • Managing Roles
  • Policies And Roles
12. Secure Socket Layer SSL (Encryption) and Security Frame Work

  • why SSL
  • Public Key / Private Key Encryption
  • Secure Communication Over The Web -SSL
  • SSL And WebLogic Server
  • Creating A Digital Certificate
  • Dealing With a CA
  • Configuring WebLogic Server SSL:
  • Keystores
  • Configure WebLogic SSL Settings
  • Configuring WebLogic Server
  • Setting A Listen Port
13. Apache HTTP Server Configuration and integration with Weblogic Server

  • Apache installation
  • Apache HTTP Server Plug-In
  • Installing Apache HTTP Server Plug-In
  • Configuring Apache HTTP Server Plug-In
  • Keep-Alive Connections
14. Using WebLogic As A Web Server (Virtual Hosting)

  • Web Server Overview
  • Using WebLogic Web Server
  • types of Virtual Hosts
  • Configuring The WebLogic Web Server Virtual Hosts
  • Creating Virtual Hosts
  • Specifying Virtual Host Names
  • Targeting Virtual Hosts to Server
  • Access Log
  • External Web Servers
15. WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST i.e. command Mode Administration)

  • WLST Details
  • Starting WLST
  • Simple WLST Commands
  • WLST Is Hierarchical
  • Navigating WLST
  • Other WLST Commands
  • Scripting With WLST
  • Recording WLST Scripts
  • Configure Recording
  • Start Recording
  • Sample Recorded Script
  • Taking the thread dump through the WLST.
16. Node Manager (NM)

  • Node Manager Functionality
  • types of Node Managers
  • setting up the NM Environment
  • Starting a Administration Server from Node Manager
  • Starting a Managed Server from Node Manager
  • Restarting a Managed Server from Node Manager
  • Shutting Down a Server Instance From Node Manager
  • what is J2AA
  • Working with Machines
  • Creating a Machine
  • Adding Server Instances To a Machine
  • Starting The Node Manager
  • Monitoring Managed Servers
  • Node Manager Logs and Configuration Files
17. Monitoring and Troubleshooting WebLogic Servers (Logging)

  • WebLogic Logging Services
  • Specifying the Logging Implementation
  • Message Severity
  • WebLogic Server Logs
  • Server Log
  • Viewing Server Log
  • Configuring Server Log
  • HTTP Access Log
  • Configuring HTTP Access Log
  • Domain Log
  • Viewing Logs
18. Performance Monitor using WebLogic Diagnostics Framework (WLDF)

  • log files
  • diagnostic modules
  • diagnostic Images
  • Archives
  • context
  • SNMP

19. What is Interoperability

20. Performance Tuning

  • Basic Tuning Methodology
  • Areas To Tune
  • Tuning Hardware
  • Tune The Operating System
  • Tune The JVM
  • JVM Choices
  • Tuning WebLogic Server
  • JDBC Settings
  • Thread Settings
  • Socket Readers
  • Socket Implementation
  • Monitoring Threads
  • Connection BackLog
  • Tuning The Back End
  • Muxer Threads
  • Work Managers and execute queues
  • Thread Dumps , Heap dumps and Core Dumps
21. Troubleshooting Weblogic Servers

  • How To Enable Disable Admin Console
  • How To Recover The Admin Password
  • How To Reset The Admin Password If Lost
  • Version Differences (WEBLOGIC 8.1 AND WEBLOGIC 9.1 AND ABOVE )
  • Regular Weblogic Server Issues.

22. Backup and Recovery Operations

  • Recommending a Backup and Recovery Strategy
  • Performing a Full Offline Backup and Recovery


23. Real Time Implementations

  • Real-time Weblogic Architectures
  • Real-time Tool (Remedy, Mantis bug tracking tool )
  • Sample Real-time Architectures
  • Daily Activities of the WebLogic Administrators
  • How to Apply patchs
  • About Migration and Up gradation (From lower version o Higher Version )
  • Common Errors during WebLogic Administration (Issues)
  • Non Technical Questions.
  • Tips about answering questions in Interviews
  • Tips for Resume preparation

24. Interview Questions

  • Interview Questions are real-time questions that were collected from various sources. By the end of this session we are very sure that you will be comfortable able to answer all these questions



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  • Training by former employees of Oracle India and real time IT professionals from various top IT firms
  • Training on Real Time scenarios and case studies
  • Most in-depth and comprehensive training on every topic of the course
  • Well structured Training Material for future reference
  • Training on Latest Versions – Oracle 12c
  • Individual attention and group discussions for Interview preperation
  • Dedicated systems for Lab practice supported by qualified Lab Administrators and UPS for power backup
  • Unlimited Lab Access till you get job
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Uclid has best of the best teaching faculties who are real time IT Professionals working with top MNCs. Each faculty has a minimum 10 years of real time experience on Oracle WebLogic Server and working in the capacity of project leaders and project managers in various MNCs. You will benefit from their rich experience by going through the real time scenarios and case studies during the training. At the end of the course you will not only learn Oracle WebLogic but also familiarize yourself with the real time aspects of Oracle WebLogic Server Administration.