Course :BEA WebLogic Server Administration

Prerequisites:This course is suited for system administrators whose responsibilities may include, but are not limited to setting up WebLogic Server  environments for the developers, configuring resources, monitoring resources & performance tuning of WebLogic Server environments

Section- 1

WebLogic Server Basics
  • Overview of WebLogic
  • WebLogic Directory Structure
  • The config.xml File
  • Starting and Stopping the WebLogic Server
  • WebLogic Development Environment

The Administation Console
  • Overview
  • Console Preferences
  • Domain Configuration
  • Servers Configuration
  • View JNDI Tree


Section- 2

Configuring WebLogic Services
  • JDBC Connection Pools
  • Configuring a JDBC Connection Pool
  • Connection Pool Settings
  • Configuring JDBC Data Sources
  • MultiPools
  • JMS Stores
  • Configuring a JMS JDBC Store
  • Configuring a JMS File Store
  • Configuring a JMS Server
  • Configuring a JMS Queue
  • JMS Queue Settings


Section- 3

  • Security Concepts
  • Managing Users
  • Managing groups
  • Managing User Lockouts
  • Setting Minimum Password Length
  • WebLogic Security
  • Secure Sockets Layer
  • Configuring SSL

  • J2EE Web Applications
  • Settings in the web.xml file
  • Example web.xml
  • Deploying a web application
  • J2EE Enterprise Applications
  • Settings in the application.xml file
  • Example application.xml
  • Deploying an Enterprise Application
  • The weblogic.Deployer Utility
  • Using WebLogic Builder

Section- 4

Introduction to WebLogic Clusters
  • What is a Cluster
  • Communications in a cluster
  • Cluster-wide JNDI Tree
  • Configuring clusters
  • Node Manager
  • Deploying applications to a cluster
  • Creating a simple cluster
  • Starting the Cluster
  • Deploying an Application to the Cluster
  • Testing the Deployment

Clusters and Remote Servers
  • Adding a Remote Server to the Cluster
  • Starting the Cluster
  • Deploying an Application to the Cluster
  • Testing the Deployment

Web Server Plug-Ins
  • Overview of Plug-Ins
  • Configuring IIS as the HTTP Server
  • Testing the IIS Configuration
  • Configuring Apache as the HTTP Server
  • Testing the Apache Configuration


Section- 5

Monitoring and Performance Tuning
  • Server Performance
  • JVM Performance - BEA JRockit
  • JRockit Garbage Collecting Options
  • JVM Performance - Sun JDK
  • User Logins
  • Transactions
  • Execute Queries
  • Connection Pools
  • JMS Destinations
  • Guideline for Enterprise JavaBeans
  • Stateless Session Beans
  • Stateful Session Beans
  • Entity Beans
  • Message Driven Beans

Command Line Utilities and Other Tools
  • The weblogic.Admin Utility
  • Other Utilities
  • Unit Testing
  • JUnit
  • Performance Analysis Tools

WebLogic Licenses
  • WebLogic Platform Licenses
  • Updating the License File
  • Production Licenses
  • Pricing


Each Day includes Theory and Lab practice

  • Examples based on theory
  • Exercises

What You'll Learn :

In this course, students learn how to install, configure and maintain BEA WebLogic Server v8.1.Students will also learn to deploy enterprise J2EE applications in a single machine or clustered configuration.