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Home > Training > SOA for Administrators > WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) 6.2 Administration Training

WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) 6.2 Administration Training

Course#: WA1804

This course teaches the basics of the administration and deployment of service-based applications and message mediations in IBM WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) v6.2. It provides systems administrators, solutions administrators, and operators with the skills they need to install, configure, and manage WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus applications and to troubleshoot common problems.

  • Overview of WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus
  • Installing and Configuring WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus
  • Problem Determination and Resolution
  • Connectivity and Transformation Options
  • Integration with WebSphere Service Registry and Repository (WSRR)
  • Administering the Messaging Infrastructure
  • Performance Monitoring and Tuning
  • Security
  • Monitoring with Common Event Infrastructure
  • Clustering WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus
What you will learn
  After completing this course, the student should be able to:
  • Install and configure WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus
  • Install, configure and manage service-based applications
  • Use various troubleshooting tools and techniques to diagnose problems
  • Control the routing and transformation of service requests
  • Use the WebSphere Service Registry and Repository for dynamic service governance
  • Configure messaging resources required for WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus
  • Secure WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus
  • Improve the performance of WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus
  • Collect information on application events using the Common Event Infrastructure
  • Understand the configuration changes that are required to cluster WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus

This course is designed for System Administrators who need to install, configure and maintain systems using WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus v6.2.


Students should have a good understanding of the basic administration aspects of WebSphere Application Server v6.2.

  Four days

Outline of WA1804 WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) 6.2 Administration Training

Chapter 1 - Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Pattern

  • SOA and the ESB Pattern
  • Loose Coupling
  • Service Invocation and Composition
  • Message Flow and Business Process
  • Data Integration
  • ESB in Action
  • The ESB Patterns
  • Service Virtualization Patterns
  • Service Enablement Patterns
  • Message Based Integration Patterns
  • Summary

Chapter 2 - Overview of WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus

  • Introduction to WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus (WESB)
  • Example Mediation Flow
  • The Programming Model
  • Mediation Module
  • Packaging of Mediation Module
  • WESB Architecture
  • WESB Administration References
  • Summary

Chapter 3 - Installation of WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus

  • Supported Software and Hardware
  • Pre-Install Tasks
  • Launchpad
  • Installation Type
  • Feature Selection
  • Product File Installation
  • ESB Environments
  • Installation Summary
  • Installation Verification
  • Installation Verification
  • Installation Verification
  • Troubleshooting Installation
  • Troubleshooting Installation
  • Troubleshooting Installation
  • Fixes
  • Fixes
  • Downloading and Applying a Fix Pack
  • Co-existing With Other WebSphere Products
  • Review Questions
  • Review Answers
  • References

Chapter 4 - Basic Topologies

  • Profiles
  • Benefits of Profiles
  • Types of Profiles
  • Creating Profiles
  • Creating Profiles Using Profile Management Tool
  • Creating Profiles Using manageprofiles Command
  • Verifying Profile Creation
  • Augmenting Profiles
  • Augmenting Profiles using Profile Management Tool
  • Deleting Profiles
  • Installation Topologies
  • Topology 1
  • Topology 2
  • Topology 3
  • Topology 3
  • Review Questions
  • Review Answers
  • References

Chapter 5 - Configuration of WebSphere ESB

  • Configuration Overview
  • Configuration Overview
  • A Note About A Service Integration Bus (SIB)
  • A Note About A Service Integration Bus (SIB)
  • Configuration Overview
  • WESB Databases
  • WESB Databases
  • Create a Deployment Manager Profile
  • Create a Deployment Manager Profile
  • Create a Deployment Manager Profile
  • Create the Common Database
  • Create a Custom Profile
  • Create the MEDB Database
  • Create the Deployment Environment
  • Deployment Environment Wizard
  • Deployment Environment Wizard
  • Deployment Environment Wizard
  • Manually
  • Create an ESB Server
  • Configure Common Event Infrastructure (CEI)
  • Create the EVENT Database
  • Review Questions
  • Review Answers

Chapter 6 - Service Component Architecture (SCA)

  • Need For a New Programming Model
  • SCA Vendor Support
  • SCA Basics
  • SCA Components
  • A Service Component
  • References and Wires
  • Wiring Example
  • Service Assembly Model
  • Example Assembly
  • Imports
  • Export
  • Example Import and Export
  • Summary

Chapter 7 - Introduction to Mediation Flow

  • What is Mediation Flow?
  • Source and Target Operations
  • Message Flow Logic
  • Mediation Primitives
  • Anatomy of a Message
  • Developing a Mediation Flow
  • Routing Primitives
  • Transformation Primitives
  • Other Primitives
  • Subflow
  • Summary

Chapter 8 - SCA Module Deployment and Administration

  • Recapping SCA Modules
  • Deploying SCA Application
  • Basic Module Administration
  • Bus Administration
  • Summary

Chapter 9 - Web Service Binding Administration

  • The Import Component
  • The Export Component
  • Introduction to Binding
  • Supported Binding Types
  • Implementing Protocol Translation Pattern
  • The Web Service Binding
  • Web Service Import and Export
  • Web Service Binding Administration
  • Summary

Chapter 10 - Messaging Bindings Administration

  • Messaging Binding Choices
  • Sending a Message
  • Messaging in WebSphere Environments
  • Default Messaging
  • Service Integration Bus
  • Service Integration Bus
  • WebSphere MQ
  • Which To Use?
  • Default Messaging JMS Configuration
  • Relationship Between Default Messaging Components
  • Consuming a Message
  • JMS Import Binding Configuration
  • JMS Export Binding Configuration
  • Working with WebSphere MQ
  • WebSphere MQ JMS Configuration
  • Relationship Between MQ Messaging Components
  • MQ JMS Import Configuration
  • MQ JMS Export Configuration
  • Summary

Chapter 11 - Adapters Administration

  • What is an Adapter?
  • Adapter and SOA
  • Adapter Example
  • WebSphere JCA Adapters
  • Outbound Processing
  • Inbound Processing
  • Case Study
  • Deploying Adapter Module
  • Adapter Administration
  • Example: The Flat File Adapter
  • Summary

Chapter 12 - Clustering ESB

  • Clustering Basics
  • Clustered Mediation Flows
  • Clustering ESB Server Overview
  • Plan the Cluster
  • Deployment Patterns
  • Pattern 1: Single Cluster
  • Pattern 2: Remote Messaging
  • Pattern 3: Remote Messaging and Remote Support
  • Custom Pattern
  • Build a Deployment Manager Profile
  • Create Custom Profiles
  • Create the Deployment Environment
  • Install the Load Balancer
  • Deploy the Application
  • Test
  • Review
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
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