Red Hat AMQ Administration Training

Red Hat® AMQ Administration (AD440) helps system administrators, architects, and developers acquire the skills they need to administer the message broker, Red Hat JBoss AMQ. Through numerous hands-on exercises, the student will create, configure, manage, and monitor broker instances including hardened, clustered brokers that provide high availability and failover.

Course Details


2 days


  • General understanding of enterprise messaging concepts and message-oriented middleware
  • Ability to read and edit XML files

Target Audience

  • Application Administrators
  • Developers
  • IT Leaders
  • Application Architects

Skills Gained

  • Install a JBoss AMQ 7 broker
  • Configure multicast and anycast addresses
  • Secure the AMQ broker for authentication and authorization
  • Cluster AMQ brokers
  • Monitor JBoss AMQ brokers
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Install the broker
    • Install JBoss AMQ, create a broker instance, and verify connectivity to the instance.
  • Configuration
    • Configure message addresses and queues.
  • Secure access to the broker
    • Configure authentication, authorization, and encryption on the broker.
  • Configure broker persistence
    • Configure zero, file-based, and database-backed persistence.
  • Manage broker resource consumption
    • Configure the broker to limit memory and other resource consumption.
  • Implement broker clustering, high availability, and failover
    • Create a scalable and highly available cluster of brokers.
  • Monitor and manage the broker
    • Monitor and manage broker resources using logging and the web console.
  • Route messages to brokers
    • Install JBoss AMQ interconnect and configure routes to brokers.
  • Comprehensive review of Red Hat JBoss AMQ administration
    • Configure Red Hat JBoss AMQ brokers and verify proper operation.