Oracle WebLogic Server 10g R3 Advanced System Administration Training

Course #:WA1752

Oracle WebLogic Server 10g R3 Advanced System Administration Training

This course goes beyond the basics of WebLogic administration and teaches a number of advanced concepts.

Key components of this course are:

  • Automating administration tasks using scripting. Details of JMX and MBean are covered so that students can gain confidence with scripting.
  • Java Messaging Service (JMS) configuration.
  • Security configuration.

Topics such as diagnostic framework and performance management using Work Manager are also covered.


Web Logic administrators who are already familiar with basic administration and want to learn about more advanced topics.


Knowledge and experience with basic Web logic administration. Students should be familiar with concepts like domain, enterprise application deployment and clustering.


4 days

Outline of Oracle WebLogic Server 10g R3 Advanced System Administration Training

1. Introduction to JMX

  • What is JMX?
  • JMX Architecture
  • MBean Details
  • ObjectName
  • MBean Server
  • WebLogic MBean Servers
  • Connecting to an MBean Server
  • Introduction to jconsole
  • Accessing MBeans From jconsole

2. WebLogic Server MBeans

  • MBean Lifecycle
  • Configuration Change Management
  • Hierarchical Data Model
  • Navigating the Hierarchy
  • Key WebLogic MBeans

3. Introduction to WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST)

  • What is WLST?
  • JMX MBeans And WLST
  • Starting WLST
  • Connecting to an MBean Server
  • Navigating MBean Hierarchy
  • Changing Configuration
  • Creating and Deleting Objects
  • Deploying Application
  • Managing Applications
  • Controlling Server State

4. Working With Sample WLST Scripts

  • Understand in details various script supplied with WebLogic installation.
  • Learn how to customize these scripts.

5. JMS Administration

  • What is JMS?
  • Key components of JMS
    • Connection factory
    • Destination
    • Topic
    • Persistence
  • JMS architecture in WebLogic
    • JMS system module
    • JMS Server
    • JMS system module
    • Store and forward (SAF)
    • Persistent store
  • Configuring JMS system module
  • Configuring a JMS server
  • Configuring destination and topic
  • Configuring connection factory

6. Configuring Store and Forward

  • What is SAF?
  • Why do we need SAF?
  • Designing an SAF for your JMS need

7. Unit of Order and Path Service

  • What are Unit of Order and Path Service?
  • Message processing with Unit of Order.
  • Message delivery with Unit of Order.
  • Example case study
  • Path service
  • Creating Unit of Order
  • Advanced administration of Unit of Order

8. Messaging Bridge

  • What is messaging bridge and why we need it?
  • Components of a messaging bridge
  • Creating a messaging bridge
  • Managing a messaging bridge

9. Introduction to WebLogic Security

  • Understand the basics of authentication, authorization and delegation
  • WebLogic security architecture
  • What is Single Sign On?
  • What is SAML?

10. Security Realms and Providers

  • Understand security realm and provider
  • Configuring security using LDAP
  • Configuring security using Database
  • Role Mapping Provider
  • Auditing Provider
  • PKI Credential Mapping Provider
  • SAML Credential Mapping Provider

11. SSL Configuration

  • How does SSL work?
  • Why do you need to configure SSL in WebLogic?
  • Identity and trust keystores
  • Configuring SSL in WebLogic

12. WebLogic Diagnostics Framework (WLDF) and Logging

  • What is diagnostic framework?
  • WLDF architecture
  • How is WLDF configured?
  • Configuring and Capturing Diagnostic Images
  • Configuring Diagnostic Archives
  • Configuring the Harvester for Metric Collection
  • Watches and notifications

13. Work Managers

  • What is a work manager?
  • When to use a work manager?
  • Understanding how thread pools are used
  • Defining and using a work manager
  • Work Managers and Execute Queues
  • Using Common
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