In this course, you learn how to install, configure, and maintain IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 base, Network Deployment (ND), and the Liberty profile. You learn how to deploy enterprise Java applications in a single computer or clustered configuration. In addition, you learn how to work with features of WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5, such as IBM Installation Manager, WebSphere Customization Toolbox, security enhancements, Intelligent Management, and centralized installation.

Throughout the course, hands-on exercises and demonstrations reinforce lecture content and give you practical experience with WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5. You complete tasks such as installing and assembling applications, applying problem determination techniques, configuring a clustered environment, and working with fine-grained administrative security.


  • Relate WebSphere Application Server to the WebSphere family of products
  • Describe the features and standards in WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5
  • Describe the architectural concepts that are related to WebSphere Application Server
  • Install and configure WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5
  • Install and configure IBM HTTP Server (IHS)
  • Assemble and install server-side Java enterprise applications
  • Use WebSphere administrative tools to configure and manage enterprise applications
  • Use wsadmin scripting
  • Configure WebSphere Application Server security
  • Deploy applications in clustered environments
  • View performance information about server and application components
  • Use problem determination tools and log files to troubleshoot problems
  • Configure messaging with the service integration bus
  • Describe Intelligent Management features
  • Describe WebSphere Batch features
  • Describe the Liberty profile
  • Install and configure the Liberty profile.


This intermediate course is designed for administrators who install, configure, and manage web-based applications on WebSphere Application Server. Web administrators, lead application developers, and application architects can also benefit from this course.


WebSphere Application Server Online Training
Course introduction
WebSphere product family overview
WebSphere Application Server architecture – stand-alone
WebSphere Application Server architecture – federated
IBM Installation Manager
WebSphere Application Server installation
Web server installation
Exercise: Installing IBM Installation Manager
Exercise: Installing WebSphere Application Server
Exercise: Installing IBM HTTP Server
WebSphere Application Server administrative console
Exercise: Exploring the administrative console
Introduction to the PlantsByWebSphere application
Application assembly
Exercise: Assembling an application
Application installation
Exercise: Installing an application
Problem determination
Exercise: Problem determination
Introduction to wsadmin and scripting
Exercise: Using wsadmin
Federating a cell
Exercise: Creating a federated cell
Workload management
Exercise: Clustering and workload management
Introduction to WebSphere Messaging
Exercise: Configuring the service integration bus
Job manager and Centralized Installation Manager
Demonstration: Using the job manager
Overview of Intelligent Management
WebSphere security
Exercise: Configuring WebSphere security
Exercise: Configuring application security
Exercise: Configuring SSL for WebSphere
Overview of the Liberty profile
Exercise: Working with the Liberty profile
Performance monitoring
Exercise: Using the performance monitoring tools
WebSphere Batch
Course summary

WebSphere Application Server Problem Determination

Course introduction
Overview of WebSphere Application Server systems and components
Using the IBM Support Assistant Team Server 5.0
Exercise: Using the IBM Support Assistant Team Server 5.0
Problem determination methods
Gathering diagnostic data
Exercise: Gathering diagnostic data
Introduction to JVM-related problems
Exercise: Introduction to configuring garbage collection policies
How to troubleshoot hangs
Exercise: Troubleshooting hung threads
How to troubleshoot crashes
Exercise: Troubleshooting crashes
Introduction to WebSphere out-of-memory problems
Exercise: Troubleshooting an out-of-memory condition
Introduction to database connection problems
Exercise: Troubleshooting database connection problems
Tuning and connection pool management problems
Exercise: Troubleshooting a connection leak
WebSphere security configuration problems
Exercise: Troubleshooting security problems
Application deployment problems
Server start failures
Exercise: Troubleshooting server start failures
Request flow and web container problems
Exercise: Troubleshooting request flow and web container problems
Default messaging provider problem determination
Exercise: Troubleshooting WebSphere default messaging
WebSphere installation problems when using IBM Installation Manager
Intelligent Management problem determination and problem determination tools
Exercise: Configuring health management policies
Course summary

WebSphere Application Server Scripting and Automation

Course introduction
Introduction to scripting
WebSphere Application Server administrative concepts and architecture
WebSphere Application Server scripting facilities
Using wsadmin
Exercise: Using wsadmin to explore the WebSphere Application Server environment
Jython basics
Jython development by using the IADT
Exercise: Using the IBM Assembly and Deploy Tools (IADT) to develop Jython scripts
Administrative object basics: Help and AdminConfig
Exercise: Using the Help and AdminConfig objects
Administrative object basics: AdminApp
Exercise: Using the AdminApp object
Administrative object basics: AdminControl
Exercise: Using the AdminControl object
Administrative object basics: AdminTask
Exercise: Using the AdminTask object
Introduction to the PlantsByWebSphere and messaging applications
Configuring and managing servers and server resources by using scripting
Exercise: Creating and configuring the Plants server environment with scripting
Exercise: Installing and configuring the IBM HTTP Server
Deploying and managing the PlantsByWebSphere application by using scripting
Exercise: Deploying the PlantsByWebSphere application
Scripting methodologies and recommendations
Using ws_ant
Exercise: ws_ant scripting and configuring the service integration bus
Properties file based configurations and Jython script library
Using scripts with the job manager and CIM
Exercise: Automating the installation of WebSphere Application Server
Course summary

  • $ 148.00 $ 73.99
    • INR: Rs 4,999.00
  • 6 Units
  • 3 hours, 7 minutes Hrs

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