Overview

This course is also available as self-paced virtual (e-learning), WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Administration (ZA855GB) and as instructor-led online course, WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5 Administration (Remote Classroom) (VA855GB). Please note that this option does not require any travel.

This 5-day instructor-led course teaches you the skills that are needed to install and administer IBM WebSphere Application Server V8.5.5. This release offers users enhanced support for standards, emerging technology, and a choice of development frameworks.

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.

Read more

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • An understanding of basic internet concepts
  • Experience in using a web browser
  • Administrative skills for a web server, such as IBM HTTP Server or Apache
  • Basic operational skills for the Linux operating system
Read more

Delegates will learn how to

  • 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
Read more

Outline

  • 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
Read more

Why choose QA

Dates & Locations

Frequently asked questions

See all of our FAQs

How can I create an account on myQA.com?

There are a number of ways to create an account. If you are a self-funder, simply select the "Create account" option on the login page.

If you have been booked onto a course by your company, you will receive a confirmation email. From this email, select "Sign into myQA" and you will be taken to the "Create account" page. Complete all of the details and select "Create account".

If you have the booking number you can also go here and select the "I have a booking number" option. Enter the booking reference and your surname. If the details match, you will be taken to the "Create account" page from where you can enter your details and confirm your account.

Find more answers to frequently asked questions in our FAQs: Bookings & Cancellations page.

How do QA’s virtual classroom courses work?

Our virtual classroom courses allow you to access award-winning classroom training, without leaving your home or office. Our learning professionals are specially trained on how to interact with remote attendees and our remote labs ensure all participants can take part in hands-on exercises wherever they are.

We use the WebEx video conferencing platform by Cisco. Before you book, check that you meet the WebEx system requirements and run a test meeting (more details in the link below) to ensure the software is compatible with your firewall settings. If it doesn’t work, try adjusting your settings or contact your IT department about permitting the website.

Learn more about our Virtual Classrooms.

How do QA’s online courses work?

QA online courses, also commonly known as distance learning courses or elearning courses, take the form of interactive software designed for individual learning, but you will also have access to full support from our subject-matter experts for the duration of your course. When you book a QA online learning course you will receive immediate access to it through our e-learning platform and you can start to learn straight away, from any compatible device. Access to the online learning platform is valid for one year from the booking date.

All courses are built around case studies and presented in an engaging format, which includes storytelling elements, video, audio and humour. Every case study is supported by sample documents and a collection of Knowledge Nuggets that provide more in-depth detail on the wider processes.

Learn more about QA’s online courses.

When will I receive my joining instructions?

Joining instructions for QA courses are sent two weeks prior to the course start date, or immediately if the booking is confirmed within this timeframe. For course bookings made via QA but delivered by a third-party supplier, joining instructions are sent to attendees prior to the training course, but timescales vary depending on each supplier’s terms. Read more FAQs.

When will I receive my certificate?

Certificates of Achievement are issued at the end the course, either as a hard copy or via email. Read more here.

Contact Us

Please contact us for more information