About this course

Course code TPZL1_WA680
Duration 5 Days

This intermediate course is for systems integrators, administrators, architects, and developers who use WebSphere Application Server to configure, administer, or architect solutions.

Prerequisites

You should have a thorough understanding of the topologies and runtime administration of WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment environments.

You can gain this knowledge through experience or by completing one of the following courses:

  • Transition to WebSphere Application Server V8.5 for Administrators (WU805GB) orTransition to WebSphere Application Server V8.5 for Administrators (Remote) (VU805GB)
  • WebSphere Application Server V8.5 Administration (WA585GB)orWebSphere Application Server V8.5 Administration (Remote Classroom) (VA585GB)

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe the support in WebSphere Application Server for scripting and automation
  • Use Jython and the IBM Assembly and Deploy Tools (IADT) to develop automated scripts
  • Identify the administrative objects and programming APIs needed for administrative scripting
  • Use the wsadmin tool to prototype and run scripts
  • Write scripts to automate common WebSphere Application Server administration tasks
  • Describe the use of Ant to automate tasks
  • Use Jython scripting to submit jobs to the job manager

Outline

  • 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

5 Days

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