Oracle Weblogic Administrator Training

This course trains system administrators and data center personnel on techniques for installing, configuring, deploying and securing distributed, clustered applications and systems deploy on Oracle WebLogic Server.

This training focuses on techniques for building high availability, clustered configurations to ensure maximum application uptime. Method for hardening the implementation to provide reliable security are also emphasized


Week 1 : Weblogic Server Basics

  • Overview of Weblogic
  • WebLogic Directory Structure
  • The config.xml File
  • Starting and Stopping Weblogic Server
  • Architecture of WebLogic Server
  • Weblogic Providing Services
  • J2EE Services Overview

The Administration Console

  • Overview of the Administration Console
  • Domain Configuration
  • Server Configuration

Hands On: Installing of Weblogic Server 10.3, Creation of domains,
Starting and Stopping the servers, J2EE Service Configurations.

Week 1 : Introduction Weblogic Managed Servers and Clusters


What is a cluster?
  • Communications in a Cluster
  • Cluster -Wide JNDI Tree
  • Configuring Clusters
  • Node Manager
  • Deploying Applications to a Cluster
  • Creating a Cluster
  • Starting the Cluster
  • Deploying an Application to the Cluster
  • Testing the Deploying
  • Overview on SNMP

Cluster and Remote Services

Hands On: Creation of managed Server in Multi OS, Creation of Cluster, Configuring Cluster, Starting the Managed Server, Starting the Cluster, Cluster Deployment etc.

Week 2 : Deployments

  • J2EE Web Applications ,EJB Applications
  • Settings in the web.xml File
  • Example web.xml
  • Deploying a Web Application
  • J2EE Enterprise Applications
  • Guidelines for Enterprise Java Beans
  • Stateless Session Beans
  • Stateful Session Beans Entity Beans
  • Message Driven Beans
  • Settings in the application.xml File
  • Example of application.xml
  • Deploying an Enterprise Application
  • Deploying an Enterprise Application
  • Auto Deployment
  • Command line Deployment via Commands

Webserver plugin-ins

  • Overview of Plug-Ins
  • Integration of Apache Web Server with Web logic Server Configuration

Hands On:on the above topics

Week 2 : Configuring Weblogic JNDI resources

  • Connection Pools and Data Sources
  • Configuring Data Sources
  • Data Source Settings
  • Multi Data Sources

Hands on:on the above topics

Week 3 : Security and Threads Concepts in Weblogic

  • Security Concepts
  • Managing Users
  • Managing Groups
  • Managing User Lockouts
  • Setting Minimum Password Length
  • WebLogic Security
  • Secure Sockets Layer(SSL)
  • Configuring SSL
  • Execute Threads in Weblogic Services
  • Threading Services in Weblogic

Hands on: On the above topics

Week 3: JMS Resources


What is JMS?
  • JMS Models
  • Creating a JMS Servers
  • Configuring JMS with Servcies
  • JMS Server Settings
  • JMS servers, JMS queues, JMS topics
  • JMS connection factories
  • JMS distributed destination
  • JMS Persistent Store –JMS File Store, JMS JDBC Store
  • Foreign JMS Server Configuration
  • Overview on JMS Message Bridges

Hands On:Creating JMS servers , JMS modules , Queues, Connection factories, Distributed queues. Configuring JDBC connection pools,Data Source, Multi-Data sources, Data Source Factory and Testing with Applications

Week 4: Monitoring and Performance Tuning and Trouble Shooting

  • General Information
  • Server Performance
  • User Logins
  • Transactions
  • Connection Pools
  • Work Managers
  • JMS Destinations
  • JVM Performance – SunSDK
  • JVM Performance - JRockit ,Garbage Collector
  • Techniques to Fix Server Crash problems
  • Various Types of Log File for Trouble Shooting
  • Backup Configurations for weblogic Environment
  • Upgrading the version of Weblogic Sever
  • Discussing Differences Between Weblogic Server 8.1,9x and 10.3 versions
  • Discussion on Thread Dump, Heap Dump, Core Dump
  • Memory Management with Garbage Collection

Third party Monitoring Tools

  • Jprofiler and Jprobe
  • Integrating Third party monitoring tools like Jprofiler, Jprobe with the Weblogic Server

Command line Utility

  • WLST -Weblogic scripting Tool

Unix Commands