Installation and Administration of IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 on Linux

Duration: 
5 days
Codes: 
IBM,WPL95GAU
Versions: 
8.5

Overview

This instructor-led course is designed for system administrators who want to acquire or update their WebSphere Portal administration skills. Through hands-on application of installing, configuring and managing WebSphere Portal, system administrators will learn basic through advanced concepts of WebSphere Portal administration management In the first half of the course, you practice common day-to-day administration tasks on IBM WebSphere Portal Server 8.0, including portlet installation, security configuration, and WebSphere Portal site management. In the second half of the course, the focus shifts to installation and configuration of WebSphere Portal V8.0. Configuration includes the database used by WebSphere Portal, federated user registries, and clustering for scalability and fault tolerance.

Audience

This in-depth intermediate-level course course is beneficial for both experienced system administrators who are new to IBM WebSphere Portal and to WebSphere Portal system administrators (prior to WS Portal 6.1) who want to update their WebSphere Portal administration skills. In this course, system administrators new to WebSphere Portal Administration will learn the basic and advanced ad-ministration management of IBM WebSphere Portal, and to Portal concepts. In addition, Web-Sphere Portal system administrators who need to refresh their WebSphere Portal administration skills will quickly gain experience in installing, configuring, and managing WebSphere Portal in day-to-day operations.

Skills Gained

  • Use the features, functions, and procedures of IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 to achieve the following tasks:
  • Configure WebSphere Portal to use an IBM Tivoli Directory Server LDAP server
  • Create a Network Deployment cell that contains a single node cluster
  • Select the best topology for your organization's needs
  • Turn on logging and tracing
  • Use XML Access to streamline management activities
  • Back up and restore data
  • Implement release management practices
  • Add portlets to pages by using the new drag feature of the page builder
  • Deploy a new portlet
  • Manage access
  • Create and apply visibility rules
  • Work with syndication feeds
  • Integrate mashups
  • Configure search
  • Customize or brand the portal
  • Deploy a custom theme
  • Transfer the ready-to-use data from the Derby database to DB2 Universal Database

Prerequisites

You should have:

  • Understanding the WebSphere Application Server and JVM environments
  • Experience with the WebSphere Application Server and JVM environments
  • Database administration
  • Security

Course Outline

  • Welcome
  • Introduction
  • Installing WebSphere Portal
  • Exercise: Installing WebSphere Portal Server 8.5
  • Configuring WebSphere Portal
  • Exercise: Configuring the portal database
  • LDAP and security for WebSphere Portal
  • Exercise: Enabling portal security by using an LDAP repository
  • Page management
  • Exercise: Exploring portal page hierarchy and portal commands
  • Deploying portlets
  • Exercise:
  • WebSphere Portal security management
  • Exercise: Implementing security and creating a Developer Administration page
  • Attribute-based administration
  • Exercise: Creating rules
  • WebSphere Portal search
  • Exercise: Using external search engines
  • Other administrative portlets
  • Exercise: Creating custom names
  • WebSphere Portal usage analysis
  • Exercise: Enabling and reading the logs
  • Virtual portlets and realms
  • Exercise: Configuring realms and virtual portals
  • XML access
  • Exercise: Using XML Access
  • Staging to production
  • Exercise: Deploying resources from staging to production
  • Creating a cell
  • Exercise: Create a deployment manager profile
  • Federating a portal node into a cell
  • Exercise: Federating and clustering the portal node
  • Managing portlets in WebSphere Portal clusters
  • Troubleshooting
  • Exercise: Troubleshooting a portal
  • Theme architecture
  • Production topologies
  • Production procedures
  • Course summary

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Manchester
Manchester5 1250 £1250 2019-11-11
Glasgow
Glasgow5 5000 £5000 2019-11-11
Midlands
Birmingham5 3750 £3750 2019-11-11