SOA 11G Administration on Weblogic Application Server

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This course introduces the architecture of WebLogic Application Server and enables the participants to effectively install and manage the SOA Suite 11g on WebLogic Application Server in High Availability and Load Balancing modes. The participants learn how to access and use various commands to perform the basic management tasks such as starting and stopping of WebLogic server and Oracle Fusion Middleware components. The participants gain hands-on experience in configuring the WebLogic Server, managing Oracle Fusion Middleware components on WebLogic Server, deploying Oracle Fusion Middleware applications on WebLogic Server, and monitoring Fusion Middleware.


Experience in System Administration

  • Understand Product Architecture
    • Introduction to Fusion Middleware components – Web Logic Server, Oracle HTTP Server and SOA Suite Components
    • Introduction to Web Logic Server Domains, Node Manager, Resource Management, Clustering, High Availability and Load Balancing mechanisms
    • Understanding Directory structure and SOA Suite Domain Templates
  • Installation of Oracle SOA Suite
    • Basic Installation
    • Advanced Installation for High Availability and Load Balancing Architectures
  • Tools for Management of Oracle SOA Suite and WebLogic Server
    • Overview of Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console
    • FMW Console
  • Regular Maintenance tasks of Admin
    • Start, stop, and manage Oracle WebLogic Server and Oracle Fusion Middleware components
    • Configure basic security services in Oracle Fusion Middleware
    • Deploy SOA Composite Applications
    • Monitor SOA Components – Managing Log Files and Diagnostic Data
    • Purge Procedures for Oracle SOA Suite Database
    • Perform Backup and Recovery and Cloning
  • Performance Tuning
  • Capacity Planning
Course Content

Part I – Product Architecture

Introduction to SOA Suite 11g

  • Oracle Fusion Middleware Introduction
  • Oracle Fusion Middleware Components Introduction
  • Enterprise Deployment Architecture
  • Oracle Fusion Middleware Components – Oracle HTTP Server
  • Oracle Fusion Middleware Components – Oracle Weblogic Server
  • Middleware Java Components – SOA Suite
  • Weblogic Server domain
  • Weblogic Administration Server
  • Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control
  • Managed Servers
  • Oracle Instance
  • Middleware Home
  • Metadata Repository
  • Weblogic Node Manager
  • OPMN
  • Oracle Fusion Middleware Directory Structure
  • Oracle Fusion Middleware Architecture
  • SOA Suite Enterprise Deployment Architecture

Part II – Installations – High Availability/Load balancing for Oracle SOA Suite

  • Oracle SOA Suite Enterprise Deployment Architectures
  • OPMN
  • Oracle HTTP Server and Clustering
  • Oracle Weblogic Server Clustering
  • SOA Suite Components Clustering  – BPEL, Mediator, BAM, B2B, Adapters

Part III – Oracle Fusion Middleware Administration
Administration Console and tools

  • Getting Started Managing Oracle Fusion Middleware on Weblogic Server
    • Overview of Weblogic Server Administration Tools
    • Using Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console
    • Using Command-Line Tools
    • Managing Components
    • Basic Tasks for Configuring and Managing Oracle Fusion Middleware
  • Starting and Stopping Oracle Fusion Middleware
    • Overview of Starting and Stopping Procedures
    • Starting and Stopping WebLogic Servers, Components, Fusion Middleware Control
    • Starting and Stopping Oracle Management Agent
    • Starting and Stopping Applications
    • Starting and Stopping Your Oracle Fusion Middleware Environment
  • Managing Ports
    • About Managing Ports
    • Viewing Port Numbers
    • Changing the Port Numbers Used by Oracle Fusion Middleware
  • Deploying Applications
    • Overview of Deploying Applications
    • Understanding Data Sources
    • Deploying, Undeploying, and Redeploying SOA Composite Applications
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Oracle Fusion Middleware
    • Monitoring the Status of Oracle Fusion Middleware
    • Viewing the Performance of Oracle Fusion Middleware
    • Viewing the Routing Topology
  • Managing Log Files and Diagnostic Data
    • Overview of Oracle Fusion Middleware Logging
    • Understanding ODL Messages and ODL Log Files
    • Searching and Viewing Log Files
    • Configuring Settings for Log Files

Maintenance, Backup, Recovery and Cloning

  • Managing the Oracle Metadata Repository
    • Understanding a Metadata Repository
    • Managing the MDS Repository
    • Managing Metadata Repository Schemas
  • Backup and Recovery
    • Understanding Oracle Fusion Middleware Backup and Recovery
    • Oracle Fusion Middleware Directory Structure
    • Overview of the Backup Strategies
    • Overview of Recovery Strategies
    • Backup and Recovery Recommendations for Oracle Fusion Middleware Components
    • Assumptions and Restrictions
    • Understanding the Cloning Process
    • Cloning Syntax
    • Cloning Oracle Fusion Middleware Entities

Part IV – Performance & Fine Tuning

  • Performing Load Testing
  • BPEL Performance Tuning
  • Mediator Tuning
  • Adapters Tuning
  • BAM Tuning
  • JVM Tuning
  • Database Tuning
  • Capacity Planning


  • Installation of Meta Data Server on Oracle 11g database
  • Installation of Oracle HTTP Server
  • Installation of Weblogic server in clustered mode
  • Installation of SOA Suite
  • Creation of Domains for Admin and managed servers
  • Start Node Manager and Validate managed server
  • Extend Domain
  • Create and configure JMS modules
  • Configuring SOA Server for B2B
  • Configure HTTP server for Weblogic Servers (admin and managed servers)
  • Enable HA for File and FTP Adapters
  • Scaling Oracle Database Adapter
  • Test Fail over for Admin Server
  • Test SOA suite Clustering
  • Start and Stop WebLogic Servers, Components, Fusion Middleware Control
  • Create Data Sources and Connection Factories
  • Deploy a composite comprising of Oracle BPEL, Mediator and E-Business Suite Adapter
  • Migrate Oracle B2B
Course Duration

5 days