Oracle 11g Fusion Middleware Administration

 

Course Description

 

This Oracle 11g Fusion Middleware Administration course covers the management and configuration of the basic components of Oracle Fusion Middleware. Oracle Fusion Middleware is the leading business innovation platform for the enterprise and the cloud. It enables enterprises to create and run agile, intelligent business applications while maximizing IT efficiency through full utilization of modern hardware and software architectures. In this course, we will discuss the security, applications, ports, servers and agents. You will also learn about deploying and monitoring Oracle Fusion Middleware (OFM) and diagnosing problems in OFM and managing diagnostic data including log files.

 

Oracle Fusion Middleware is the only middleware available from any vendor that provides a complete, open, and integrated approach across social, mobile, and cloud technologies. It offers the efficiency of working with a single, strategic partner for all of your middleware requirements, as well as the cost effectiveness of certified integrations with Oracle Database, Oracle Applications, and Oracle Engineered Systems. With best-in-class offerings across every product line, Oracle Fusion Middleware can enable you to maximize the processes and applications that drive your business today and provide a foundation for innovation in the future.

 

In This Course You Will Learn How To:

  • Manage Oracle Fusion Middleware
  • Change ports
  • Deploy applications
  • Backup and recover Oracle Fusion Middleware
  • Configure security
  • Automate behavior of the components
  • Manage OFM security information in KeyStores, certificates and wallets
  • Deploy applications to OFM
  • Monitor the health of OFM applications
  • Manage and search OFM log files
  • Diagnose problems in OFM
  • Prepare OFM trouble tickets for upload to Oracle support

 

Prerequisites

 

Familiarity with Java or:

  • Introduction to Programming in Java 5 Part 1
  • Introduction to Programming in Java Part 2

 

and:

  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration I Part 1
  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration I Part 2
  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration II Part 1
  • Oracle 10g/11g Database Administration II Part 2

 

Outline

 

Module 00: Oracle Fusion Middleware Administration - Course Introduction

 

Module 01: Introduction and Overview of Oracle Fusion Middleware (OFM)

  • OFM Components
  • Model View Controller (MVC) Design
  • Oracle Application Development Framework (ADF)

 

Module 02: ADF Functionality

  • ADF Faces
  • ADF Views
  • ADF Controller

 

Module 03: Starting a Project in JDeveloper

  • ADF Business Components
  • JDeveloper Wizards
  • Building the Business Model
  • Exercise: Installing JDeveloper

 

Module 04: Starting and Stopping Oracle Fusion Middleware Components

  • Oracle WebLogic Server Instances
  • Administration Servers
  • Managed Servers

 

Module 05: Starting and Stopping Oracle Fusion Oracle Fusion Middleware Agents

  • Components
  • Oracle Managed Agents
  • Applications and Environments
  • Special Topics

 

Module 06: Managing the OFM Listening Ports

  • Viewing Port Numbers
  • Changing Port Numbers
  • Viewing Port Usage Pages

 

Module 07: Managing the Oracle Web Cache

  • Using the Fusion Middleware Control
  • Changing Oracle Process Manager and Notification Server (OPMN) Ports
  • Changing Oracle Portal Ports

 

Module 08: Managing Oracle Metadata Ports

  • Changing the Repository Listener Port
  • Changing the Oracle Internet Directory Port
  • Changing the System Data Source
  • Updating Oracle Single Sign-on
  • Exercise: Starting and Stopping OFM Components and Port Connections

 

Module 09: Benefits of Security

  • Why use security in OFM?
  • Security Components and Tools
  • Security Management using Keystores

 

Module 10: Establishing Security

  • Configuring Security Tools
  • Configuring Security in the Web Cache
  • Configuring Security for the Middle Tier

 

Module 11: Enabling Security in OSM Applications

  • SSL in the Data Tier
  • SSL in the Database
  • SSL in Oracle Forms
  • SSL in Oracle Portal
  • SSL Best Practices for Administrators
  • Exercise: Configuring Secure Socket Layer (SSL)

 

Module 12: Configuring the SSL Automation Tool

  • Benefits of the Tool
  • Variables of the Tool
  • Components Effected by the Tool

 

Module 13: Using the Certificate Authority

  • Generating the CA Certificate
  • Configuring a Component Server
  • Configuring a Client
  • Exercise: Using the SSL Automation Tool

 

Module 14: Managing KeyStores

  • Overview of KeyStore Management
  • Oracle Wallet as a KeyStore
  • KeyStore Management Tools

 

Module 15: Using Java KeyStores

  • JKS Management
  • JKS Lifecycle
  • Common JKS Operations

 

Module 16: Managing Certificates

  • Common Certificate Operations
  • Generating a Certificate
  • Importing a Certificate
  • Certificates and KeyStores
  • Exercise: Managing KeyStores, Wallets and Certificates

 

Module 17: The Process of Deployment

  • Deployable Applications
  • Data Source Management
  • Configuring the Data Storage
  • Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI)

 

Module 18: Deploying and Un-deploying Applications

  • Planning the Deployment Process
  • Automating the Deployment Process
  • Configuring the Deployment Process

 

Module 19: Automating Application Deployment

  • Managing Deployment Plans,
  • Common Deployment Tasks
  • Managing Metadata Storage Attributes
  • Exercise: Understanding the Deployment Process

 

Module 20: Monitoring System Components in OFM

  • What are system components?
  • Monitoring Administration Servers
  • Monitoring Clusters
  • Monitoring Domains

 

Module 21: Monitoring Non-System Applications in OFM

  • What are the non-system applications?
  • Monitoring Application Developer Framework (ADF) Applications
  • Monitoring Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) Composite Applications
  • Monitoring the Performance of OFM
  • Viewing the Topology of OFM
  • Exercise: Monitoring Oracle Fusion Middleware

 

Module 22: Searching Log Files

  • Content of Log Files
  • Viewing Log Files
  • Filtering Log Files

 

Module 23: Working with Log Files

  • Downloading Log Files
  • Log File Locations
  • Configuring Log Files

 

Module 24: Configuring Log Files

  • Configuring Log File Rotation
  • Setting Log File Levels
  • Exercise: Managing Log Files and Diagnostic Data

 

Module 25: Understanding the Diagnostic Framework

  • Terminology
  • Elements
  • Commands
  • How it Works

 

Module 26: Using the Diagnostic Framework

  • Configuration
  • Best Practices
  • Viewing Diagnostic Dumps
  • Executing Diagnostic Dumps
  • Reporting to Oracle Support
  • Exercise: Oracle Fusion Middleware Administration –Diagnosing Problems