Oracle WebLogic 12c for Administrators
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Oracle WebLogic 12c for Administrators

Learn how to install, deploy, manage, and troubleshooting Oracle WebLogic in an enterprise envrionment.
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Created by Chris Parent
Last updated 1/2017
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What Will I Learn?
Install WebLogic
Create domains using manual and automated methods
Configure WebLogic resources (JMS, JDBC)
Understand high availability, failover, and load balancing using clusters
Deploy applications in a production environment
Secure a WebLogic domain and applications
Control server lifecycle using Node Manager
Script common WebLogic tasks using WLST
Scale out WebLogic deployments using templates
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Requirements
  • This course includes instructions on downloading and installing the required software for this course.
  • Students should have a computer that meets the requirements for running Oracle WebLogic 12.1.3. This can either be a Windows, OS X, and Linux machine.
  • Students should have a basic understanding of application server terminology, networking, and be comfortable working in a terminal window or command prompt.
Description

Why Take this Course?

This course is designed to simplify understanding the leading enterprise application server on the market today. If you have been hesitant to check out WebLogic or if you want to learn more about WebLogic features and best practices, then this course is for you. It will teach you how to manage an Oracle WebLogic 12c environment by introducing you to a variety of topics from domain configuration to runtime management to security through easy-to-understand lectures and hands-on lab work.

There are over 14 lectures and labs spanning over 10 hours of digital content!

Topics

  • Domain creation and management
  • Admin, Managed Servers
  • WebLogic resources (JMS, JDBC, Clusters)
  • Security (Domain, Application)
  • Application deployment
  • Node Manager
  • High availability and load balancing
  • Basic troubleshooting
  • WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST)
The StudentThis course has been geared toward systems administrators who need to support WebLogic in an enterprise environment, however anyone who is interested in learning about WebLogic and its features will find this course greatly beneficial.The student should have a basic understanding of application servers, networking, and be comfortable working from the command line in a Windows, OS X, or Linux environment. Course FormatEach lesson is broken into 2 parts: a lecture and a lab. The lecture presents material introducing a specific topic to the student. At the end of each lecture is a hands-on lab that re-enforces the material in the lecture.
Who is the target audience?
  • This WebLogic course is meant for systems administrators, architectures, and developers who need to understand architectural and technical concepts.
  • This WebLogic course is not for experienced WebLogic users.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Welcome to the Course!
2 Lectures 12:50

Overview of the course, topics, audience, and any prerequisites or requirements.

Preview 03:05

In this lesson I am going to introduce the Lab Guide and how the labs are organized and put together for this course.

Preview 09:45
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WebLogic Domain
4 Lectures 43:27

This lecture introduces the first step to learning WebLogic and that is installing the product.

Installing WebLogic
01:02

In this lab you will download and install JDK7 and WLS 12.1.3. The lab guide for this course can be found under Lecture 1 Introduction.

Lab #1 Installing WebLogic
18:09

This lecture will briefly discuss the various options for creating WebLogic domains, specifically Configuration Wizard, Template Builder, and WLST.

Creating a Domain
04:57

In this lab you will use the Configuration Wizard, Template Builder and WLST to create domains. Refer to the Lab Guide found under Lecture 1 Introduction.

Lab #2 Creating a Domain
19:19
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WebLogic Servers
5 Lectures 50:36

Learn the function and purpose of the WebLogic admin server and the key role it plays within a WebLogic domain.

Admin Server and Admin Console
05:04

In this lab you will learn how to start the admin server and how to access the admin console. Refer to the Lab Guide found under Lecture 1 Introduction.

Lab #3 Admin Server
16:59

In this lecture you will learn what a WebLogic managed server and its role within a domain.

Managed Servers
03:12

In this lab you will create a managed server using the admin console. You'll then start this managed server and monitor it via the admin console.

Lab #4 Managed Servers Part 1
17:18

Part 2 concludes with basic server monitoring using the admin console.

Lab #4 Managed Servers Part 2
08:03
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JDBC Data Sources
3 Lectures 38:06

This lecture introduces WebLogic data sources and discusses:

  • Generic, GridLink, and Multi-datasources
  • XA versus non-XA JDBC drivers
Data Sources
14:48

In this lab you will learn how to create, configure, and monitor a WebLogic data source using the admin console. The lab is broken up into 2 parts. Part 1 covers the configuration of Derby database.

Lab #5 Data Sources Part 1
09:25

In Part 2 of this lab you will learn how to create and connect a data source to an instance of Derby created in Part 1.

Lab #5 Data Sources Part 2
13:53
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JMS
3 Lectures 36:53

Learn basic WebLogic JMS concepts such as:

  • Publish/subscribe versus Point-to-Point
  • JMS architecture
  • JMS servers
  • JMS system and application modules
JMS
14:22

In Part 1 of this lab you will learn how to create and configure file-based persistent storage and a JMS server.

Lab #6 JMS Part 1
11:22

In Part 2 of this lab you will create JMS system models containing a connection factory and a JMS destination. You will then test the destination by generating a JMS message using the admin console.

Lab #6 JMS Part 2
11:09
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Application Deployment
6 Lectures 01:30:32

Understand the concepts and tools behind deploying applications to WebLogic. This lecture introduces the student to using the admin console and command line tools for deployment.

Application Deployment
15:19

In Part 1 of this lab you will learn how to use the admin console to deploy an enterprise application.

Lab #7 Application Deployment Part 1
14:31

In Part 2 of this lab teaches the student how to use command-line tools for deploying applications to WebLogic.

Lab #7 Application Deployment Part 2
16:37

In this lecture you will learn about various techniques and strategies for deploying applications in a production environment, specifically:

  • Deployment plans
  • Application installation directories
  • In-place and Zero-downtime upgrades
Production Application Deployment
15:13

In this lab you will learn how to deploy an application using deployment plans and an application installation directory.

Lab #8 Production Application Deployment Part 1
15:01

Part 2 of this lab covers versioning and upgrading applications for deployment using weblogic.Deployer.

Lab #8 Production Application Deployment Part 2
13:51
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Security
6 Lectures 01:33:06

In Part 1 you will be introduced to WebLogic-related security concepts and general security guidelines:

  • Secure installation of WebLogic
  • Domain creation
  • Securing a WebLogic domain
  • Domain-wide administration port
  • SSL
WebLogic Security Part 1
19:37

In Part 2 of this lecture we will discuss:

  • Security realms
  • Users, groups, roles, and security policies
  • Security providers
  • Security provider database
WebLogic Security Part 2
12:16

In this lab you will learn how to protect a weblogic domain by configuring the administration port.

Lab #9 WebLogic Security Part 1
17:51

In Part 2 of this lab you will create a SQL Authentication Provider using Derby DB.

Lab #9 WebLogic Security Part 2
17:46

In Part 3 of this lab you will learn how to configure:

  • Password complexity
  • User lockout
  • Auditing provider


Lab #9 WebLogic Security Part 3
11:28

In this lab you will learn how to protect an application using groups, roles, and a security policy.

Lab #9 WebLogic Security Part 4
14:08
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High Availability and Failover
5 Lectures 01:11:59

Part 1 of this lecture will cover:

  • Benefits and capabilities
  • Cluster communications
  • Basic cluster architectures
WebLogic Clusters Part 1
23:45

Part 2 of this lecture will cover:

  • Load balancing
  • Failover
  • Server and Service Migration
WebLogic Clusters Part 2
12:56

In Part 1 of this lab you will learn how to create and configure a cluster. You'll also deploy some resources to the cluster, including a data source and an application.

Lab #10 Clusters Part 1
18:31

In Part 2 of this lab you will cluster an application by deploying it to a cluster.

Lab #10 Clusters Part 2
05:10

In Part 3 of this lab you will configure and deploy a proxy service using the HttpClusterServlet.

Be sure to download the Lab Files.zip from Lecture 2. The zip file contains the proxy web application you will need for the lab.

Lab #10 Clusters Part 3
11:37
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Node Manager
3 Lectures 29:52

In this lecture you will learn about WebLogic's Node Manager utility for controlling server lifecycle. The lecture will cover key terms and concepts, architecture, data flows, and basic configuration.

Node Manager
05:53

In this lab you will:

  1. Configure Node Manager to run securely
  2. Create WebLogic Machines
  3. Connect WLST using SSL
Lab #11 Node Manager Part 1
14:23

In Part 2 of this lab you will:

  1. Generate Node Manager startup and boot properties for the Admin Server
  2. Start the Admin Server using WLST
  3. Start Managed Servers using the Admin Console
  4. Simulate a restart of a failed server
Lab #11 Node Manager Part 2
09:36
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Distributed Deployment
3 Lectures 01:21:33

Understand how to scale out WebLogic deployments using managed server templates and Node Manager.

Distributed Deployment
46:30

Lab #12 Distributed Deployment Part 1
18:56

Lab #12 Distributed Deployment Part 2
16:07
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About the Instructor
Chris Parent
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11,062 Students
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Cloud Architect, Aspiring Educator, and Geek

Chris has over 15 years of software development, architecture and IT management experience in defense and commercial industries with a focus on enterprise and cloud architectures. He has consulted as an architect and sales consultant with companies such as Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon, and Oracle on the implementation and use of Oracle Fusion Middleware products including Oracle WebLogic Server, SOA Suite, and Identity and Access Management. He received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Computer Science and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic University in Troy, NY and Penn State University respectively. Chris resides with his beautiful family in Denver, Colorado USA.