Installation and Administration of IBM WebSphere Portal 8 on Windows
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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.
- » This in-depth intermediate 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 administration management of IBM WebSphere Portal, and to Portal concepts. In addition, WebSphere 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.
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- » Add portlets to pages using the new drag and drop of the page builder
- » Deploy a new portlet
- » Manage access
- » Set up a blog and a wiki
- » Set up tagging and rating
- » Create and apply visibility rules
- » Work with syndication feeds
- » 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
- » Configure WebSphere Portal to use an IBM Tivoli Directory Server LDAP server
- » Create a Network Deployment cell containing 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
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- Page management
- Exercise 2: Exploring portal page hierarchy and portal commands
- Deploying portlets
- Exercise 3: Deploying a portlet
- WebSphere Portal security management
- Exercise 4: Implementing security and creating a Developer Administration page
- Attribute-based administration
- Exercise 5: Creating rules
- Virtual portlets and realms
- Exercise 6: Configuring realms and virtual portals
- IBM Syndicated Feed Portlet
- Exercise 7: Working with the IBM Syndicated Feed Portlet
- Mashup integration
- Exercise 8: Installing and configuring an iWidget
- WebSphere Portal search
- Exercise 9: Using external search engines
- Other administrative portlets
- Exercise 10: Performing miscellaneous administration tasks
- WebSphere Portal usage analysis
- Exercise 11: Enabling and reading the logs
- Theme architecture
- Installing WebSphere Portal
- Exercise 13: Installing WebSphere Portal Server 8.0
- Configuring WebSphere Portal
- Exercise 14: Configuring the portal database
- Security for WebSphere Portal
- Exercise 15: Enabling portal security by using an LDAP repository
- Creating a cell
- Exercise 16: Creating a portal cell
- Federating a portal node into a cell
- Exercise 17: Federating and clustering the primary node
- Exercise 18: Troubleshooting a portal
- XML Access
- Exercise 19: Using XML Access
- Production topologies
- Managing portlets in WebSphere Portal clusters
- Staging to production
- Exercise 22: Deploying resources from staging to production
- Production procedures
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