Red Hat JBoss Application Administration I Virtual (JB248)
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About this Course
Red Hat JBoss Administration I Virtual (JB248VT) teaches you the best practices for installing and configuring Red Hat® JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6. Through hands-on labs, learn the essential, real-world tasks that a system administrator needs to know to effectively deploy and manage applications on JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.
After completing this course, you should be prepared to take the Red Hat Certified JBoss Administration (RHCJA) Exam.
Note: This course replaces our popular JB336 course and is meant for system administrators.
- System administrators who are both new to JBoss and have experience with JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5
At Course Completion
Upon completing this course, students will be able to:
- Install and run JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 in standalone mode and domain mode.
- Configure a domain.
- Deploy applications to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.
- Configure the datasource subsystem.
- Configure Java™ Message Service (JMS) and HornetQ.
- Configure the logging subsystem.
- Configure the web subsystem.
- Implement application security in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.
- Migrate JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 applications to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.
- Get an introduction to clustering.
- Base experience with system administration on Microsoft Windows, UNIX, or Linux® operating systems
- Understanding of hardware and networking
- No prior knowledge of Java, scripting, or JBoss Developer Studio required
1. Overview of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform
Learn the concepts and terminology of Red Hat® JBoss® Enterprise Application Platform 6, and install and run a JBoss Enterprise Application Platform instance.
2. Configure JBoss Enterprise Application Platform in standalone mode
Understand the directory structure of standalone mode and the standalone.xml configuration file, and deploy an application onto a standalone server.
3. Configure JBoss Enterprise Application Platform in domain mode
Set up a domain, including a domain controller managing multiple host controllers. Also, learn how to deploy an application onto a domain.
4. Configure servers
Define a server group on a host, add servers to a server group, and deploy an application to a server group.
5. Use the command-line interface (CLI) tool
Learn how the CLI tool can be used to script administrative tasks.
6. The datasource subsystem
Understand database connection pools in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and how to configure the datasource subsystem. Learn how to deploy a Java™ Database Connectivity (JDBC) driver and define a datasource.
7. The logging subsystem
Configure the logging subsystem, including configuring the built-in handlers and loggers.
8. The messaging subsystem
Understand JMS and HornetQ, including how to define and configure connection factories and destinations (topics and queues).
9. The security subsystem
Configure the security subsystem, including securing the management interfaces, securing an application, and securing a JMS destination. Also learn how to define an Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and database security realm.
10. JVM configuration
Configure the Java™ Virtual Machine (JVM) for both standalone and domain modes.
11. Migrating applications to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6
Understand classpath and module dependencies, Java Persistence API (JPA) issues, updating security settings, and other tips on how to migrate an application to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.
12. The web subsystem
Configure the HTTP and HTTPS Connectors, set up an SSL connection, and configure an Apache JServ Protocol (AJP) Connector.
13. Introduction to clustering
Set up JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 in a cluster in both standalone and domain mode.