Install, configure, and manage Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform

Red Hat JBoss® Application Administration I 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.

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Duration: 

5 days 

Course Overview

After completing this course, you should be prepared to take the Red Hat Certified JBoss Administration (RHCJA) exam. This version of the course includes the exam.

Course content summary

  • 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

Audience and prerequisites

Audience for this course

System administrators who are either new to Red Hat JBoss or have experience with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5

Prerequisites for this course

  • 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

Outline for this course

Overview of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform

Learn the concepts and terminology of JBoss® Enterprise Application Platform 6, and install and run a JBoss Enterprise Application Platform instance.

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.

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.

Configure servers

Define a server group on a host, add servers to a server group, and deploy an application to a server group.

Use the CLI tool

Learn how the command-line interface tool can be used to script administrative tasks.

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.

The logging subsystem

Configure the logging subsystem, including configuring the built-in handlers and loggers.

The messaging subsystem

Understand JMS and HornetQ, including how to define and configure connection factories and destinations (topics and queues).

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 a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and database security realm.

JVM configuration

Configure the JVM for both standalone and domain modes.

Migrating applications to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6

Understand classpath and module dependencies, JPA issues, updating security settings, and other tips on how to migrate an application to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6.

The web subsystem

Configure the HTTP and HTTPS Connectors, set up an SSL connection, and configure an AJP Connector.

Introduction to clustering

Set up JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 in a cluster in both standalone and domain mode.

Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, please contact a training specialist.

Recommended next exam or course

RHCJA exam (EX248)

A RHCJA certification is earned when an IT professional has demonstrated the skills and knowledge to install, configure, monitor, manage, and deploy applications to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and passes the RHCJA Exam (EX248).

Red Hat JBoss Application Administration II (JB348)

Systems Management with Red Hat JBoss Operations Management (JB234)

This course prepares you for these credentials

Red Hat Certified JBoss Administrator — RHCJA

Earn a Red Hat Certified JBoss Administrator certification by demonstrating the ability to manage applications on Red Hat JBoss EAP.