Installation and Administration of IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 on Linux - Live Virtual Classes

This comprehensive course combines informative lectures and discussions with relevant activities and exercises so that you can learn to administer IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5. In the first half of the course, the focus shifts to installation and configuration of WebSphere Portal V8.5. Configuration includes the database that WebSphere Portal uses, federated user registries, and clustering for scalability and fault tolerance. In the second half of the course, you practice common day-to-day administration tasks on IBM WebSphere Portal Server 8.5, including portlet installation, security configuration, and WebSphere Portal site management.

After completing this course, students will be able to:
•    Use the features, functions, and procedures of IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 to achieve the following tasks:
•    Configure WebSphere Portal to use an IBM Tivoli Directory Server LDAP server
•    Create a Network Deployment cell that contains 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
•    Add portlets to pages by using the new drag feature of the page builder
•    Deploy a new portlet
•    Manage access
•    Create and apply visibility rules
•    Work with syndication feeds
•    Integrate mashups
•    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

The target audience for this intermediate course is experienced system administrators that are new to WebSphere Portal or need to refresh WebSphere Portal administration skills. They are responsible for installing and configuring WebSphere Portal and its day-to-day management.

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