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IBM WebSphere Application Server V6.1 Scripting and Automation


Price £2,250 before tax
Length: 5 Days
Course code: WA661G
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This course teaches students to write, debug, and run Jython scripts to automate the administration of WebSphere Application Server V6.1. It provides a comprehensive view of the WebSphere Application Server tools and technologies that support scripting, and highlights the key resources needed to successfully develop administrative scripts. Students learn to use the Jython language in conjunction with WebSphere administrative objects to develop scripts that automate common administrative tasks.


•    Describe the WebSphere Application Server support for scripting and automation
•    Use Jython and the Application Server Toolkit (AST) to develop, test, and debug automation scripts
•    Identify the administrative objects and programming APIs needed for administrative scripting
•    Use the wsadmin tool to prototype and run scripts
•    Write scripts to automate common WebSphere Application Server administration tasks
•    Describe the use of Ant (Another Neat Tool) to automate tasks
•    Use the JACL (Java Application Control Language) to Jython conversion tool
•    Explain the new scripting and automation capabilities in WebSphere Application Server V7


This course is designed for system administrators, IT architects, lead application developers, and test engineers.


Before taking this course, students should have experience with WebSphere Application Server V6.1 administration, or a good understanding of WebSphere Application Server V6.1 administration concepts, as provided by course IBM WebSphere Application Server V6.1 Administration (WA361)


•    Introduction to scripting and automation
•    WebSphere Application Server administrative concepts and architecture
•    WebSphere Application Server scripting facilities
•    Using wsadmin
•    Jython basics
•    Jython development using the AST
•    Administrative object basics: Help and AdminConfig
•    Administrative object basics: AdminApp
•    Administrative object basics: AdminControl
•    Administrative object basics: AdminTask
•    Introduction to the Trade application
•    Configuring and managing servers and server resources using scripting
•    Deploying and managing applications and application resources using scripting
•    Using ws_ant
•    Using the Jacl2Jython conversion assistant
•    Properties file based configurations and Jython script library in version 7

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