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BEA WebLogic Server™ Administration Kit

Book Description

  • The definitive guide to administering WebLogic Server 7!

  • Maximizing performance, reliability, and efficiency

  • Covers architecture, domains, clustering, JDBC, JMS, monitoring, and much more

  • Includes 90-day trial version of WebLogic Server 7

  • WebLogic Server 7 administration complete: Maximizing efficiency, reliability, and performance.

    BEA WebLogic Server Administration Kit is the definitive guide to administering BEA WebLogic Server 7! Scott Hawkins starts where the documentation leaves off, illuminating crucial concepts and offering practical guidance for maximizing the performance, reliability, and efficiency of any WebLogic Server system. Unlike previous books on BEA WebLogic Server, this book is 100% focused on administration—and it presents essential techniques you simply won't find anywhere else. Coverage includes:

  • Installing, starting, and stopping WebLogic Servers

  • Defining effective Web Logic Server architectures

  • Establishing and managing WebLogic Server domains

  • Managing HTTP services

  • Creating and working with WebLogic Server clusters

  • Configuring and managing JDBC and JMS

  • In-depth coverage of monitoring and performance tuning


    The accompanying CD-ROM contains a 90-day trial version of BEA WebLogic Server 7.0, the latest version of BEA's award-winning Java application server for developing, deploying, and managing Web applications with maximum scalability, performance, and fault tolerance.

    Table of Contents

    1. Copyright
    2. The Prentice Hall PTR Advanced Web Development Series
    3. Introduction
    4. Installation
      1. Introduction
      2. Platform Issues
      3. Version 6.x GUI Installation
      4. Command-Line Installation
      5. Version 7.x GUI Installation
      6. Recap
    5. Starting and Stopping
      1. Introduction
      2. Windows Application Start
      3. Windows Service Start
      4. Scripted Start
      5. Command-Line Start
      6. Remote Start
      7. Stopping the Server
      8. Recap
    6. Domains
      1. Introduction
      2. Creating a New Domain
      3. Adding a Managed Server
      4. Adding a Managed Server, Part 2—On the Managed Server Side
      5. Recap
    7. Architecture
      1. Introduction
      2. Basic Architecture
      3. Multiple-Tier Architecture
      4. Proxies
      5. Recap
    8. HTTP Servers
      1. Introduction
      2. HttpProxyServlet
      3. Apache
      4. Netscape
      5. IIS
      6. Parameters
      7. Recap
    9. Clusters
      1. Introduction
      2. Communication
      3. HttpClusterServlet
      4. HTTP Servers
      5. Configuration
      6. Cluster Operations
      7. Configuration in WebLogic Server 7.x
      8. Recap
    10. JDBC
      1. Introduction
      2. Connection Pools
      3. MultiPools
      4. Data Sources
    11. JMS
      1. Introduction
      2. Administering JMS
      3. Clustering JMS
      4. Messaging Bridges
      5. Recap
    12. Monitoring
      1. Introduction
      2. Performance Tab
      3. SNMP
      4. Configuring SNMP
    13. Performance Tuning
      1. Introduction
      2. Tuning the JVM
      3. Tuning WebLogic Server
      4. Execute Queues
      5. Recap
    14. Security
      1. Introduction
      2. SSL
      3. 6.x Security
      4. 7.x Security
    15. Administration Console Reference
      1. Clusters
      2. Machines
      3. Services
      4. Security
    16. Networking Concepts
      1. TCP/IP
      2. Network Troubleshooting
      3. Physical Connection Failures
      4. Software Diagnostics
      5. Things to Look at When You Can't Connect
      6. If You Can Ping Successfully
    17. Selected Procedures
      1. Starting the Administration Console
      2. Starting All Managed Servers in a Domain
      3. Starting All Managed Servers in a Cluster
      4. Killing All Servers in a Domain
      5. Killing All Servers in a Cluster
      6. Storing the Username and Password in a Boot Identity File
      7. Confirming Windows Service Configuration
      8. Using the Control Panel to Set Startup Options
      9. Removing a Server as a Windows Service
      10. Configuring a Virtual Host
      11. Configuring JTA Transactions
      12. Enable Transactions across Multiple Domains
      13. Logging and Monitoring Transactions
      14. Recovering Transactions on a Backup Server
      15. Recovering Transactions for a Failed Clustered Server
      16. Configuring JDBC Connectivity
      17. Configuring a Basic JMS Implementation
      18. Monitoring JMS Objects
      19. Monitoring Durable Subscribers
      20. Creating a Paging Store for a JMS Server
      21. Configuring Paging on a JMS Server
      22. Configuring Paging on a JMS Template
      23. Configuring Paging on Destinations
      24. Overriding Paging Settings on a JMS Template
      25. Configuring Message Load Balancing
      26. Configuring Server Affinity
      27. Configuring a JMS Bridge Destination
      28. Configuring a General Bridge Destination
      29. Configuring a Messaging Bridge
      30. Configuring Connectors for Deployment
      31. Display a Connection Profile for a Connector
      32. Deploying Resource Adapters (Connectors)
      33. Displaying a Deployed Connector
      34. Undeploying Deployed Resource Adapters
      35. Updating Deployed Resource Adapters
      36. Monitoring Connections
      37. Viewing Leaked Connections
      38. Identifying Idle Connections