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WAS for z/OS Liberty Profile (ESB4G)

Detailed Course Outline

Unit 1. Overview

  • Describe the Liberty profile
  • Describe Liberty profile runtime architecture
  • Describe the functions provided by Liberty profile
  • Describe Liberty product packaging
  • Describe Liberty feature configuration
  • Describe the different options for using WebSphere Liberty in the Cloud
  • Describe the platform specific features of Liberty for z/OS
  • Describe the reasons to migrate your applications to Liberty

UNIT 2. Installing WebSphere V8.5.5 Liberty on z/OS

  • Identify key tasks for WebSphere Liberty for z/OS implementation
  • Explain the installation methods
  • Explain the role of the Installation Manager
  • Design a WebSphere Liberty for z/OS configuration for initial install
  • Execute the WebSphere Liberty for z/OS installation jobs
  • Configure the Java Runtime
  • Update the Liberty profile runtime code

UNIT 3. Working with Liberty profile servers

  • Describe the architecture of WebSphere Liberty for z/OS servers
  • Set up the Liberty profile
  • Create the Liberty profile server
  • Start the server
  • Start a Liberty Profile server from the UNIX command line
  • Start the server and Angel process as z/OS started task
  • Work with the server.xml file
  • Add new configuration options
  • Deploy an application
  • Configure dynamic application updates
  • Describe the z/OS Extensions to the Liberty Profile

UNIT 4. Administration and management

  • Configure and manage a Liberty profile runtime environment.
  • Deploying an application
  • by adding configuration elements
  • by using a monitored directory
  • Use tools to monitor, tune, and troubleshoot Liberty profile resources
  • Use the monitor feature, monitor the server status
  • Use the Administration Center to manage Liberty servers
  • Use jConsole
  • Monitor the Liberty profile runtime remotely using a REST connector
  • Implement multi-server Liberty deployments
  • Describe scalability and failover options of Liberty server
  • Setting up a Liberty collective
  • configure a Liberty collective consisting of a controller and a member.
  • add a new member and set up a Liberty cluster

UNIT 5. Security

  • Enable Liberty security services
  • Authentication
  • Authorization
  • SSL
  • Configure the basic security setup
  • Implement Liberty administrative security
  • Enable z/OS authorized services on the Liberty profile for z/OS
  • Configure SAF (RACF) Security
  • Configure SAF Authorization
  • Configure SAF authentication
  • Enable SSL using z/OS SAF Keyrings
  • Implement z/OS System Security Access Domain
  • Configure data sources and application security
  • Configure authentication aliases for the Liberty profile.
  • Enable sync to OS thread z/OS security