WebLogic 12c Administration | Configure WebLogic & Learn to Administer java EE server

WebLogic 12c Administration Course Description

Oracle WebLogic Server 12c R2 is the industry's best application server for building and deploying enterprise Java EE applications with support for new features for lowering cost of operations, improving performance, enhancing scalability and supporting the Oracle Applications portfolio.

Pincorps Oracle WebLogic 12c Administration training class teaches students to build and configure complete WebLogic domains and how to administer a Java EE server.

WebLogic 12c Administration Course Learning Outcomes

  • Install and configure a WebLogic 12c Server
  • Describe the Java EE architecture
  • Deploy applications on WebLogic
  • Use the WebLogic Console effectively
  • Install and manage JMS destinations
  • Control access and privileges on WebLogic
  • Configure WebLogic for JDBC access
  • Secure WebLogic using integrated Authentication, Authorization, and SSL
  • Manage remote servers with the NodeManager
  • Tune WebLogic for optimal performance
  • Design and implement WebLogic clusters
  • Script WebLogic using Python and the WebLogic Scripting Tool

WebLogic 12c Administration Training - Suggested Audience

This training is aimed at system administration professionals. Suggested attendees based on our past programs are:
  • Windows Administrator
  • Linux/Unix Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Systems Engineer
  • Java Developer
  • Technical Administrator
  • Security Administrators
  • Java EE Developers
  • Web Administrator
  • Technical Consultant

WebLogic 12c Administration Training Duration

  • Open-House F2F (Public): 5 days
  • In-House F2F (Private): 5 days, for commercials please send us an email with group size to hello@pincorps.com

WebLogic 12c Administration Training - Prerequisites

  • Participants should have Windows/Linux/Unix/Mac OS X system administration experience.
  • Java programming would be helpful but is not required.

System Setup Requirements

  • Windows XP or later, Windows Server 2003 or later, Linux, or Mac OS X
  • At least 3 GB RAM; we strongly recommend 4 GB RAM or more
  • Full administrative rights for the attendee on the computer
  • The installer for Oracle WebLogic Server 12c (installation will occur during class)

This WebLogic 12c Administration training course outline includes:

1. Introduction to WebLogic 12c
  • What is Java?
  • What is Java EE?
  • The Java EE Architecture
  • Enterprise JavaBeans
  • Application Server
  • Web Container
  • Web Architecture
  • EJB Container
  • BEA WebLogic Platform (and Related) Products

2. WebLogic Installation and Testing
  • System Configuration
  • Installation Files
  • Building a Domain
  • Silent Installation
  • WebLogic Directory Structure
  • Domain File Structure
  • WebLogic Server types
  • Domain Configuration
  • Files Domain Builder
  • Domain Upgrade Wizard
  • startWebLogic.cmd
  • WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST)
  • Testing Your Installation
  • Configuring Startup
  • Running the WebLogic Console
  • Shutting Down WebLogic

3. WebLogic Console Administration
  • Console Overview
  • Change Center
  • Centralized Administration
  • Monitoring WebLogic Servers
  • Configuring a New Machine
  • Configuring a New Server
  • Configuring Domain Properties
  • Building a Managed Server
  • WebLogic Node Manager
  • Monitoring Domain Logging

4. JNDI with WebLogic
  • What is JNDI?
  • JNDI Service Providers
  • JNDI and WebLogic
  • Using JNDI
  • JNDI Client
  • JNDI Registration
  • Monitoring JNDI
  • Monitoring JNDI Using WLST

5. WebLogic Deployments
  • Deployments Overview
  • EJB JAR Files
  • Deployment Descriptors
  • Ant
  • WAR and EAR files
  • WAR File structure
  • Web Application Context
  • Deployment Process Overview
  • Deployment techniques
  • Expanded Directory Deployment
  • Console Deployment
  • WebLogic.Deployer
  • WLST Deployment Startup and Shutdown Classes
  • Application Installation
  • Directory Deployment Plans
  • Creating a Deployment Plan
  • WebLogic.PlanGenerator
  • Reading a Deployment Plan
  • Application Versioning
  • Updating Applications in a Production Env

6. Configuring JDBC
  • JDBC Architecture JDBC Drivers
  • JDBC Driver Install Data sources
  • DataSource Connection Properties
  • Configuring Connection Pools
  • Monitoring Pool Performance
  • Tuning Pool Performance
  • JDBC Multi DataSources

7. Configuring JMS
  • Asynchronous Messaging
  • Messages
  • Queue
  • Topic
  • WebLogic JMS
  • JMS Servers
  • JMS Modules
  • Building JMS System Modules
  • Building JMS Module Resources
  • Building JMS Application Modules
  • Durable Subscribers
  • JMS File Stores
  • JMS JDBC Stores
  • Monitoring JMS Servers
  • Connecting External JMS Providers

8. WebLogic HTTP Container
  • Configuring HTTP
  • Web-server Proxy
  • WebLogic Plug-in
  • IIS and WebLogic
  • Apache and WebLogic
  • Virtual Hosts
  • HTTP Log Files

9. WebLogic Security
  • WebLogic Security Design
  • WebLogic Security Providers
  • Authorization
  • Authentication-Users
  • Authentication-Groups
  • Authentication Roles
  • Integration With Legacy Providers
  • Security Administration Tasks
  • Handling User Lockouts
  • Securing a Web Application
  • Defining Your Own Realm
  • Configuring Providers
  • SSL Custom Certificates

10. Configuring WebLogic Clusters
  • Clustering Servers
  • Cluster Layout
  • Web Application Tiers
  • Recommended Basic Architecture
  • Recommended Multi-Tier Cluster
  • Cluster Design
  • Implementing a Cluster
  • Cluster Communication
  • Configuring the Cluster
  • Load Balancing
  • Clustered Servers
  • Multicast Communication
  • Administration Server Failure
  • Configuring Replication Groups
  • Tuning WebLogic Clusters
  • Web Application Fail-over

11. Node Manager
  • What is Node Manager?
  • Node Manager Details
  • Accessing Node Manager
  • Configuring Node Manager
  • Node Manager Startup
  • Node Manager Domain Management
  • Node Manager Services
  • Node Manager Health Monitoring
  • Node Manager Logging

12. WebLogic Performance Tuning
  • Performance Objectives
  • Bottleneck Location
  • CPU Utilization
  • Memory Utilization
  • Monitoring the JVM
  • Switching the JVM
  • Using Verbose GC
  • JRockit Database Bottlenecks
  • Network Bottleneck
  • WebLogic Monitoring Tools
  • WebLogic Thread Pools
  • Configuring Reader Threads
  • Performance Tuning Summary

13. WebLogic Scripting Tool
  • Using WLST
  • Jython Syntax
  • Jython Conditionals
  • Jython Loops
  • Sample WLST
  • Recording User Interactions in WLST
  • WebLogic Management Objects
  • Redirecting WLST Output to a File
  • MBeans
  • WebLogic Server
  • MBean Data Model
  • MBean Lifecycle
  • Monitoring the Invocations of a JSP
  • Deploying in WLST
  • Undeploying in WLST
Keny White


Keny White is Professor of the Department of Computer Science at Boston University, where he has been since 2004. He also currently serves as Chief Scientist of Guavus, Inc. During 2003-2004 he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Laboratoire d'Infomatique de Paris VI (LIP6). He received a B.S. from Cornell University in 1992, and an M.S. from the State University of New York at Buffalo.


After working as a software developer and contractor for over 8 years for a whole bunch of companies including ABX, Proit, SACC and AT&T in the US, He decided to work full-time as a private software trainer. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Rochester in 2001. "What I teach varies from beginner to advanced and from what I have seen, anybody can learn and grow from my courses".


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