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Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator's Handbook

By : Arun Pareek, Ahmed Aboulnaga
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Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator's Handbook

By: Arun Pareek, Ahmed Aboulnaga

Overview of this book

Oracle SOA Suite 11g is the backbone of messaging and application integration in a service-oriented architecture. An application administrator is responsible for an end-to-end administration and management of the infrastructure. Understanding the underlying components, services, and configuration and their relations to each other is necessary to effectively administer the Oracle SOA Suite 11g environment. Due to its sheer size, administering Oracle SOA Suite 11g is a daunting task.This book provides detailed explanations of all the core administrative and management activities around Oracle SOA Suite. It includes compact information for end-to-end administration of Oracle SOA Suite 11g. It delves into advanced topics such as silent installs, cloning, backup and recovery and high availability installations.Using this book, you will be able to administer and secure your Oracle SOA Suite services and applications. You will follow examples that you can use in your everyday life as a SOA Suite administrator. The book begins with managing composite applications, their deployments and lifecycles and then moves on to monitoring instances, service engines, Weblogic Server and composite applications. With a detailed coverage of topics like the administration of individual service components as well as configuring MBeans using both Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control and WLST-based scripts, you will be equipped to work with any services and applications.Towards the end, you will be taken through identifying faults & exceptions, troubleshooting approaches, and securing various components.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator's Handbook
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Monitoring the WebLogic Server

From an infrastructure monitoring perspective, ensuring that the Oracle WebLogic Server and all its underlying components are functioning should be your primary concern. In this section, we describe the monitoring of managed servers, JVM, JMS destinations, and data sources.

Monitoring managed servers

As long as your managed servers are reported as being healthy, usually there is not much to worry about. A warning state does not mean that the managed server is unresponsive, but the cause of the warning should be investigated. One of the key issues to managed server monitoring is ensuring the appropriate monitoring of threads.

To view the state of the managed servers:

  1. 1. Log in to the Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console.

  2. 2. On the home page, click on Servers.

  3. 3. A list of all your managed servers will appear along with their state and health.

Ensure that the managed servers are running and are in a healthy state, as designated by the green checkbox with...