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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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Chapter 5. Configuring and Administering Oracle SOA Suite 11g

Once you have learned to monitor and tune your infrastructure, it is time to look closely into configuring and administering various components that are part of your Oracle SOA Suite 11g environment. Depending upon the type of composites deployed to the runtime, you as an administrator would need to manage both the composite instances and the service engines they execute on.

The Oracle SOA Suite 11g infrastructure provides an access to all deployed composite applications, service engines, service components, business events, notifications, and other management objects. You can also perform a range of administrative tasks, such as managing composites and their individual instances, taking corrective actions for faulted and rejected messages, securing composites or components within them by attaching/detaching security policies, and much more.

As one of the larger chapters of this book, we will cover a huge amount of topics surrounding...