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Oracle SOA Suite 11g Administrator's Handbook

By : Arun Pareek, Ahmed Aboulnaga
Book Image

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
About the Authors
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Starting up and shutting down the infrastructure

The SOA Infrastructure can be started up and shut down in several ways—through the console, through WLST, or through shell scripts. All approaches are valid and depend on your preference. However, our recommendation is to use a set of scripts, which are available with this chapter, to make this repetitive process less cumbersome.

Regardless of the approach you follow, be aware of a few points. You should ideally start up Node Manager first. Node Manager serves multiple purposes—it can automatically restart a managed server that has crashed, it provides you with the ability to start up managed servers remotely, and it is required for clustered installations. In a clustered installation, AdminServer is started up on only a single physical server per cluster.

Using scripts

The instructions mentioned in the following sections describe how to start up and shut down the SOA Infrastructure in Linux by using the bash shell.

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