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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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Enabling log rotation

By default, the log rotation size for each managed server in Oracle SOA Suite 11g is set to a small value. This log file rotation value should be increased to reduce I/O contention associated with debug messages and the switching of log files at frequent intervals.

In the Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console, the Rotation file size parameter can be altered by navigating to Environment | Servers | [soa_server] | Logging. Ensure that the rotation file size is set to 5000 KB or higher. Alternatively, you may choose to rotate the log file by date, by setting the Rotation type to By Time instead.

Unfortunately, the WebLogic Server log rotation affects only the soa_server1.log file but not the soa_server1.out file, which is generated when you use Node Manager to start up and shut down the SOA managed server. To enable log rotation of the soa_server1.out log file on a Linux-based system, perform the following steps:

  1. 1. Ensure that you have the logrotate binary installed...