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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
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Navigating to key administration areas

To perform the common management tasks related to your infrastructure, we begin by describing the various administrative pages and consoles within Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control.

The Oracle Enterprise Fusion Middleware Control landing page is divided into the navigator (left pane) and the dynamic content dashboard (right pane). You can expand the navigator tree to configure and manage the WebLogic domain, admin and running managed servers, the SOA infrastructure, metadata repositories, and many more. The next screenshot shows an expanded navigator view. Clicking on the SOA Infrastructure target menu reveals a host of common administration and configuration activities that you can perform. These activities include:

  • Monitoring Performance Summary and Request Processing statistics for binding components, service infrastructure, and service engines

  • Viewing and editing Log Configuration for runtime loggers

  • Managing composite deployments...