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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
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Configuring infrastructure properties

Infrastructure property settings are properties that apply to all composites running on the SOA Infrastructure. Configuring these properties ensures that you have some sort of global setting applied to your environment. You can configure them from the Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control console by navigating to Administration | System MBean Browser | Application Defined MBeans | Infrastructure properties can be altered at runtime by entering a value in the Value textbox for the read-write MBeans. There is an option to even validate your modifications by invoking the validate function from the Operations tab. These properties are persisted in the database and each managed server, when started, loads them from the database (golden copy). Whether a server needs to be started or not, once a property is changed, is indicated by an icon adjacent to it. Once a property change has been applied, all new instances in...