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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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Administering User Messaging Service

Oracle User Messaging Service (UMS) enables two-way communication between actors in processes such as human users, automatic activities, and deployed applications. UMS has support for a variety of messaging channels, such as e-mail, IM, SMS, and text-to-voice messages. Any process components, such as BPEL/BPMN, Human Workflow, or BAM can leverage UMS to send notifications and alerts to user mailboxes. The Oracle SOA Suite 11g UMS infrastructure provides a range of features such as:

  • Support for multiple messaging channels such as e-mail, instant messaging (IM), Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP), short message service (SMS), and voice. Actionable e-mail messages can also be delivered to a process user's inbox.

  • Two-way messaging allows sending messages from applications to users (referred to as outbound messaging) who can then initiate messaging interactions (inbound messaging).

  • User messaging preferences provide process users with a web...