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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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Configuring infrastructure resources for developers

Developers are a demanding bunch, always wanting access! In this final section of the chapter, we will discuss how to create read-only accounts, which developers can use to log in to the various consoles, to have read-only access to the MDS. It is always recommended not to share the weblogic password with developers.

In this section, we will also describe how to configure custom XPath functions.

Creating read-only console user accounts

We previously discussed how to give process participants access to SOA Composer. We may also need to provide developers with read-only access to the Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console, Oracle Fusion Middleware Enterprise Manager Control, and SOA Composer consoles for them to be able to deploy and monitor business processes.

Follow the next steps to assign a developer the appropriate permissions for deployment and monitoring:

  1. 1. Log in to Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console.

  2. 2. Navigate to...