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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
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Understanding the OWSM-based policy framework in Oracle SOA Suite 11g

OWSM lays the foundation to implement security through runtime enforcement and declarative policy attachment for different types of use case scenarios. For instance, OWSM has policies supporting Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) token profiles, Kerberos, Web Service Security (WSS) 1.0/1.1, and Secure Socket Layer (SSL), allowing you to easily attach policies for security, auditing, and management of components, services, and references in a composite as well as any standalone web services deployed to the infrastructure. It also provides consistency and ease of use in such a way that developers can attach a particular security policy at design time and system administrators can prepare the infrastructure for the policies to work. Security policies can be attached to any web service-based client apart from all the artifacts in the service composite assembly.

The policy framework is built using the Web Services...