This course gives administrators training on IBM Integration Bus system administration. It is also relevant for IBM Integration Bus developers who also work in an administrative capacity.
In this course, you learn how to administer IBM Integration Bus on distributed operating systems, such as Windows and UNIX, by using the IBM Integration Bus administrative interfaces. These interfaces include the IBM Integration web user interface and the IBM Integration Bus commands.
The course begins with an overview of IBM Integration Bus. Subsequent topics include initial product installation and maintenance, environment configuration, and basic administrative tasks such as backing up and recovering the environment. You learn about product requirements, securing access to IBM Integration Bus resources and message flows, problem determination and resolution, and performance monitoring and tuning. You also learn techniques for extending the capabilities of IBM Integration Bus. The course also covers the publish/subscribe model and reviews the Java Message Service (JMS) transport protocol and web services.
In the course lab exercises, you gain hands-on experience with IBM Integration Bus administrative tasks such as managing IBM Integration Bus runtime components, monitoring message flow applications, and configuring security.
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After completing this course, you should be able to:
This course is designed for IBM Integration Bus administrators and developers who administer IBM Integration Bus.
Before taking this course, you should have hands-on experience with the Windows operating system, and be familiar with basic security practices and protocols such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP). Experience with IBM Integration Bus message flow development and IBM MQ system administration is helpful, but not required.
IBM Integration Bus overview
Product installation, configuration, and security planning
Exercise: Integration node setup and customization
Connecting to IBM MQ
Exercise: Connecting to IBM MQ
Administration in the IBM Integration Toolkit
Exercise: Using the IBM Integration Toolkit
Exercise: Administering the IBM Integration Bus runtime components
Implementing IBM Integration Bus administration security
Exercise: Using file-based security to control administration access
Exercise: Using queue-based security to control administration access
Implementing IBM Integration Bus message flow security
Administering web services and web service security
Exercise: Implementing web services and web services security
Exercise: Using problem diagnosis tools
Exercise: Identifying runtime problems
Monitoring the integration node and message flow performance
Publish/subscribe implementation overview
Exercise: Viewing runtime statistics
Configuring IBM Integration Bus for high availability
Exercise: Administering workload management policies
Monitoring, recording, and replaying message flow events
Exercise: Recording and replaying message flow data
Extending IBM Integration Bus