Course Description

By the end of the course, students should be able to:

Design and build a WebLogic domain so that applications survive a failure of any of the following:

  • computer holding HTTPSession
  • computer hosting database
  • computer running administration server
  • computer running JMS destinations
  • computer holding transaction manager
  • any of the above computer unable to restart (i.e. need to migrate)

Identify which of the above can be automated, and where required, perform necessary manual recovery.

Secure a WebLogic domain.

Automate the rebuilding of a domain on a different computer.



3 days


Target Audience

Administrators with some basic experience of WebLogic who want to be able to configure and manage WebLogic to provide high availability, scalability and resilience to failures. The emphasis is on using WebLogic to solve real-world problems associated with providing enterprise-level web applications and web services.


Course Prerequisites

Some experience or knowledge of WebLogic concepts and basic configuration. These prerequisite skills can be obtained by attending the WebLogic Basics Introduction course Oracle WebLogic Server 11g & 12c Administration Basics -GTWL1 or Oracle WebLogic Server 11g & 12c Administration Introduction – GTWL3


Suggested Follow on Courses

There are a number of options of suitable follow-on courses, depending on your business needs. Please contact us for further details.


Course Content

Recap of WebLogic Admin basics

  • Configure a simple domain
  • Deploy and test sample application and its required services
  • Clusters
  • Security: roles, policies, authentication, encryption


Configure a Domain using Templates


WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST)


Managed Servers

  • Configure, start, shutdown using console or WLST
  • Node Managers


HTTP Session replication


JDBC load balancing and failover

  • Distributed datasources


JMS Bridge to External Server


JMS load balancing and failover

  • Guaranteed message delivery
  • Distributed destinations
  • Store and forward
  • Service migration
  • WebLogic Server migration



  • SSL
  • Secure Administration channel
  • Integrate WebLogic Server with external authentication providers: LDAP server; database security store


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