Courses Details
Course Overview

This Oracle WebLogic Server 12c: Administration I training teaches you how to install and configure Oracle WebLogic Server 12c. It gives administrators an overview of the basic concepts and architecture of WebLogic Server.

Learn how to:

  • Install, configure, and administer Oracle WebLogic Server.
  • Monitor domain resources.
  • Deploy applications.
  • Create a domain.
  • Start servers.
  • Monitor domain resources.
  • Set up and use node manager.
  • Deploy applications.
  • Configure database resources.
  • Configure a cluster.
Course Schedule
Target Audience
  • System Administrator
  • System Administrator
  • Developer
  • J2EE Developer
  • Technical Administrator
  • Technical Administrator
  • Systems Architects
Course Objectives
  • Deploy applications to WebLogic Server
  • Backup and restore a WebLogic Server domain
  • Create a WebLogic Server domain
  • Configure and monitor WebLogic Server
  • Configure WebLogic Server database resources
  • Create and configure a WebLogic Server cluster
  • Install WebLogic Server 12c
  • Configure WebLogic Server's authentication provider
Course Prerequisites
  • Some system administration experience
  • Some experience using basic Linux commands
Course Outline

WebLogic Server Overview

  • Java Cloud Service
  • Application Services
  • WebLogic Server Architecture
  • Administration Tools

Installing and Patching WebLogic Server

  • Zero Downtime Patching
  • Patching WebLogic Server
  • Installing WebLogic Server

Creating Domains

  • Domain Modes
  • Using the Configuration Wizard
  • Domain Planning
  • Domain Creation Tools
  • Multitenancy concepts
  • Domain Templates

Starting Servers

  • Restarting Failed Servers
  • Customizing Domain Scripts
  • Server Lifecycle
  • Starting and Stopping Servers
  • Domain scripts

Using the Administration Console

  • Creating and Modifying Managed Servers
  • Using the Administration Console for Configuration
  • Change Management Architecture
  • Enterprise Manager Cloud Control

Configuring JDBC

  • JDBC and RAC
  • Connection Pools
  • Datasource Types
  • Configuring a JDBC Data Source
  • JDBC Review

Monitoring a Domain

  • Monitoring WebLogic Server
  • JMX, MBeans and Monitoring
  • Monitoring Dashboards
  • Working with WebLogic Server Logs

Node Manager

  • Node Manager Setup Tasks
  • Node Manager Concepts
  • Configuring and Using Node Manager
  • Node Manager Best Practices
  • Node Manager and Scripting

Deploying Applications

  • Deploying an Application
  • WebLogic Deployment Tools
  • Deployment Overview and Lifecycle
  • Deployment Descriptor Concepts
  • Load Testing an Application

Network Channels and Virtual Hosts

  • Creating a Virtual Host
  • Configuring a Network Channel
  • Configuring the Admin Port

Clusters: Overview, Create, & Config

  • Configuring a Cluster
  • Configuring a Dynamic Cluster
  • Clustering Review

Clusters: Proxies & Sessions

  • Configuring Replication Groups
  • Web-tier and Cluster Proxies
  • Oracle Traffic Director and Oracle HTTP Server
  • Configuring a Cluster Proxy

Clusters: Communication, Planning & Troubleshooting

  • Multicast and Unicast
  • Scaling and Troubleshooting Clusters
  • Replication Channels
  • Cluster Communication Concepts


  • Configuring Transaction Persistence
  • Monitoring Transactions
  • Transactions and Persistent Stores
  • Transaction Logs
  • Transaction Overview

WebLogic Server Security

  • Troubleshooting Authentication
  • WebLogic Security Architecture
  • Configuring an Authentication Provider
  • LDAP Authentication

Backing Up a Domain and Upgrading WebLogic Server

  • Backup Types
  • Backing Up and Restoring a Domain
  • Backup/Recovery Concepts