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Application servers (JVM) - Horizontal vs vertical clustersAdmin AgentGetting Started with Admin AgentRegister an application server in an Administrative AgentStart Stop Restart Administrative AgentAdministrative Authorization GroupCreate an administrative authorization groupApplication DeployAnnotation scanning (metadata complete attribute)Context root of an applicationCreate monitoredDeployableApps directoryDeploy application using Apache Ant (ws_ant)Deploy application using monitoredDeployableApps directory (EAR WAR JAR SAR)Deploy application using monitoredDeployableApps directory (properties file)Deploy application using WebSphere admin consoleDeployment DescriptorMap an application to a JDBC data source during deploymentMap an application to a JMS connection factory during deploymentMap application to servers (manage modules)Roll back to the prior version of an applicationUndeploy an applicationVerify application successfully deployedApplication EditionsGetting Started with Application EditionsActivate application editionApplication edition routing rulesRoll out application editionValidate application editionApplication SecurityGetting Started with Application SecurityApplication ServerCreate an application serverCreate an application server templateGeneric JVM argumentsStart Stop or Restart an application serverWeb ContainersAuthenticationEncode password using PropFilePasswordEncoderusername password and the client.props filesBackup / RestorebackupConfig scriptrestoreConfig scriptCheckpointsGetting Started with CheckpointsArchive a CheckpointCreate a full checkpointCreate a partial (delta) checkpointIdentify what changed in a Delta checkpointClassesClass loader viewerClasspath and class loaderCommands / ScriptsHistory of installed products (historyInfo)versionInfo commandConfiguration Comparison Tool (CCT)Applications report for Configuration Comparison Tool (CCT)Create .cfg files for Configuration Comparison Tool (CCT)Create HTML files for Configuration Comparison Tool (CCT, Configuration Comparison Tool (CCT)ValueError: invalid literal for int() with base 10: 'x' with Configuration Comparison Tool (CCT)CookiesCookie expiration (timeout)Cookie nameEnable cookiesCore GroupGetting Started with Core GroupIBM_CS_OOM_ACTION custom property (OutOfMemory)Dynamic CachingCache Monitor applicationClearing cache in the Cache Monitor applicationDynamic cache disk offloadDynamic cachingLimit dynamic cache sizeDynamic ClusterGetting Started with Dynamic ClustersAdd an application server to a Dynamic ClusterApplication Placement Controller (APC)Convert a static cluster into a dynamic clusterCreate a dynamic clusterDynamic cluster modes (manual supervised automatic)Load balance dynamic cluster (weight and DWLM)Start Stop Restart dynamic clusterEJB (Enterprise Java Bean)Creating your first EJB (Enterprise Java Bean) app - Backend JARCreating your first EJB (Enterprise Java Bean) app - Frontend WARHealth MonitoringGetting Started with Health ManagementCreate a Health PolicyEnable Disable Health MonitoringHealth controller application server restartsHealth monitoring control cycleHeapAutomatically create a heap dumpChange heap sizeDefine where a core dump, heap dump, or java dump will resideManually create a heap dumpRespond to an out of memory heap dump on LinuxInstallDetermine if WebSphere is 32 bit or 64 bitInstall WebSphereInstall WebSphere Customization Toolbox on Linux on the command lineInstall WebSphere Customization Toolbox on Linux using GUIInstall WebSphere Network Deployment Manager using GUIInstallation Verification Tool (IVT)Package GroupRoll back in WebSphereIntegrated Solutions Conole (ISC)Getting Started with the WebSphere admin console (ISC)Console preferencesJavaGetting Started with JavaInstall Java for WebSphere using imcl install commandList the available versions of Java using the managesdk -listAvailable commandList the default Java version when a profile is created using the managesdk -getNewProfileDefault commandList the version of Java being used by a profile using the managesdk -listEnabledProfile commandList the version of Java being used by all profilesList the version of Java being used by commands using the managesdk -getCommandDefault commandUninstall Java for WebSphere using imcl uninstall commandUpdate a deployment manager to use a certain version of JavaUpdate a node agent to use a certain version of JavaUpdate a profile to use a certain version of Java by default using the managesdk -setNewProfileDefault commandUpdate a profile to use a certain version of Java using the managesdk -enableProfile commandUpdate all profiles to use a certain version of Java using the managesdk -enableProfileAll commandUpdate an application server to use a certain version of JavaUpdate commands to use a certain version of Java using the managesdk -setCommandDefault commandJDBCCache prepared statements and callable statementsConfigure an app to use a JDBCCreate J2C aliasCreate JDBC data sourceCreate JDBC providerDestroying database connections using Reap time, Unused timeout, and Aged timeoutJDBC ConnectionWaitTimeoutJDBC data source and J2C aliasStaleConnectionExceptionJMSDisplay Activation Specification details using wsadminDisplay Connection Factory details using wsadminJMS cipherJMS create an IBM MQ connection factoryJMS create queueJMS RFH version 2 headersList Activation Specifications using wsadminList Connection Factories using wsadminUpdate Activation Specification using wsadminUpdate Connection Factory using wsadminLDAPGetting Started with LDAPTest LDAP connectionTest LDAP QueryLogsGetting Started with Cross Component Trace (XCT)Getting Started with LogsAppend debug events to log using request logsBasic vs. HPEL logConfigure application server loggingDiagnostic Trace (trace.log)Disable HPEL text.logEnable Cross Component Tracing (XCT)First failure data capture (FFDC) logsHPEL logs (logViewer command)Log levelsRotate HPEL logRotate native_stderr.log native_stdout.log Rotate SystemOut.log SystemErr.logSecurity audit logs (email alerts)Security audit logs (enable / disable)Security audit logs (encrypt)Security audit logs (sign)Tivoli Performance Viewer logsVerbose garbage collection (verbosegc native_stderr.log native_stdout.log)NetworkingDNSFirewallNode / Node AgentGetting Started with Node GroupsAdd (federate) a node into network deployment manager (addNode)Create a Node GroupDamaged nodeMaintenance ModeRemove (unfederate) a node from network deployment manager (removeNode)Start Stop or Restart a NodeStart Stop Restart Node AgentUnderstanding the difference between a node and a node agentObject Request Broker (ORB)Understanding Object Request Broker (ORB)On Demand Router (ODR)Getting Started with On Demand Router (ODR)Partial Application UpdateGetting Started with Partial App UpdatePartial app update (add multiple files)Partial app update (delete multiple files)Partial app update (replace or add a single file)Partial app update (replace or add a single module)Partial app update (replace the entire application)Partial app update (update multiple files)Performance and Diagnostic AdvisorGetting Started with the Performance and Diagnostic AdvisorPerformance and Diagnostic Advisor (Memory Leak)Performance Monitoring Infrastructure (PMI)Getting Started with Performance Monitoring Infrastructure (PMI)PoliciesResolve "Cannot uninstall IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment because IBM WebSphere SDK Java Technology Edition (Optional) requires components from it"PortsGetting Started with PortsChange application server portProfilesBackup a profile using the manageprofiles backupProfile commandCreate a Job Manager profileCreate a network deployment manager (dmgr) profileCreate an on demand router (ODR) profileCreate profile using the manageprofiles create commandDelete profile using the manageprofiles delete commandList default profile using manageprofiles getDefaultNameList profile path using the manageprofiles getPath commandList profiles using the manageprofiles listProfiles commandRestore profile using the manageprofiles restoreProfile commandValidate and Update Registry using the manageprofiles validateAndUpdateRegistry commandValidate profile using the manageprofiles validateRegistry commandQueueResolve "PROC0004E does not appear to be a valid executable"SecurityDecode XOR passwordSecurity - Administartive SecurityGetting Started with Administrative Security Administrative SecuritySecurity - AuthenticationGetting Started with AuthenticationGetting Started with Single Sign On (SSO) and Lightweight Third Party Authentication (LTPA)Protect web app (ibm-application-bnd.xml)RolesSingle Sign On (SSO) and Lightweight Third Party Authentication (LTPA) - Encrypting LTPA TokensSingle Sign On (SSO) and Lightweight Third Party Authentication (LTPA) - Multiple serversSingle Sign On (SSO) and Lightweight Third Party Authentication (LTPA) - TimeoutSingle Sign On (SSO) and SAML - enable Service Provider (SP)Single Sign On (SSO) and SAML - Identity Provider (Idp)User Accounts Repository - configure a federated repositoryUser Accounts Repository - create groupsUser Accounts Repository - create usersUser Accounts Repository - realm nameUser Accounts Repository - reset users passwordUser Accounts Repository for authenticationSecurity - Global SecurityGetting Started with Global SecuritySecurity - Java 2 SecurityGetting Started with Java 2 SecuritySecurity - Policy SetsGetting Started with Policy SetsAttach policy sets to a web service application (JAX-WS JAX-RS)Security - Security DomainGetting Started with Security DomainsAssign a security domain to a cell, node, cluster, or application serverCreate a security domainSecurity domains attributesSecurity - SSL Certificates Keystore TruststoreGetting Started with Key Set GroupsGetting Started with Key SetsGetting Started with SSLAdd or import a certificate into a keystore or truststore Change keystore and truststore passwordsConfigure SSL TLS authentication, protocol, providers, and ciphers (QoP)Create a keystore Create a truststoreCreate self-signed certificate in a keystoreDisplay SSL Configuration using wsadminExtract a certificate in a truststoreFederal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)HTTPSKey managerList SSL Configurations using wsadminManage endpoint security configurationsOutbound SSLPersonal certificate vs Signer certificateSSL certificate expirationSSL configurationsSSL endpoint security configurationsUpdate SSL in real timeView the certificates in a truststoreView the private keys and certificates in a keystoreSecurity - WS-SecurityWS-SecurityService Integration Bus (SIB)Getting Started with Service Integration Bus (SIB)Create Service Integration Bus (SIB)Service Policy (QoS)Understanding Service Policy (quality of service, QoS)SessionsGetting Started with SessionsConcurrent (simultaneous) sessionsDeny access to unsecured content (security integration)Limit simultaneous sessionsMaximum sessions limitSession affinitySession expiration (timeout)Session management levelsStoring sessions in a database or memoryShared LibraryGetting Started with Shared LibrarySOAPGetting Started with SOAPSOAP Header mustUnderstandSOAP timeoutStar TopologyLink cells into a star topologyStart Stop Restart-Xquickstart application serverApplication startup orderAuto start applicationAutostart WebSphere on Windows using WasService.exeGet server status using the serverStatus commandParallel start application serverRun in development modeStart components as neededStart Stop or Restart a network deployment managerStart Stop Restart applicationStart Stop Restart message endpoint listenerStatic ClusterGetting Started with Static ClustersCreate a static clusterDynamic workload management (DWLM)Load balance dynamic cluster (weight and DWLM)Start Stop Restart static clusterSynchronizationEnable or Disable SynchronizationList Synchronization Services using wsadminSynchronize a node (syncNode)Synchronize a node - Full sync Synchronize a node - Partial syncTerminologyheterogeneous vs. homogeneousWebSphere terms (cell, profile, node, application server, dmgr)ThreadsMaintenance threadMonitoring threads Thread poolsthreadmonitor custom propertiesTivoli Performance ViewerGetting Started with Tivoli Performance ViewerTivoli Performance Viewer Advisor Tuning RecommendationsTivoli Performance Viewer application requestsTivoli Performance Viewer application response timeTivoli Performance Viewer heapTivoli Performance Viewer memory leakTroubleshootingFull GC (garbage collection)Garbage Collection and Memory Visualizer - Mean heap unusable due to fragmentationMust Gather collectorResolve "A duplicate host to IP Address mapping has been detected"Resolve "A WebGroup Virtual Host to handle has not been defined"Resolve "Action can not be executed while server is running"Resolve "Administrator privileges are required"Resolve "An attempt to open a connection to core group DefaultCoreGroup has been rejected"Resolve "An undefined HOST product variable has been encountered in the krb5Spn property"Resolve "Authentication error during authentication for username"Resolve "Authentication failed for user"Resolve "Cannot create credential for the user due to failed validation of the LTPA token"Resolve "ClassNotFoundException"Resolve "Conflict detected on port"Resolve "Connection not available while invoking method"Resolve "Could not connect to the job manager"Resolve "Could not register with Location Service Daemon"Resolve "CWWMQ0062E: An SSL alias was provided with name. However no SSL alias with this name exists"Resolve "Error accessing plugin-key"Resolve "Error creating SOAP connection to host"Resolve "Error occurred during startup Address already in use"Resolve "Error occurred during startup UnknownHostException"Resolve "Failed to find required installation files"Resolve "failed to start check the log files for server on node for details"Resolve "HAManager-initiated activation has failed, messaging engine will be disabled"Resolve "IBMCertPathBuilderException unable to find valid certification path to requested target"Resolve ""Resolve "java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException"Resolve "java.lang.VerifyError JVMVRFY012 stack shape inconsistent"Resolve "java.nio.channels.ClosedByInterruptException"Resolve "Jurisdiction policy files are not signed by trusted signers"Resolve "node status unknown"Resolve "Not synchronized"Resolve "PLGC0063E and PLGC0049E"Resolve "Primary administrative user Id does not exist in the registry"Resolve "Received an illegal configuration argument"Resolve "runConfigActions script execution failed"Resolve "SECURITY CLIENT/SERVER CONFIG MISMATCH"Resolve "Server cannot be started because the node agent for servers xxxxx on node xxxx is not active"Resolve "Server launched but failed initialization"Resolve "setupsdk No such file or directory"Resolve "site can't be reached, unable to connect"Resolve "Skipped class that failed to initialize for annotation scanning"Resolve "SQL State = 66000, Error Code = 12,514"Resolve "SSL signer from target host is not found in trust store"Resolve "SSLHandshakeException No appropriate protocol is disabled or cipher suites are inappropriate"Resolve "TCPC0004W TCP Channel has exceeded the maximum number of open connections"Resolve "The Application Server cannot be reached It appears to be stopped"Resolve "The client supported protocol versions are not accepted by server preferences"Resolve "The EAR file could be corrupt and or incomplete"Resolve "The message endpoint has been paused by the system"Resolve "The role-based authorization check failed"Resolve "The runtime has at least one SSL configuration that is enabled with SSL_TLSv2"Resolve "The system is unable to invoke a synchronization request on node"Resolve "The tool is unable to locate the file"Resolve "There is already a package installed in the package group"Resolve "Timed out waiting for server shutdown"Resolve "Transaction has timed out after x seconds"Resolve "unable to find LoginModule"Resolve "Validation of the LTPA token failed because the token expired"Resolve "Waiting for HAManager to activate recovery processing for local WebSphere server"Resolve "Your user ID or group has insufficent permissions granted for the installation directory path"Resolve 404Resolve buttons missing in the WebSphere web consoleResolve hung threadsResolve hung threadsResolve NoClassDefFoundErrorResolve SocketTimeoutExceptionVariablesEnvironment entries (variables)Install root directory (WAS_INSTALL_ROOT)LOG_HOME variableName space bindingsUse a WebSphere variable in a Java appWebSphere variables (global variables)Virtual HostsGetting Started with Virtual HostsWeb ServerGetting Started with the web server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml)Add web server to WebSphere deployment manager (dmgr)Front a WebSphere application server with a web serverTune HTTP persistent connections (keep alive)Update web server plugin generation and propagation using wsadminWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - Generate PCT commandWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - Generate using the dmgrWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - Generate using wsadminWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - GenPluginCfg commandWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - Propagate command lineWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - Propagate using the dmgrWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - Propagate using wsadminWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - regeneration intervalWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - Round RobinWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - SSLWeb server plugin (plugin-cfg.xml) - View using the dmgrwsadminGetting Started with wsadminList application servers, node agents, deployment managers, web servers using wsadminwsadmin Conntype (SOAP, RMI, IPC, JSR160RMI, NONE)wsadmin generate commands from the WebSphere admin consolewsadmin get cell, node, cluster or server IDwsadmin invoking a scriptwsadmin Jacl Jython languagewsadmin run commands in-linewsadmin scripting objects (AdminConfig, AdminControl, AdminApp, AdminTask)wstemp directorywstemp directory