Administering the JBoss WildFly 13 / 14 Application Server

JBS-124 (4 Days)

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WildFly Training Overview

This Administering the JBoss® WildFly 13 / 14 Application Server training teaches students the important administrative tasks required to administer WildFly 13 / 14. Students learn basic structure, architecture, and installation, as well as how to work with the various management tools and application deployment options.

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WildFly Training Objectives

All students will:

  • Understand WildFly architecture and JEE server structure
  • Install and configure the server
  • Understand the structure of both standalone installations and domain-based installations
  • Understand the management model and the XML configuration files
  • Use the management tools including direct editing of XML, using the CLI (Command Line Interface), scripting, and the Web management console
  • Understand deployment types and packaging (JARS, WARS, EARS ...), and deploy applications
  • Understand modular classloading in WildFly Server, and how it affects application deployment and dependencies
  • Configure and monitor the Web container
  • Configure important services, including data sources, JNDI, EJB, JMS messaging, and logging
  • Understand and configure WildFly security
  • Use monitoring tools, and identify areas for tuning
  • Understand and use clustering with WildFly, including load balancing with the built-in front-end load balancer and Apache httpd and mod_cluster
  • Understand and administer a domain of WildFly servers
  • WF 13 Only: Be Familiar with using the server's Java EE 8 capabilities (not needed for WF 14)

WildFly Training Outline

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WildFly Introduction and Installation
  • Java EE Overview and Architecture
  • WildFly Server Background and Overview
  • Installing and Starting WildFly Server
  • Server Suspend Mode
  • Working with WildFly Server
  • Documentation Overview
Structure and Architecture
  • WildFly Server Directory and File Structure
  • Server Architecture and Configuration
  • Server Config File - Extensions, Subsystems, Schemas, Paths
  • Interfaces and Socket Bindings
Configuration and Management - Part 1
  • Overview of Management Options
  • Understanding the Management Model and the XML Config Files
  • Using the CLI (Command Line Interface)
    • Overview
    • Navigating the Management Tree
    • Working with Operations and Commands
    • Creating/Deleting Nodes
  • Using the Management Console
Application Deployment
  • Java EE Deployment Archives (JARs, WARs, EARs)
  • Deployment/Undeployment with the CLI and Management Console
  • Deployment Scanner - Auto-Deployment in WildFly Server
  • Marker Files and Auto-deployment
Configuration and Management - Part 2
  • JBoss Modules and Modular Classloading
  • Defining a Module
  • Working with Dependencies
  • Server Logging
  • Handlers, Log Levels, Formatters and Pattern Strings
  • Configuring Application Logging
  • Configuring Audit Logging
Subsystem Configuration
  • JNDI and Naming Overview
  • Naming Subsystem Overview and Configuration
  • Datasource and JCA Overview
  • Datasource and Driver Configuration (XML, CLI, and Admin Console)
  • Datasource Monitoring, and Tuning
  • Thread Pools - History and Current Configuration
  • Undertow Web Container
    • Undertow Overview
    • Undertow Configuration - listeners and workers (XML and CLI)
    • Host and Filter Configuration
    • HTTP/2 Support
  • The H2 Database and ExampleDS
  • EJB Container/Subsystem (SLSB Pooling, MDB, SFSB Cache, Monitoring)
  • Other Subsystems in Brief (remoting, ee, infinispan)
Messaging in WildFly Server
  • Messaging and JMS (Java Message Service) Overview
  • HornetQ Overview
  • Messaging Subsystem Configuration (XML, CLI, and Admin Console)
    • General Configuration
    • Connectors and Acceptors
    • Configuring Connection Factories
    • Configuring Queues and Topics (XML, CLI, and Admin Console)
    • Monitoring and Managing
    • Address and Security Settings
Security
  • WildFly / Elytron Security Overview
    • General Requirements
    • New Elytron Security Overview
    • Security Domains and Realms
  • Securing the Management Interfaces
  • Application Security
    • Java EE Security Overview
    • Authentication, Authorization, Identity
    • Linking Applications to a Security Domain
    • Security Info Caching
  • Configuring TLS/SSL/HTTPS
  • Credential Store - Protecting Sensitive Strings
  • [Optional] Migration from WF10 and Older Configuration
Clustering and HTTP Load Balancing
  • Clustering Overview
  • WildFly Server Cluster Overview (including HA Singleton)
  • Cluster Configuration - JGroups
  • Architectures - Load Balancers and Client Interceptors (Proxies)
  • HTTP Load Balancing
    • Built-in load balancer
    • Apache httpd load balancer
    • mod_cluster Overview
    • httpd.conf Configuration
    • Installation Choices
    • modculster Subsystem Configuration
    • Management
WildFly Server Domain Mode - A Hands-On Exploration
  • Domain Mode Overview
  • Domain Topology - Domain Controllers, Host Controllers, Server Groups
  • domain.xml - Domain Configuration, Server Groups
  • host.xml - Domain Controller
  • host.xml - Host Controllers, Processes and Server Instances
  • Management - Management Console and CLI
  • Deployment/Undeployment - via Management Console and CLI
Tuning and Monitoring
  • Enabling Statistics
  • Web Container (Undertow) Tuning - Statistics, Worker Threads
  • EJB Tuning - Bean Instances, Thread Pools
  • Database Access / Datasources
  • Clustering Communication and Replication
  • Monitoring Runtime Data
  • Java Virtual Machine (JVM) Awareness
    • Heap Size
    • Garbage Collection (GC) Overview and Generational GC
Conclusion
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Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

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Course Number:

JBS-124

Duration:

4 Days

Prerequisites:

All attendees should be familiar with the general principles of Web and application server administration.

Training Materials:

All WildFly training attendees receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Windows, Linux, Mac OS X, or Solaris with at least 8 GB RAM
  • JDK 1.8 or later
  • WildFly 13/14 or later version
  • Line numbering/color coding text editor of your choice
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate will provide
  • Upon request, a complete class environment, running CentOS, Ubuntu, or OpenSUSE can be provided as a VMware or VirtualBox VM

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