Certification : OCA WebLogic Server 12c : 1Z0-133 – Interested ?

 

 

Oracle last month announced Oracle Certified Associates (OCA) for WebLogic 12c Administrators. If you are WebLogic/Fusion Middleware/IAM Administrator or Oracle Apps DBA then I would highly recommend this certification.  For certification path and training click here

Note: Currently this example is in BETA phase (1Z1-133) till March first so exam fee is just 50 USD (or 40 £ including VAT)

You can also look at our series Learn WebLogic with Us (Note: WebLogic Server used in this series is version 10g & 11g)

 

Here is exam topics that you must prepare, I am going to cover these topics over next few weeks on this blog.

 

Overview of WebLogic Server

  • Explain the WebLogic Server terms: domain, server, machine and cluster
  • Explain the difference between the administration server and the managed servers.
  • Describe the administrative tools: Administration Console, WLST, WLDF, Monitoring Dashboard

Installing and Patching WebLogic Server

  • Determine supported configurations for WebLogic Server
  • Install WebLogic Server in graphical mode
  • Install WebLogic Server silently
  • Describe the installation directory structure
  • Apply a patch to WebLogic Server by using OPatch

Creating Domains

  • Describe a domain’s file system
  • Create a domain by using the Configuration Wizard
  • Configure machines, servers, and clusters by using the Configuration Wizard
  • Copy a domain to another computer with the pack and unpack utilities

Starting Servers

  • Start and stop servers with standard scripts
  • Identify and resolve problems with server startup
  • Customize start and stop scripts, including the CLASSPATH
  • Restart a failed server on a different machine

Using the Administration Console

  • Access the WebLogic Server Administration Console
  • Identify the components of the Administration Console
  • Update Administration Console preferences
  • Use the Administration Console change center
  • Create and configure servers by using the Administration Console

Configuring JDBC

  • Describe WebLogic Server’s JDBC architecture
  • Describe WebLogic Server’s JNDI architecture
  • Compare the different types of data sources
  • Compare the different data source transaction options
  • Create and configure a generic data source
  • Tune a data source’s connection pool
  • Create and configure a GridLink data source

Monitoring a Domain

  • Configure WebLogic Server logs
  • Interpret a server log file entry
  • Create and apply a log filter
  • Enable WebLogic Server debugging output
  • Monitor WebLogic Server health and performance
  • Monitor JDBC data sources
  • Access diagnostic charts in the Monitoring Dashboard

Node Manager

  • Describe the architecture and capabilities of the Node Manager
  • Create a Node Manager with the Configuration Wizard
  • Configure properties for the Java Node Manager
  • Describe the Java Node Manager directory structure
  • Enroll a Node Manager with a domain
  • Start and stop a Node Manager
  • Start and stop managed servers by using the Administration Console

Deploying Applications

  • Deploy an application
  • Start a deployed application
  • Stop a deployed application
  • Undeploy an application
  • Redeploy an application
  • Use the test links for an application supplied by the Administration Console
  • Monitor a deployed application
  • Use the Monitoring Dashboard’s built-in application view
  • Load test an application with The Grinder console given a script

Network Channels and Virtual Hosts

  • Configure a WebLogic Server network channel
  • Monitor a network channel
  • Configure WebLogic Server to us e an administration port
  • Configure a virtual host for WebLogic Server

Creating and Configuring Clusters

  • Describe basic and multi-tier cluster architectures
  • Create a cluster by using the Configuration Wizard
  • Create and configure a cluster by using the Administration Console
  • Create and configure a dynamic cluster
  • Create and configure a server template
  • Describe how a dynamic cluster calculates listen ports and machines for generated servers

Cluster Proxies and Sessions

  • Install Oracle HTTP Server with the Web Tier installer
  • Configure Oracle HTTP Server as a WebLogic Server cluster proxy
  • List the options for HTTP session failover
  • Configure in-memory session replication
  • Configure replication groups

Cluster Communication, Planning and Troubleshooting

  • Explain the difference between unicast and multicast cluster communication
  • Configure replication channels by using the Administration Console
  • Describe planning for a cluster
  • Monitor a cluster

Transactions

WebLogic Server Security

  • List some of the WebLogic Server security providers and what they do
  • Describe basic LDAP architecture
  • Configure an external LDAP authentication provider for  WebLogic Server
  • Describe how multiple authentication providers can be used with WebLogic Server

Backing Up a Doman and Upgrading WebLogic Server

  • Back up a WebLogic Server domain
  • Restore a WebLogic Server domain
  • Define Managed Service Independence mode
  • Describe the process to upgrade WebLogic Server 11g to 12c
  • Run the WebLogic Server Reconfiguration Wizard as part of the upgrade process

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sudhakargnraju@gmail.com says July 25, 2014

Can you help me with pointers to the oracle documentation for each exam topic from the oracle weblogic server 12c administration OCA ?

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