Administering IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0: A comprehensive workshop

The goal of this white paper is to explain the various administration and configuration tools offered by IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0. Learn about which tool to use for which task and about the new capabilities of WebSphere Portal 8.0, and understand differences from previous versions of WebSphere Portal. We take you through exercises for each tool so you can learn hands-on how to use them.

Falk Posch (Falk.Posch@de.ibm.com), Senior Software Developer, IBM China

Falk Posch is a Senior Software Developer for IBM WebSphere Portal. In the past seven years he has worked as a developer, team lead, and performance expert on various components of WebSphere Portal at IBM's Development Lab in Boeblingen, Germany. In his current role he works on performance and scalability improvements of WebSphere Portal. You can reach Falk at Falk.Posch@de.ibm.com.



Thomas Hurek (thurek@us.ibm.com), Software Architect, IBM China

Thomas Hurek is a Software Architect at IBM's Research Triangle Park Development Lab. He has worked on the WebSphere Portal development team since 2002, focusing on various components including security and virtual portals. In his current role he is responsible for Fix Packs and serves as a Consultant on the Portal Lab Based Services (SEAL) Team. You can contact Thomas at thurek@us.ibm.com.


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11 October 2012

The goal of this white paper is to explain the various administration and configuration tools offered by IBM WebSphere Portal 8.0. Learn about which tool to use for which task and about the new capabilities of WebSphere Portal 8.0, and understand differences from previous versions of WebSphere Portal. We take you through exercises for each tool so you can learn hands-on how to use them.

In this white paper

  • Introduction
  • What is WebSphere Portal?
  • Installing WebSphere Portal
  • Understanding the WebSphere Portal file system structure
  • Installing the latest Combined Cumulative Fix
  • Command line tools
  • Administration user interface: Admin portlets
  • WAS Admin user interface
  • Conclusion
  • Resources
  • Author biography

Downloads

DescriptionNameSize
White paper in PDF formatportal8adminworkshop.pdf5791.16 KB
Sample files in zip formatPortalAdminSampleFiles.zip1369.56 KB

Resources

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