Installation and Administration of IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 on Windows

Installation and Administration of IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 on Windows

Course overview:

This comprehensive course combines informative lectures and discussions with relevant activities and labs so that you can administer IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5. In the first part of the course, the focus is on installation and configuration of IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5. After installation, focus shifts to configuration and administration. Configuration includes the database that WebSphere Portal uses, federated user registries, and clustering for scalability and fault tolerance. In the second half of the course, you practice common day-to-day administration tasks on IBM WebSphere Portal Server 8.5, including portlet installation, security configuration, and WebSphere Portal site management.

Target audience

This intermediate course is for experienced system administrators that are new to WebSphere Portal or need to refresh WebSphere Portal administration skills. They are responsible for installing and configuring WebSphere Portal and its day-to-day management.


Use the features, functions, and procedures of IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 to achieve the following tasks:

Configure WebSphere Portal to use an IBM Tivoli Directory Server LDAP server

Create a Network Deployment cell that contains a single node cluster

Select the best topology for your organization’s needs

Turn on logging and tracing

Use XML Access to streamline management activities

Back up and restore data

Implement release management practices

Add portlets to pages by using the new drag and drop of the page builder

Deploy a new portlet - Manage access - Create and apply visibility rules

Work with syndication feeds

Integrate mashups - Configure search

Customize or brand the portal - Deploy a custom theme

Transfer the ready-to-use data from the Derby database to DB2 Universal Database


You should have:

Understanding the WebSphere Application Server and JVM environments

Experience with the WebSphere Application Server and JVM environments

Database administration experience

Network security experience

Certification info

No certification for Websphere Portal

Duration of 5 days

Course Name:

Togaf 9 Foundation 1&2.