WebSphere MQ V7.1 for Distributed Platforms Administrators Workshop - Linux or Windows

4 Days

Description

This 4 day course provides attendees with the necessary skills to assume responsibilities associated with administering WebSphere MQ in a distributed environment. The course includes extensive hands-on exercises to reinforce lecture and classroom discussion.  Although some exercises can only be accomplished on Linux or Windows, generally, the exercises can be applied to any V7.1 distributed platform.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 30, 2017

$2,795.00
4 Days    10:00 AM EDT - 6:00 PM EDT
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Course Overview

Unit 1   WMQ Overview (Optional)

  • What is messaging
  • Messaging in a Service Oriented Architecture
  • WMQ concepts and terminology

Unit 2  Planning for Installation

  • Platform coverage
  • Determining hardware and software prerequisites
  • Planning for coexistence (V7.1)
  • Deciding what components to install and where
  • Planning for naming conventions
  • Describing the installation procedure

Unit 3   Setting up a Simple WMQ Environment

  • Creating a queue manager
  • Starting, stopping and deleting queue managers
  • Using the runmqsc scripting commands
  • Creating queues
  • Understanding queue manager and queue properties
  • Using the WebSphere MQ Explorer to manage WMQ
  • Viewing the directory structure for WMQ and a queue manager
  • Finding and changing configuration information for WMQ
  • Exercise 1  Implementing a simple MQ environment
  • Exercise 1A  Viewing the MQ configuration
  • Exercise 1B  Using the WebSphere MQ Explorer (Linux or Windows)

Unit 4  Messages and the MQI

  • Describing a message
  • Explaining the Message Descriptor (MQMD)
  • The Message Queuing Interface (MQI)
  • Supported languages
  • The MQI Calls
  • Sample programs
  • Exercise 2  Using the sample MQ programs to work with messages
  • Triggering applications
  • Triggering overview
  • Setting up the components of triggering environment
  • Exercise 2A  Implementing a triggered application
  • Exercise 2B  Setting up the trigger monitor as a service
  • Administering JMS (OPTIONAL)
  • JMS overview
  • Using WebSphere MQ as a JMS Provider
  • Exercise 2C  Creating JMS administered objects

Unit 5  Logging and recovery

  • Persistent and non-persistent messages
  • Types of logging
  • Deciding which logging to use
  • Managing logs
  • How recovery works
  • Circular vs. Linear logging
  • Multi-Instance queue managers
  • Backing up a queue manager
  • Dumping the MQ configuration (V7.1)
  • Exercise 3  Recovering persistent messages
  • Exercise 3A  Using linear logging to record and recover MQ objects
  • Exercise 3B  (OPTIONAL) Using the dmpmqcfg to back up the MQ configuration

Unit 6  Problem Determination

  • Using available PD Tools
  • Error Logs
  • FFST information
  • Trace facilities
  • Exercise 4  Working with trace
  • Exercise 4B  Using and tailoring the error logs

Unit 7  Distributed queuing

  • Queue manager to queue manager communication
  • Distributed queuing components
  • Remote queues
  • Transmission queues
  • Listeners
  • Channels
  • Dead Letter queues
  • Topology considerations
  • Hierarchical
  • Hub & spoke
  • Any-to-any
  • Triggering channels
  • Resolving channel problems
  • Exercise 5  Setting up channels for message delivery
  • Exercise 5A  Using the Dead Letter Handler
  • Exercise 5B  Using the trace route facility
  • Queue manager clusters
  • Benefits of using queue manager clusters
  • Workload balancing
  • Managing a queue manager cluster
  • Using the cluster infrastructure for message delivery
  • Exercise 6  Implementing a simple cluster
  • Exercise 6A  Using cluster channels to deliver to non-cluster queues
  • WMQ Clients
  • MQI client channel overview
  • Implementation considerations for MQI clients
  • Managing client connections
  • Exercise 7  Working with MQI client implementations

Unit 8  Monitoring WebSphere MQ

  • Using Events
  • Statistics and Accounting
  • Real-time monitoring
  • Exercise 8  Working with statistics and accounting

Unit 9  WMQ Security

  • Setting up and working with Access Control Lists
  • Access control for local objects
  • Access control for remote and cluster objects (V7.1)
  • Implementing channel security
  • Using Channel authentication records (V7.1)
  • Channel exits
  • SSL
  • Exercise 9  Setting up and managing an access control list
  • Exercise 9A (OPTIONAL)  Implementing SSL for channels

Unit 10  Publish/Subscribe (OPTIONAL)

  • Overview of publish/subscribe
  • What is publish/subscribe
  • Publishers and subscribers
  • Topics and subscriptions
  • Administering a publish/subscribe environment
  • Exercise 10  Creating topics and subscriptions

 

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 30, 2017

$2,795.00
4 Days    10:00 AM EDT - 6:00 PM EDT
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Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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Prerequisites

Students are expected to have a basic knowledge of WebSphere MQ concepts and terminology. Unit 1, which is optional, can be used to provide a brief overview.

Upcoming Classes

Virtual Classroom Live
October 30, 2017

$2,795.00
4 Days    10:00 AM EDT - 6:00 PM EDT
view class details and enroll
Private Training Available
No date scheduled, don’t see a date that works for you or looking for a private training event, please call 651-905-3729 or submit a request for further information here.
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