Red Hat JBoss Application Administration II (AD348) prepares students to provision and manage Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) in large-scale production environments. Intended for experienced administrators, this course provides a deeper understanding of how to work with JBoss EAP by taking a closer look at installation, clustering, deployments, scripting, management, messaging, and security with a view towards building on the skills established in Red Hat JBoss Application Administration I (AD248).


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Learning Objectives

As a result of attending this course, students should be able to manage an EAP 7 cluster by configuring messaging, managing server and application security, fine tuning caches, writing scripts, and migrating previous releases of EAP to the current release.
Students should be able to demonstrate the following skills:
Utilize the new features of EAP 7.
Migrate an EAP 6 server to EAP 7.
Fine tune and manage JGroups and Infinispan in a cluster.
Roll back application deployments.
Write scripts for common EAP management tasks.
Monitor EAP using JConsole and other management tools.
Create a JMS bridge.
Create a FORM based authentication login module.
Implement Single-Sign On with Red Hat Identity management.

  • Manage network services

  • Discuss and review key tools and skills needed to manage network services.

  • What’s new in JBoss EAP 7?

  • Describe the new features of JBoss EAP 7.

  • Configure link aggregation

  • Improve the redundancy or throughput of network connections of servers by configuring Linux network teaming between multiple network interfaces

  • Clustering

  • Demonstrate clustering components, their configuration, and application to clustered architectures

  • Manage DNS and DNS servers

  • Explain the operation of DNS service, troubleshoot DNS issues, and configure servers to act as a DNS caching nameserver or as an authoritative name server.

  • Migrate to JBoss EAP 7

  • Explore strategies for migrating from JBoss EAP 6 to JBoss EAP 7

  • Deployment

  • Lean to deploy an application in various types of production environments.

  • Manage DHCP and IP address assignment

  • Explain and configure services used for IPv4 and IPv6 address assignment including DHCP, DHCPv6, and SLAAC.

  • Manage printers and printing files

  • Configure systems to print to a network printer that supports IPP Everywhere, as well as manage existing printer queues

  • Scripting

  • Learn to script various configuration and management scenarios using the CLI

  • Configure email transmission

  • Discuss how mail servers operate, then configure a server to use system tools and Postfix to send email messages through an outbound mail relay

  • Management

  • Use various tools to monitor and manage JBoss EAP 7.

  • Configure MariaDB SQL databases

  • Discuss the basic operation of SQL-based relational databases, perform basic SQL queries for troubleshooting, and be able to set up a simple MariaDB database service.

  • Messaging

  • Learn how to manage supported messaging systems

  • Configure web servers

  • Provide web content from Apache HTTPD or Nginx web servers, then configure them with virtual hosts and TLS-based encryption

  • Secure applications

  • Configure security settings to restrict authorization and authentication to secure Java™ EE applications

  • Optimize web server traffic

  • Improve performance of your web servers by using Varnish to cache static content being served and HAProxy to terminate TLS connections and balance load between servers.

  • Secure JBoss EAP

  • Configure security settings that include authentication, authorization, and the management console.

  • Comprehensive review

  • Review tasks and concepts from Red Hat JBoss Application Administration II (AD348).

  • Provide file-based network storage

  • Deliver simple file-based network shares to clients using the NFS and SMB protocols.

  • Access block-based network storage

  • Configure iSCSI initiators on your servers to access block-based storage devices provided by network storage arrays or Ceph storage clusters


Experienced system administrators responsible for deploying and administering JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 7 in large-scale production environments will benefit from this course. You need at least 2 years of experience as a JBoss EAP administrator. IT professionals who have taken and passed Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration exam (EX248) and become a Red Hat Certified Specialist in Enterprise Application Server Administration certifications on JBoss EAP 7 will also benefit.




While there are no prerequisites for this course, please ensure you have the right level of experience to be successful in this training.

Length: 90.0 days (40 hours)


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