WPL44 IBM Administering IBM Web Content Manager 8.0

Overview

In this class, you will learn about administration tasks and concepts.

Objectives

  • Explain API and caching considerations
  • Explain how to extend the authoring environment
  • Explain how to use custom workflow actions to modify workflows
  • Describe the components used in the presentation layer and information architecture
  • Explain how and when to use the rendering plugins
  • Explain the use of techniques for enhancing the look and feel
  • Explain personalization and how to use it
  • Explain how to integrate external content with Web Content Integrator
  • Explain how to integrate enterprise content management using federated documents
  • Explain the security model and how to use it
  • Describe common ways of structuring libraries for functionality and performance
  • Describe search options include the integration of external search engines

Audience

This intermediate course is intended for developers that need a deeper understanding of Web Content Manager APIs and how to extend the authoring and rendering interface. The course also includes foundational information about administration aspects of Web

Syllabus

Overview of WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager

  • Introduction to Web Content Manager terminology and concepts
  • Architecture: Overview of the stack
  • Architecture: How WebSphere Portal and Web Content Manager work together
  • Explanation of WebSphere Portal capability as compared to Web Content Manager

Overview of IBM Web Content Manager server environments

  • Review of various network environments (testing, staging, and production/delivery)
  • High availability considerations

Authoring environment

  • What is the authoring environment?
  • An overview of the \"home pages\" that are ready for immediate use.
  • Site area templates that allow administrators to control the type of items that can be added.
  • Using the out-of-the box authoring portlet
  • Customizing t

Delivery environment

  • What is the delivery environment
  • Review of considerations for delivery in a clustered topology
  • Access control and users and groups

Syndication

  • What is syndication?
  • Manual and automatic syndication
  • What is not handled via syndication?
  • Cloning compared to syndication

Cache

  • What is cache?
  • Cache options for Web Content Manager
  • Limitations of options
  • Cache best practices

Performance

  • Performance considerations
  • Hardware, network, disk space, and so on
  • Tuning steps
  • Database tuning

Maintenance

  • Review available tools, when to use them and potential impacts. Tools include:
  • MemberFixer
  • Workflow update tool
  • IBM Support Assistant
  • Clear versions (Auditing impact)
  • Clear history (Auditing impact)
  • Check database disk space to ensure there is enoug

Backup and Recovery

  • Backup and recovery
  • Required third party applications (LDAP, Analytics, and so on)

Migration

  • Overview of the process - what does the Web Content Manager Administrator need to plan for?
  • What is migrated in the base portal migration
  • Additional steps for migrating Web Content Manager

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 2 days
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