Fast Track to WebSphere Portal Server

Fast Track to WebSphere Portal Server

Audience

This course is for developers, technical and project staff working with WebSphere Portal.

Prerequisites

Delegates should have experience with Java programming, an understanding of Servlets and JSP for Web Application material and practical experience with WebSphere Application Server.

Duration

2 days. Hands on.

This course is available on site only. Please call for details.

Course Objectives

WebSphere Portal Server provides a customizable and extensible environment to enable a single point of interaction for applications, users, and processes. Portal Server provides each user with a tailored experience so that information is available when needed and with consistency. Any one who has ever used Yahoo.com or Excite.com is familiar with the concept of a portal, and Portal Server is the type of software behind such portals.

After completing this course delegates will be able to:

  • Install WebSphere Portal and its components.
  • Add new content to WebSphere Portal.
  • Configure security in WebSphere Portal.
  • Deploy custom portlets.

Course Content

Introduction
Information.
Audience.
Introductions.
Course Content.
Software.
References.
Copyright Notice.

Introducing WebSphere Portal Server
Objectives.
Portals.
Portal Examples.
Portals Used in Business.
Portal Security.
Portlets.
WebSphere Portal Family.
WebSphere Portal Express.
WebSphere Portal Enable.
WebSphere Portal Commerce.
WebSphere Portal Extend.
Available Portlets.
Required Hardware/Software.
Supported Web Browsers.
Review.
Answers.
Lab.

Installing WebSphere Portal Server
Objectives.
Installing WPS.
Language Selection.
Welcome Window.
License Agreement.
Hardware/Software Check.
Firewall Warning.
Setup.
Type.
WebSphere Application Server WAS Installation Directory.
HTTP Server.
HTTP Server Installation.
Directory Run as Service WAS Names.
WPS Installation.
Directory.
WPS Admin.
ID Confirmation.
Swap CDs Completion.
First Steps After Installation.
Additional Required Servers.
Uninstalling WPS.
Review.
Answers.
Lab.

Running WebSphere Portal Server
Objectives.
Starting WPS.
Test the Running.
WPS Log Out.
Stopping WPS.
Auto-starting WPS.
Removing the WPS Service.
Using an External HTTP Server.
Review.
Answers.
Lab.

Customizing WebSphere Portal Server
Objectives.
Portal User Interface.
User Interface Components.
User Interface Hierarchy.
Adding Nodes.
Managing Pages.
Using the Hierarchy Path.
Hierarchy Path Toolbar.
Using Node Content.
Node Content Toolbar.
Creating a Page.
Creating a Label.
Creating a URL.
Changing Page Content.
Portal Look and Feel.
Managing Themes and Skins.
Changing the Theme.
Changing the Skin.
Internationalization.
Branding a Portal.
Mobile Portal Access.
Adding Users.
Review.
Answers.
Lab.

Security
Objectives.
Authentication.
Authorization.
Users and Groups.
Groups Hierarchy.
Managing Security.
Portlet Viewing.
Group Membership.
Creating Groups.
Creating Users.
Changing Group Membership.
Deleting Groups.
Deleting Users.
Node Permissions.
Managing Node Access.
Security Roles.
Removing Default Access.
Granting Node Access.
Portlet Permissions.
Managing Portlet Access.
Granting Node Access.
Review.
Answers.
Lab.

Deploying Portlets
Objectives.
Installing Portlet Applications.
Uninstalling Portlet Applications.
Updating Portlet Applications.
Activating/Deactivating Portlets.
Review.
Answers.
Lab.

Virtual Courses

ALL of our courses can be delivered virtually. And our Bath public schedule of courses are now available as live virtual sessions, using the popular Zoom Virtual Classroom and remote labs. Delegates can test their access at: www.zoom.us/test

On-Site Courses

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