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    The test assumes a general understanding of Web services and Internet technologies, as well as specialized knowledge of ESB administration. The test is designed to test for skills of how to administer the webMethods ESB in an organization. Administration involves: installing, configure, managing, monitoring and tuning.


    Experienced webMethods ESB administrator


    180 minutes

    Available languages:

    course book: English
    course delivery:


    Successful completion of the webMethods Certified ESB Administrator test requires a solid knowledge in using webMethods ESB as acquired through Software AG training courses plus practical hands-on experience. While the suggested resources can assist you in preparing for the test, it is imperative that you have hands-onexperience on administering webMethods ESB products.

    Product Documentation: - This site contains a repository of code samples, articles, tips & tricks and tutorials. - This site contains the webMethods product documentation.
    Focus on webMethods 9.9 documents related to ESB administration. (E.g. Integration Server Administrator’s
    Guide, Audit Logging Guide, Monitor User's Guide, etc....)


    Individuals who successfully complete the webMethods Certified ESB Administrator test will have demonstrated knowledge and skills associated with the following subject areas: 

    - webMethods Overview

    • Components of the ESB
    • What are the administration and monitoring tools
    • Role of the webMethods Database
    • Role of Command Central

    - Installing the ESB

    • Use of installer ? Empower vs. ImageUse of Database Component Configurator (options)
    • Installer command line usage
    • How to view installation history

    - ESB Startup and Shutdown

    • Start and Stop the webMethods ESB components
    • Quiesce mode

    - Update Manager

    • Installation
    • Scripting and using images

    - Basic Configuration

    • Configure Integration Server using Administrator Interface
    • Configure Integration Server using Command Central
    • Configure Integration Server to Connect to Universal Messaging

    - IS Packages

    • IS Instance Management
    • Create and Delete new instances
    • Package deployment and configuration
    • Operation of instances including starting, stopping, and logging

    - Logging and Auditing

    • Integration Server logging
    • Configure for Database logging
    • Integration Server Auditing

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