Systems Management with Red Hat JBoss Operations Network (JB234)

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About this Course

Systems Management with JBoss ON is a deep dive into the JBoss® Operations Network. Students learn how to monitor and manage their JBoss servers and systems—including their JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, Enterprise BRMS, Data Services Platform, Enterprise Web Server, and Enterprise SOA Platform deployments—using the many features and capabilities of the newest version of JBoss Operations Network. Topics include:

  • Installing JBoss Operations Network
  • Inventory management
  • Monitoring resources Provisioning
  • Application monitoring
  • Content management
  • Drift management
  • Deploying JBoss Operations Network in a high-availability environment

Audience Profile

JBoss administrators seeking in-depth knowledge of JBoss Operations Network's monitoring and management capabilities, including managing inventory, provisioning, alerts, operations, notifications, and drift management


  • Base experience with system administration on Microsoft Windows, UNIX, or Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of hardware and networking
  • No prior knowledge of Java™, scripting, or JBoss Developer Studio is required.

Course Outline

1. Overview of JBoss Operations Network

Learn about the functionality of JBoss® Operations Network and its use cases. Also learn how to install a JBoss Operations Network Server, an Agent, and Agent Plug-ins.

2. Managing inventory

Use the various types of groups available in JBoss Operations Network to organize and manage imported resources. Also learn how to customize the JBoss Operations Network dashboard.

3. Monitoring resources

Use JBoss Operations Network to monitor managed resources, including defining alerts, baselines, and notifications.

4. Reporting

Learn the reporting features of JBoss Operations Network.

5. Provisioning

Provision servers and Java™ applications using the JBoss Operations Network bundling capabilities.

6. Monitoring applications

Use JBoss Operations Network to monitor various components of a Java EE application, including Enterprise JavaBeans, datasources, and JMS destinations.

7. Administering JBoss Operations Network

Configure the JBoss Operations Network server itself, including adding users and roles, configuring system settings, editing templates, and running CLI commands.

8. Managing content

Use JBoss Operations Network to manage content, including defining content sources and using repositories to deploy new vesions of packages and applications.

9. Drift management

Learn how JBoss Operations Network can be configured to manage drift issues, including pinning snapshots and determining drift compliance.

10. High-availability JBoss Operations Network

Deploy multiple JBoss Operations Network servers in an HA environment, including defining Affinity Groups.