69.6. RH336: JBOSS for Administrators

69.6.1. Prerequisites

Basic working knowledge of the Windows or Linux (Unix-based) operating system. The student must have experience with the following:
  1. Creating directories, files and modifying access rights to the file store
  2. Installing a JDK
  3. Configuring environment variables, such as JAVA_HOME, for an Operating system
  4. Launching Java applications and executing an OS-dependent script that launches a Java application.
  5. Creating and expanding a Java archive file (the jar utility)
No prior knowledge of J2EE or the JBoss Application Server is required. Some familiarity with supporting Java applications with XML configurations, however, is strongly recommended.

69.6.2. Course Summary

JBoss for Administrators is targeted toward application support individuals, such as system administrators, configuration management and quality assurance personnel who wish to become proficient in configuring and administrating the JBoss application server (3.2.x and 4.x series) and the applications deployed on the application server.
"The JBoss for Administrators course was a great balance of both lecture and labs. It is always nice to have hands on knowledge of the topics to make them seem more real and applicable."——Thomas Skowronek, Palm Harbor Homes, USA