Troubleshooting in WebSphere 5.0

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To give an overview of troubleshooting in WebSphere

Target Audience

Those wishing to qualify as an IBM Certified System Administrator for WebSphere Application Server 5.0; this Certified System Administrator is expected to perform the installation, configuration, and day-to-day tasks associated with ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of a WebSphere runtime environment, including product installation, configuration, and deployment of J2EE applications, connecting to back-end resources, and basic troubleshooting


A good understanding of the J2EE application model, e.g., EJBs, JSP, HTTP sessions, and servlets; a good understanding of J2EE 1.2 and J2EE 1.3 technologies, e.g. JDBC, JMS, JNDI, JTA, and JAAS; a good understanding of HTTP server administration; good system administration experience of operating systems, e.g. Windows NT/2000, UNIX, z/OS, OS/400, and Linux; a good understanding of basic Internet concepts, e.g. firewalls, web browsers, TCP/IP, SSL, and HTTP; a good understanding of standard markup languages such as XML and HTML; a basic knowledge of Web services, e.g. SOAP, UDDI, and WSDL; a basic knowledge of bean scripting framework languages; an ability to describe differences between the various WebSphere Application Server 5.0 editions

Expected Duration

175 min.

Course Objectives

Troubleshooting in WebSphere 5.0

  • configure, review, and analyze logs in WebSphere.
  • identify the functions of the Log Analyzer.
  • configure, review, and analyze logs.
  • work with traces in WebSphere.
  • configure and view a trace.
  • use Thread Analyzer to analyze javacore files.
  • analyze a java stack trace using Thread Analyzer.
  • work with WebSphere installation, name space, and HTTP session data.
  • identify the functions of Site Analyzer.