WebSphere 5.0 Installation and Configuration

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


To demonstrate installation considerations and steps for installing and migrating WebSphere Application Server in standalone and network environments

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

200 min.

Course Objectives

WebSphere 5.0 Installation and Configuration

  • identify the hardware and software prerequisites for installing and running WebSphere.
  • identify the design considerations for installing WebSphere Application Server.
  • identify the considerations for installing WebSphere Application Server and Network Deployment
  • determine the WebSphere installation considerations for a given scenario.
  • sequence the steps in installing WebSphere Application Server.
  • install WebSphere Application Server.
  • sequence the processes for installing WebSphere Network Deployment.
  • install WebSphere Network Deployment.
  • determine the options involved in migrating from previous versions of WebSphere.
  • migrate WebSphere Application Server in a given scenario.