Administration of IBM DataPower Gateway V7.6

  • Tuition USD $950
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 1115 Ratings
  • Course Code ZE761G-SPVC
  • Duration 2.5 days
  • Available Formats Self Paced

This IBM Self-Paced Virtual Class (SPVC) includes:
- PDF course guide available to attendee during and after course
- Lab environment where students can work through demonstrations and exercises at their own pace

This course is also available as classroom course Administration of IBM DataPower Gateway V7.6 (WE761G).

IBM DataPower Gateway Appliances are network devices that help secure, integrate, and optimize access to web, web services, mobile, and API workloads. Through instructor-led lectures and hands-on lab exercises, you learn how to run various administrative procedures, from initial installation and setup through ongoing maintenance of the appliances in production. You learn about the available management interfaces, such as the command-line interface (CLI), Web Management graphical interface, and XML Management Interface. You also learn how to use these interfaces to run various administrative tasks, such as upgrading firmware, running backup and restore operations, and configuring user accounts and domains. The course includes some information on upgrading firmware and working with DataPower hardware appliances.

This course exercises uses the following appliances:

  • DataPower Gateway Virtual Edition

Information in the course units also applies to other DataPower appliances.

The lab environment for this course uses the Ubuntu Linux Operating System on an ESX image that runs on the IBM Remote Lab Platform.

Skills Gained

  • Configure an appliance for its initial deployment
  • Download and upgrade the firmware on the DataPower appliances
  • Create and manage user accounts, groups, and domains
  • Configure Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) to and from DataPower Appliances
  • Troubleshoot and debug services by using the problem determination tools, logs, and probes that are provided with the DataPower appliance
  • Configure logging of messages to external locations

Who Can Benefit

This course is designed for administrators who install, manage, and monitor IBM DataPower Gateway Appliances. The course is also relevant for developers who administer appliances.

Prerequisites

You should successfully complete Technical Introduction to IBM WebSphere DataPower Gateway Appliances V7 (VW700G, no longer available).

You should also be familiar with:

  • Security-based concepts and protocols
  • Ubuntu Linux
  • Networking protocols

Course Details

Course Outline

Course introduction
DataPower deployment environments
Initial setup
Managing firmware
Exercise: Upgrading image firmware
DataPower administration overview
Using CLI and the XML Management Interface to configure appliance access
Exercise: Using the CLI and the XML Management Interface to manage DataPower appliances
DataPower services overview
Using the Web Management Blueprint Console to configure appliance access
Troubleshooting
Exercise: Using the troubleshooting tools to debug errors
DataPower cryptographic tools and SSL setup
Exercise: Securing connections with SSL
Logging and log targets
Exercise: Logging to an external system
Course summary

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