Prep work: Read this page from IBM it is a good starter for 10. http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/wmbhelp/v8r0m0/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.etools.msgbroker.helphome.doc%2Fhelp_home_msgbroker.htm As you can see above I have opened the IBM WebSphere Message Broker Information Center. We do this because it is best practice to ensure that you complete the prerequisites We will be dealing with installing several components: IBM WebSphere.. read more →

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21 Feb 2013
February 21, 2013

The Middleware Exclusive Club

February 21, 2013 Exclusive Club 0 Comment

Price: $5000 The Middleware Shop’ s Exclusive Club is a private club that allows you to gain access to all my course an consulting materials now and forever. This includes all future courses a well and new versions of existing courses. You will also get early bird access, chances to review if you want and.. read more →

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25 Jan 2013
January 25, 2013

WebSphere and Derby, Should we implement it?

January 25, 2013 Blog, DB2, Oracle 0 Comment

Derby is not very stable for enterprise ERP and data migration/Data pump/Replication etc across heterogeneous environments, We know it is file-based and good for testing and existing inside apps, but running as a net service it is a bit flaky in essence it doesn’t cut the admin grade. MySQL is much better, tunable like BB/.2.. read more →

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I have a need to test some application code that runs JMX against WebSphere Application Server. This example is for Websphere 8. Note: That you need to use different JARs for WAS 7. I created a new project in Eclipse and pasted in my code I wanted to use to test. This code uses the.. read more →

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When running a juthon script on a local test environment, I experienced this weird error: WASX8011W: AdminTask object is not available Sometimes you may also get: NameError: AdminTask reported from wasadmin. I looked around and found this link from IBM, but my DMGR was running? http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21391323 I suspected it was because I gave my local.. read more →

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When running a Jython script I got this error:

Reason: The reason is that the Jython list (array of elements) was passed incorrectly, without the  string quotes. This call requires the array to be delimited with quotes. This is because within this setter, there is a function call made to Admin.Config such as below.. read more →

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What do do when you get an error using Log4j in your Jython scripts…

Reason: Well, my Jython code was using Log4j and I had not included a properties file. How do I know this? We see the last three lines. Sometimes in a stack trace you need to be able to look for.. read more →

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Part 9/9. Encrypting the Security Audit Log The Audit log can be encrypted to make the information unavailable for intruders. Configuration is a two step process. The keystore is to be configured with a digital certificate in the first step. Encryption has to be enabled with this keystore in the second step. Digitally Signing the.. read more →

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Part 8/9. Signing your security audit records Audit log can be digitally signed to make it tamper-proof. When the log is digitally signed, it is also Base-64 encoded which makes it impossible to read through a text editor without decoding it back. So the only way to read a digitally-signed audit log is by generating.. read more →

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Part 6/9. Generate a HTML report using binaryAuditLogReader steve@steve-H67N-USB3-B3:/opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/apprv01/bin$ sudo ./wsadmin.sh -lang jython -username security_auditor -password websphere [sudo] password for steve: WASX7209I: Connected to process “server1” on node node01 using SOAP connector; The type of process is: UnManagedProcess WASX7031I: For help, enter: “print Help.help()” wsadmin>AdminTask.binaryAuditLogReader(‘-interactive’) Binary Audit Log Reader Binary Audit Log Reader Command *File.. read more →

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