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Red Hat JBoss® Application Administration I teaches you the best practices for installing and configuring Red Hat® JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6. Through hands-on labs, learn the essential, real-world tasks that a system administrator needs to know to effectively deploy and manage applications on JBoss Enterprise Application Platform.

Ways To Train/Test

Red Hat offers a method of training that is convenient to you – classroom, online, or at your site

Course overview

After completing this course, you should be prepared to take the Red Hat Certified JBoss Administration (RHCJA) exam.

Course content summary

  • Install and run JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 in standalone mode and domain mode
  • Configure a domain
  • Deploy applications to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6
  • Configure the datasource subsystem
  • Configure Java™ Message Service (JMS) and HornetQ
  • Configure the logging subsystem
  • Configure the web subsystem
  • Implement application security in JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6
  • Migrate JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5 applications to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6
  • Get an introduction to clustering

Audience and prerequisites

System administrators who are either new to Red Hat JBoss or have experience with Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 5.

Prerequisites for this course

Red Hat recommends these prerequisites:
  • Base experience with system administration on Microsoft Windows, UNIX, or Linux® operating systems.
  • Understanding of hardware and networking
No prior knowledge of Java, scripting, or JBoss Developer Studio required.

Outline for this course

Architecture overview

Learn about the Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine appliance architecture.

Initial setup

Deploy a CloudForms Management Engine Appliance.


Configure a CloudForms Management Engine Appliance to work with your cloud environment.


Deploy a virtual machine (VM) with templates and customization

Policy-based administration

Manage and audit VMs from within a policy.


Report on VM and resource usage.

User customizations

Adapt the CloudForms interface to user needs.

Manage the lifecycle

Use the CloudForms lifecycle management features.

Use intelligence

Understand capacity and usage metrics.

Exploit monitoring features

Set up alarms and triggers to monitor infrastructures.

Discover CloudForms Automate

Execute automations to speed up delivery.

Catalogs and services

Define the catalog and services.

Note: Course outline is subject to change with technology advances and as the nature of the underlying job evolves. For questions or confirmation on a specific objective or topic, please contact a training specialist.

Recommended next exam or course

RHCJA exam (EX248)

A RHCJA certification is earned when an IT professional has demonstrated the skills and knowledge to install, configure, monitor, manage, and deploy applications to JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and passes the RHCJA exam (EX248).

Red Hat Certified JBoss Administrator – RHCJA

Earn a Red Hat Certified JBoss Administrator certification by demonstrating the ability to manage applications on Red Hat JBoss EAP.