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Unformatted text preview: Oracle® Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle WebCenter 11g Release 1 (11.1.1.5.0) E12405-15 June 2011 Oracle Fusion Middleware Administrator's Guide for Oracle WebCenter, 11g Release 1 (11.1.1.5.0) E12405-15 Copyright © 2009, 2011, Oracle and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Primary Author: Rosie Harvey Contributing Authors: Ingrid Snedecor, Joan Carter, Michele Cyran, Peter Jacobsen, Promila Chitkara, Sarah Bernau, Savita Thakur, Sue Highmoor Contributors: Alan Jalife, Arun Arat, Christian Hauser, Chung Cheng, Diego Sabaris, Jeni Ferns, Karl Bilawski, Manish Devgan, Mariana Baca, Mariano Dal Vecchio, Nick Greenhalgh, Nicolas Pombourcq, Nitin Shah, Pankaj Mittal, Paul Encarnacion, Paul Spencer, Peter Moskovits, Pushkar Kapasi, Sarah Maslin, Rahmathulla Baig This software and related documentation are provided under a license agreement containing restrictions on use and disclosure and are protected by intellectual property laws. 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Contents Preface ............................................................................................................................................................. xxxi Audience................................................................................................................................................... xxxi Documentation Accessibility ................................................................................................................. xxxi Related Documents ................................................................................................................................. xxxi Conventions ............................................................................................................................................ xxxii What's New .................................................................................................................................................. xxxiii Issues Addressed in Release 11.1.1.5.0 ............................................................................................... Part I xxxiii Understanding Oracle WebCenter 1 Introduction to Oracle WebCenter Administration 1.1 1.2 1.2.1 1.2.2 1.2.3 1.2.4 1.2.5 1.2.6 1.2.7 1.2.8 1.2.9 1.2.10 1.2.11 1.3 1.3.1 1.3.2 1.3.3 1.3.4 1.3.5 1.3.6 1.3.7 1.4 1.5 Introducing Oracle WebCenter................................................................................................. 1-1 Oracle WebCenter Architecture................................................................................................ 1-2 WebCenter Portal Framework ........................................................................................... 1-3 Oracle Application Development Framework ................................................................ 1-3 WebCenter Spaces ............................................................................................................... 1-3 Oracle Composer ................................................................................................................. 1-4 WebCenter Services............................................................................................................. 1-4 WebCenter Discussion Server............................................................................................ 1-5 WebCenter Analytics .......................................................................................................... 1-5 WebCenter Activity Graph................................................................................................. 1-5 WebCenter Personalization Server ................................................................................... 1-5 Portals .................................................................................................................................... 1-5 Composite Applications ..................................................................................................... 1-5 Oracle WebCenter Topology..................................................................................................... 1-6 WebCenter Topology Out-of-the-Box............................................................................... 1-6 WebCenter Managed Servers............................................................................................. 1-7 WebCenter Startup Order .................................................................................................. 1-8 WebCenter Dependencies .................................................................................................. 1-8 WebCenter Configuration Considerations ..................................................................... 1-9 WebCenter State and Configuration Persistence ......................................................... 1-10 WebCenter Log File Locations........................................................................................ 1-11 Oracle WebCenter Spaces ....................................................................................................... 1-12 WebCenter Portal Applications ............................................................................................. 1-12 iii 1.6 Planning WebCenter Installations......................................................................................... 1.7 Understanding the WebCenter 11g Installation.................................................................. 1.8 Understanding Administrative Operations, Roles, and Tools.......................................... 1.9 Performance Monitoring and Diagnostics ........................................................................... 1.10 Understanding Security .......................................................................................................... 1.11 WebCenter Application Deployment ................................................................................... 1.12 Data Migration, Backup, and Recovery................................................................................ 1.13 Oracle WebCenter Administration Tools ............................................................................. 1.13.1 Oracle Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control Console............................ 1.13.1.1 Displaying Fusion Middleware Control Console ................................................. 1.13.2 Oracle WebLogic Server Administration Console....................................................... 1.13.3 Oracle WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) ...................................................................... 1.13.3.1 Running Oracle WebLogic Scripting Tool (WLST) Commands......................... 1.13.4 System MBean Browser ................................................................................................... 1.13.5 WebCenter Spaces Administration ................................................................................ 1.13.6 WebCenter Portal Administration Console .................................................................. 1-13 1-13 1-13 1-15 1-15 1-15 1-16 1-16 1-16 1-17 1-17 1-18 1-18 1-20 1-21 1-22 Part II Getting Started With Oracle WebCenter Administration 2 Getting WebCenter Spaces Up and Running 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 Role of the Fusion Middleware Administrator ..................................................................... Role of the WebCenter Spaces Administrator ....................................................................... Installing WebCenter Spaces..................................................................................................... Setting Up WebCenter Spaces for the First Time (Roadmap) .............................................. Customizing WebCenter Spaces for the First Time (Roadmap) .......................................... 2-1 2-2 2-2 2-3 2-6 3 Maintaining WebCenter Spaces 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Role of the Fusion Middleware Administrator ...................................................................... Role of the WebCenter Spaces Administrator ....................................................................... System Administration for WebCenter Spaces (Roadmap).................................................. Application Administration for WebCenter Spaces (Roadmap) ......................................... 3-1 3-2 3-2 3-5 4 Getting WebCenter Portal Applications Up and Running 4.1 4.2 Installing Oracle WebCenter and Oracle WebCenter Framework Libraries ..................... 4-1 Deploying WebCenter Portal Applications for the First Time (Roadmap)........................ 4-2 5 Maintaining WebCenter Portal Applications 5.1 Part III System Administration for WebCenter Portal Applications (Roadmap) ........................... 5-1 Basic Systems Administration for Oracle WebCenter 6 Starting Enterprise Manager Fusion Middleware Control 6.1 6.2 6.3 iv Displaying Fusion Middleware Control Console .................................................................. 6-1 Navigating to the Home Page for WebCenter Spaces .......................................................... 6-2 Navigating to the Home Page for WebCenter Portal Applications .................................... 6-5 6.4 Navigating to Dependent Components................................................................................... 6-7 7 Deploying WebCenter Applications 7.1 Deploying WebCenter Portal Applications ............................................................................ 7-1 7.1.1 Deployment Roadmap ....................................................................................................... 7-2 7.1.2 Deployment Prerequisites .................................................................................................. 7-3 7.1.3 Preparing the Application EAR File ................................................................................. 7-4 7.1.3.1 EAR File Contents ........................................................................................................ 7-4 7.1.4 Creating a Managed Server................................................................................................ 7-4 7.1.5 Creating and Registering the Metadata Service Repository.......................................... 7-5 7.1.5.1 Creating an MDS Schema Using the Repository Creation Utility......................... 7-5 7.1.5.2 Registering an MDS Schema Using Fusion Middleware Control ......................... 7-9 7.1.5.3 Registering an MDS Schema Using WLST ............................................................ 7-11 7.1.6 Deploying the Application to a WebLogic Managed Server...................................... 7-12 7.1.6.1 Choosing the Information Artifact Store................................................................ 7-12 7.1.6.2 Choosing the Data Source ........................................................................................ 7-13 7.1.6.3 Deploying Applications Using Oracle JDeveloper............................................... 7-14 7.1.6.4 Deploying Applications Using Fusion Middleware Control.............................. 7-14 7.1.6.5 Deploying Applications Using WLST .................................................................... 7-19 7.1.6.6 Deploying Applications Using the WLS Administration Console .................... 7-21 7.1.6.7 Saving and Reusing the Deployment Plan ............................................................ 7-24 7.1.7 Migrating Customizations and Data Between Environments ................................... 7-24 7.1.8 Configuring Applications to Run in a Distributed Environment.............................. 7-25 7.2 Undeploying WebCenter Portal Applications..................................................................... 7-25 7.2.1 Undeploying WebCenter Applications Using Fusion Middleware Control ........... 7-25 7.2.2 Undeploying WebCenter Applications Using WLST.................................................. 7-25 7.2.3 Removing an Application's Credential Map ................................................................ 7-26 7.3 Redeploying WebCenter Portal Applications ..................................................................... 7-27 7.3.1 Redeployment Considerations ....................................................................................... 7-27 7.3.1.1 Preserving Application Configuration ................................................................... 7-28 7.3.1.1.1 Preserving Configuration Across Deployment Using WLST ...................... 7-29 7.3.1.2 Preserving Service and User Customizations ....................................................... 7-29 7.3.1.3 Preserving Portlet Customizations ......................................................................... 7-29 7.3.2 Redeploying WebCenter Applications Using Fusion Middleware Control ............ 7-29 7.3.3 Redeploying WebCenter Applications Using WLST .................................................. 7-34 7.4 Post-Deployment Configuration ........................................................................................... 7-34 7.4.1 Checking Security Configurations After Deployment ................................................ 7-35 7.4.2 Checking Application Connections After Deployment .............................................. 7-35 7.4.3 Checking Data Source Connections ............................................................................... 7-35 7.4.4 Tuning the Application.................................................................................................... 7-35 8 Starting and Stopping WebCenter Applications 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.3.1 Starting Node Manager.............................................................................................................. Starting and Stopping Managed Servers for WebCenter Application Deployments ....... Starting and Stopping WebCenter Spaces............................................................................... Starting WebCenter Spaces Using Fusion Middleware Control .................................. 8-2 8-2 8-4 8-4 v 8.3.2 8.3.3 8.3.4 8.4 8.4.1 8.4.2 8.4.3 8.4.4 Starting WebCenter Spaces Using WLST......................................................................... Stopping WebCenter Spaces Using Fusion Middleware Control ................................ Stopping WebCenter Spaces Using WLST....................................................................... Starting and Stopping WebCenter Portal Applications ........................................................ Starting WebCenter Portal Applications Using Fusion Middleware Control ............ Starting WebCenter Portal Applications Using WLST .................................................. Stopping WebCenter Portal Applications Using Fusion Middleware Control .......... Stopping WebCenter Portal Applications Using WLST ................................................ 8-4 8-4 8-5 8-5 8-5 8-6 8-6 8-6 9 Setting WebCenter Application Properties 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 9.6 9.7 9.8 9.9 Setting Application Properties for WebCenter Spaces .......................................................... Setting Application Properties for WebCenter Portal Applications.................................... Specifying the BPEL Server Hosting WebCenter Spaces Workflows ................................. Configuring Search Crawlers for WebCenter Applications ................................................. Setting Search Parameters for WebCenter Applications....................................................... Choosing a Channel for Notification Messages in WebCenter Applications .................... Enabling RSS News Feeds in WebCenter Applications ........................................................ Controlling Last Page Accessed Behavior in WebCenter Spaces ........................................ Exposing WebCenter Spaces Templates From a Previous Release ..................................... 9-1 9-2 9-2 9-3 9-4 9-4 9-5 9-5 9-6 Part IV Managing Services, Portlet Producers, and External Applications 10 Managing Oracle WebCenter Services 10.1 Introduction to Managing Services ....................................................................................... 10.1.1 Setting Up the MDS Repository...................................................................................... 10.1.2 Setting Up Database Connections .................................................................................. 10.1.3 Setting Up External Application Connections.............................................................. 10-1 10-4 10-4 10-5 11 Managing Content Repositories 11.1 What You Should Know About Content Repository Connections .................................. 11-2 11.2 Oracle Content Server Prerequisites ..................................................................................... 11-3 11.2.1 Configuration Roadmaps for Oracle Content Server .................................................. 11-4 11.2.1.1 Roadmap - ...
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