IBM WebSphere Appliance Management Center for WebSphere Appliances

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 19 April 2013

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ISBN-10: 0738437913
ISBN-13: 9780738437910
IBM Form #: SG24-8026-00
(238 pages)

Authors: Ashley Earl, Fernando Ewald, Dr. Chris Poole, Pablo Sanchez

Abstract

IBM® WebSphere® Appliance Management Center for WebSphere Appliances simplifies the management and monitoring of environments that consist of multiple IBM WebSphere DataPower® Appliances. This web-based application provides centralized multi-appliance administration to support daily WebSphere DataPower Appliance operation. WebSphere Appliance Management Center for WebSphere Appliances provides the following key services:


  • Centralized firmware management
  • Disaster recovery
  • Domain and service configuration
  • Configuration life cycle deployment
  • Monitoring multiple appliances, collecting key metrics, and presenting them in a central location


This IBM Redbooks® publication helps administrators of WebSphere DataPower Appliances to perform daily administration tasks by using WebSphere Appliance Management Center. The topics in this book include health monitoring of an environment, disaster recovery (secure backup and restore), firmware management, and environment promotion. This book also includes best practices, tips and techniques, and general recommendations for administrators of WebSphere DataPower Appliance deployments.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to WebSphere Appliance Management Center
Chapter 2. Administration fundamentals
Chapter 3. Disaster recovery
Chapter 4. Firmware management
Chapter 5. Managing domains and services
Chapter 6. Managing the software development lifecycle
Chapter 7. Effective monitoring of WebSphere DataPower Appliances
Chapter 8. Troubleshooting

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