Administering IBM Web Content Manager

Arrow ECS Education (UK)
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Length: 2 days
Course type: Open / Scheduled
Next available date: Enquire for start dates - Harrogate
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Course Description

Arrow ECS Education

Administering IBM Web Content Manager Training Course

This course provides you with comprehensive instruction on IBM® Web Content Manager V7.0 administration, from basic Web Content Manager terminology and concepts, to more advanced topics, such as setting up and updating the authoring, testing, and delivery environments. In this course, you will explore the possible topologies, discover how Web Content Manager and WebSphere® Portal can work together, and study how to maintain and manage the system. As the course progresses, you will then explore topics such as managing content versions, maintaining history, and tuning for performance, along with getting help, backing up your data, and recovering that data (if necessary). Finally, you will examine how to migrate down-level content to IBM Web Content Manager 7.0. The self paced version of this course is : Administering IBM Web Content Manager ( SPVC) (WPP41)

Note: This course does not delve deeply into the topic of WebSphere® Portal administration, site design, or site development.

Other courses you may be interested in :

  • Developing Websites using IBM Web Content Manager (WPL40) (WPP40)
  • Essential IBM WebSphere Portal 7.0 Administrations skills for Developers on Windows (WPL82 ) (WPP82)

More IBM Webpshere Portal 7.0 Training Paths

Suitability - Who should attend?

The target audience for this intermediate course is the IBM Web Content Manager administrator who is familiar with or has experience with administration tasks, such as managing and monitoring systems, and using logs to troubleshoot issues.

Training Course Content

Lesson 1: Overview of WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager

  • Review terminology and concepts
  • Re-examine IBM Web Content Manager architecture
  • Compare WebSphere Portal and IBM Web Content Manager

Lesson 2: Understanding IBM Web Content Manager server topologies

  • Describe IBM Web Content Manager topologies

Lesson 3: Working in the authoring environment

  • Customize the authoring environments
  • Describe out-of-the-box and Ephox Rich Text Editor
  • Describe how to assign access rights

Lesson 4: Working in the delivery environment

  • Describe the delivery environments and the differences between remote and local rendering
  • Explain security in the delivery environments
  • Describe how to assign access right in a delivery environment

Lesson 5: Understanding syndication

  • Describe syndication
  • Describe the differences between manual and automatic syndication
  • Explain cloning and when to use over syndication

Lesson 6: Working with your cache

  • Define cache
  • Describe IBM Web Content Manager cache options and the limitations of each

Lesson 7: Improving performance

  • Describe how to optimize performance

Lesson 8: Maintaining IBM Web Content Manager

  • Describe tools and resources for maintaining IBM Web Content Manager
  • Describe IBM Web Content Manager help resources
  • Describe supporting data required for IBM Web Content Manager help

Lesson 9: Web Content Manager deployment best practices

  • Explain how to back up content created in IBM Web Content Manager
  • Describe third-party backup applications

Lesson 10: Migrating from previous versions of IBM Web Content Manager (optional)

  • Describe the migration process to IBM Web Content Manager 7.0

Appendix A. Fine tuning for performance

Appendix B. Web Content Manager APIs

Appendix C. Database domains


The course presentation is available as Instructor-led, Instructor-led online and self-paced virtual classroom. Custom private training also can be organized. See more courses available in the training path at


The cost of this course is £1000 + VAT.

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