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IBM Certified System Administrator - WebSphere Portal 8.5


Job Role Description / Target Audience


This intermediate-level certification is intended for system administrators who perform the installation, configuration, and day-to-day tasks associated with ensuring a smooth and efficient operation of an IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 environment. This administrator is generally self-sufficient and is able to perform most of the tasks involved in the role with limited assistance from peers, product documentation, or support services.

The candidate must possess the requisite skills needed to perform the following administration task areas associated with WebSphere Portal 8.0 prior to attempting the certification exam(s):

  • Installing and Updating
  • Configuring
  • Migrating
  • Integrating
  • Securing
  • Administering
  • Monitoring and Performance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Setting up a Website
  • Staging to Production

Recommended Prerequisite Skills


The prerequisite knowledge and skills one needs before beginning to prepare for this job role certification include:

  • Basic WebSphere Portal administration skills, including experience with IBM WebSphere Application Server and JVM environments, databases, and security
  • Basic understanding of operating systems
  • Troubleshooting and problem determination skills

Requirements


This certification has 2 paths.

The first path is the update path and requires one (1) certification and one (1) test.

Certification(s) required:

1.  IBM Certified System Administrator - WebSphere Portal 8.0

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Test C2040-420 IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 System Administration Update

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The second path requires two (2) tests:

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Test C2040-421 IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 Administration Core A
  2. Test C2040-422 IBM WebSphere Portal 8.5 Administration Core B

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