JBoss Application Administration (JB336)

Installation, deployment, and monitoring of JBoss Enterprise Application Platform

Note: This course relates to JBoss® Enterprise Application Platform 5 and is available via on-site delivery only. For the updated JBoss Enterprise Application Platform 6 version of this course, please see JBoss Application Administration I (JB248).

JBoss® Application Administration (JB336) focuses on installation and deployment of the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform, as well as configuring and monitoring the core application server for production usage. It reaches beyond the application programming interface (API) and enforces the applied knowledge of the technology ensuring application administrators will be able to better understand, maintain, and troubleshoot their environments.

Students who complete this course should be prepared to take the JBCAA certification exam. Exam sold separately.

Course content summary

  • Overview of technologies
  • Preparing a production system for deployment
  • Deploying an enterprise application
  • Secure applications
  • Identifying potential problems and determining root causes
  • Solutions for application crashes and performance problems
  • Performance tuning
  • Deploying clustered applications
  • Tying together multiple applications in a single environment
  • Integrating external applications with SOA
  • Coordinating transactionality

Read the entire course outline for more details.

What is a JBoss Certified Application Administrator (JBCAA)?

An JBCAA 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.


Classroom training

Red Hat offers a robust 6-month schedule of classroom training in more then 40 locations across North America. Classes are taught by Red Hat certified instructors who actively engage students in task-focused activities, lab-based knowledge checks, and facilitative discussions.

Length:4 days , Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Training units: 9

This course participates in the Guaranteed to Run program. You can identify which dates and locations are Guaranteed to Run by the icon that appears on the class schedule.

Watch a video preview of Bill Bendrot, Curriculum Manager, as he demonstrates how to make a JBoss server more efficient and more secure.


Systems administrators, build/deployment managers, and quality assurance engineers who want to optimally administer JBoss Enterprise Application Platform/Application Server deployments


  • 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 is required

Not sure if you have the right skill-set knowledge? Find out by taking the online skills assessment.


In addition to classroom training, this course is also offered in the following training methods:

On-site team training

Training teams together is a proven way for IT staffs to maximize performance and savings, and optimize Red Hat Technologies. Available for the entire JBoss and Red Hat curriculum, on-site training solutions offer flexibility and cost-effective training options whether at your offices, at our training venues, or hosted in a virtual environment.

Virtual training

Red Hat virtual training is real-time training conducted by instructors through an online environment. Featuring the same industry-respected content as the corresponding classroom-based courses, virtual training provides an ideal combination of flexibility and knowledge transfer in the convenience of your offices or home.

Remote classroom training

High-definition training experience without the travel. Our Red Hat remote classroom course provides the same instruction, materials, labs, and interaction with a live instructor through a two-way video and virtual lab environment.

Recommended next exam or course:

Hands-on, performance-based exam.

This course prepares you for these credentials:

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