TIBCO Administrator Real Time Interview Questions and Answers

By | February 17, 2017

TIBCO Administrator Real Time Interview Questions and Answers

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TIBCO Administrator Real Time Interview Questions and Answers

1) How we can do the FT and LB enable in configuration.xml (i.e. other than the Admin Console)

Update the field “IsFT” to ‘true’ in configuration.xml to enable Fault Tolerance Update the
field “IsFT” to ‘false’ in configuration.xml to enable Load Balancing

2) How to enable logging of information for all activities in a project to be deployed in Administrator?

In admin console go to running instance –>select tracing –> configure tracing –> check the “All Activities” checkbox enable,  then save
Note: Administrator must have super user privileges in the UNIX box to perform this action.

3) How to make the configuration changes available permanently for an application ?

In Application .tra do the changes in bwengine.tra file also. Usually for each deployment the Application;.tra wash out and replace with new one with default values.

4) To restart a Admin domain we must follow the following shutdown and startup procedure?

Stop hawk
Stop all running application in admin console
Stop Admin
Stop EMS
Stop RV

Follow the same procedure but in reverse order to “Start up”

5) How to extend the validity of the self signed certificate by another 2 years?

Make use of keytool provided by Java to increase validity of self signed certificates Command: “keytool -selfcert -v -alias server -validity 730 -keystore teststore.jks -storepass

6) How to find list of ports currently used by other applications?

netstat –a

7) How to handle following error message displayed in Tibco Administrator Error message: “No matching software for service archive Process Archive. The service is disabled”?

Process Archive was deployed in a machine the Business Works runtime engine has not been installed. Make sure Business Works Engine is installed on the machine where PAR file is going to be deployed. You can add Tibco Active Matrix Business works machine using “Add to additional machines” option in Tibco Administrator.

8) Maximum no of process that can be loaded into memory can be set using?

By Using Max Jobs at .Par level Advanced Tab in Tibco Admin.

9) How to modify GV after .ear file is deployed ?

By adding property in the Application.tra file ( But not recommended)

10) What are the two fault tolerance options supported by Tibco admin.?

Fail Back and Fail over

11) What is the Global variable used for pointing the certificate location?


12) Is it advisable to store certificate in more than one GV?


13) When ever Tibco administrator configuration is corrupted how to get it back.

Need to restore it back to last successful configuration date.

14) When we make some changes in the global variables of any adapters deployed on a server and trying to redeploy it again faced some issues like On admin GUI at deployed configuration we see Server plugin failed. What needs to be done in such scenarios?

When we try to do the same we can see server plugin failed for whatever the updates we does for the adapter. So here we need to bounce/stop and restart the administrator domain on which we have deployed the adapter and even have to bounce the Hawk agent on that Server.

15) When we are trying to deploy an EAR file on Administrator sometimes we may face an issue : deploying it.

For these kinds of scenarios mostly we will be bouncing the Administrator and Hawk agent. This may/may not work sometimes. In case it doesn’t work we need to remove/delete the temp files created (if windows we can find them in .TIBCO directory in C drive, if it is unix server we can see them in \usr\tmp directory) and restart the

16) What is the advantage of scripted deployment in Tibco and how it differs then normal deployment?

Below are the scenario:
1. Whenever the TIBCO Administrator is down we have to deploy application from TRA -> Appmanage.
2. In case we have to deploy various applications using same global parameters, we have to provide
every time these parameters in TIBCO administrator wile deployment. In such case its better to get a
best practice to deploy application from backend using the scripts.

Below are the advantages:
1. If Admin is down we are able to deploy application
2. We use a properties file (XML) which is having all the variables which can be used by various similar
Applications. Hence, similar domain can be created fast.

17) TIBCO Administrator is a GUI based tool that is used to deploy and configure applications, manage resources, manage users and perform various other administrative operations in a TIBCO environment by the operational resources.

18) What is TIBCO Administrator?

TIBCO administrator is Graphical web based tool provided by TIBCO for performing a number of administrative tasks in a TIBCO domain including applications deployment, configuration, user management, resource management and monitoring management.

19) How applications are deployed using TIBCO administrator?

Applications in the form of EARs can be deployed using application management module of TIBCO administrator.

20) What is the relationship between TIBCO Administrator and TIBCO domains?

A TIBCO Domain is a collection of hardware and software components that are used for business process integration. Domains are created using domain utility provided by TRA. Applications are deployed in a domain using TIBCO administrator. One domain can be administered by only one TIBCO administrator.

21) What are the functionality provided by User Management module of TIBCO administrator?

User management module of TIBCO administrator provides options for adding new users and specifying roles for the users. User management module also provides options for security setting for various resources at user level.

22) How Domains communicate with TIBCO administration server?

Communication between domain and administration server can be set to use either TIBCO RV (Rendezvous) or EMS as transport.

23) What are the main responsibilities of TIBCO administration server?

Below are the main tasks of administration domain:

  • Provides security features for domains
  • Provides options for Fault Tolerance and Load balancing.
  • Manages storage of data for administration domains.
  • Manages transport options for applications deployed in a domain.

24) How we can monitor applications deployed using TIBCO administrator?

Monitoring of the applications is done using the hawk agent provided by each administration server. Hawk agent uses rules configured in the rulebases to monitor the applications deployed.

25) How we can see Installed Software using TIBCO administrator and enable/disable them?

Installed softwares can be seen using Resource Management module of TIBCO administrator. We can enable or disable any software from the same window.

26) Howe we can deploy services in Fault Tolerant mode using TIBCO administrator?

If more than one machines are added to a domain; a service can be deployed in Fault Tolerant machine to those machines by selecting the respective machines during the deployment.

27) How Process Instances execution can be controlled by TIBCO administrator?

Process instances execution can be controlled by using MAX JOBS, FLOW LIMIT and ACTIVATION LIMIT options  by selecting the process archive in the Configuration Builder.

TIBCO Administrator Real Time Interview Questions and Answers

TIBCO Administrator Real Time Interview Questions and Answers

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