Installing WebSphere Application Server


Windows: Installing WebSphere Application Server

WebSphere Application Server is required on systems where you plan to set up Web Portal Manager or Web Administration Tool interfaces. To install WebSphere Application Server 5.0.2 on Windows, follow these steps.
Note:
WebSphere documentation is located on the IBM Tivoli Access Manager Web Administration Interfaces CD for Windows 2000 (inwindows\websphere\docs) or Windows 2003 (in windows2003\websphere\docs).

  1. Log on as a user with administrator privileges.
  2. Ensure that you have closed any running Windows programs.
  3. Insert the IBM Tivoli Access Manager Web Administration Interfaces CD for Windows 2000 or Windows 2003.
  4. Change to one of the following directories on the drive where the CD is located:
    • On Windows 2000 systems:
      windows\websphere\nt
    • On Windows 2003 systems:
      windows2003\websphere\windows2003
  5. Run the following program:
    install.exe
    The Choose Setup Language dialog is displayed.
  6. Select the language that you want to use for the installation and click OK.
  7. The Welcome screen is displayed. Click Next to continue.
  8. Read the license agreement and click Yes if you accept the terms.The installation wizard checks for system prerequisites. Please wait.
  9. Select the Custom setup type and deselect Embedded Messaging, which includes JMS technology-compatible client for Embedded Messaging and IBM WebSphere MQSeries. Click Next to continue.
  10. Accept the default destination directories for the following products and click Next. You can also click Browse to select a path to another directory on the local system.
    • IBM WebSphere Application Server, Version 5
    • IBM HTTP Server, Version 1.3.26
  11. Type a node name and host name or accept the defaults for this installation and click Next.
    Note:
    The node name is used for administration, and must be unique within its group of nodes (cell). The host name is the DNS name or IP address of your local system.
  12. You can run WebSphere Application Server and IBM HTTP Server as Windows services. To do so, type a password for the specified user ID and clickNext. This is a user name and password for WebSphere, and must be a user ID and password on the local system.
  13. Review your selections. Click Back to make changes or click Next to begin the installation process.Installation begins. Please wait.
  14. Click Next to register the product, or deselect the check box and click Next to register at a later time.
  15. Click Finish to close the installation wizard. The WebSphere Application Server -- First Steps window is displayed. Use this window to verify or troubleshoot the installation.
  16. For Windows 2000 systems only, install fix pack 2. For instructions, see Windows 2000: Installing WebSphere Application Server fix pack 2.

Windows 2000: Installing WebSphere Application Server fix pack 2

To install WebSphere Application Server, fix pack 2, on Windows, follow these steps:
  1. Stop the WebSphere Application Server and the IBM HTTP Server. If you installed an LDAP registry server on the same machine, also ensure that the LDAP server is stopped.
  2. Ensure that the JAVA_HOME system variable is set. To do so, run the setupCmdLine.bat file, located in the install_dir\bin directory, whereinstall_dir is the installation directory where you installed the WebSphere Application Server. For example:
    C:\Program Files\WebSphere\AppServer\bin\setupCmdLine.bat
  3. Insert the IBM Tivoli Access Manager WebSphere Fix Pack for Windows 2000 CD.
  4. Copy the contents of the CD to a temporary directory on your hard drive.
  5. Run the following batch file, located in the windows/websphere_fixpack subdirectory (where you copied the CD contents)
    updateWizard
    The Update Installation Wizard is displayed.
  6. Select the language that you want to use for the installation and click OK.
  7. The Welcome screen is displayed. Click Next to continue.
  8. Select IBM WebSphere Application Server v5.0.0 as the product you want to update and click Next.
  9. Select Install fix packs and click Next.
  10. Type the temporary directory where you copied the fix pack files. For example, if you copied the websphere_fixpack directory from CD to theC:\temp directory on your system, enter the following in the Fix pack directory field:
    C:\temp\websphere_fixpack\fixpacks
    Click Next to continue.
  11. Select to install the fix pack and click Next.
  12. Select to update IBM HTTP Server and click Next.
    Note:
    Tivoli Access Manager does not require Embedded Messaging. If you already have Embedded Messaging set up for your WebSphere Application Server 5.0, you can choose to update this feature.
  13. Click Next on the summary dialog to begin installation. The installation process begins. Please wait.
  14. When installation has completed, click Finish.
  15. Restart the WebSphere Application Server and the IBM HTTP Server.


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