Install WebSphere Application Server 7 Network Deployment on Linux

Cell and Deployment Manager Installation

Run by this ./install

  1. Launch the Launchpad and choose to install WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment
  2. Proceed with initial steps to choose the installation directory as below

  1. Choose to create a cell as below

  1. Enable administration security using admin and Alert1234 for credentials as below

  1. Optionally choose to install central repository as below

  1. Proceed to finish the installation of deployment manager. Ensure to uncheck ‘launch the first steps console’ before clicking ‘Finish’

Update Installer installation

  1. In Launchpad choose to installed Update Installer for WebSphere Software and confirm the location of installation software as below

This might not work because of firefox issue.

Do the following steps –

Download the firefox version – 16 from the following link

http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/16.0.2/linux-x86_64/en-US/

tar xvf firefox-16.0.2.tar.bz2

http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/firefox/releases/16.0.2/linux-x86_64/en-US/firefox-16.0.2.tar.bz2

mv firefox/ /opt/firefox16

sudo mv /usr/bin/firefox /usr/bin/firefox-old

ln -s /opt/firefox16/firefox /usr/bin/firefox

To resolve the issue, modify the launchpad/browser.sh of the installation media and add the following line:

 *Firefox\ 1[0-9].*) return 0;;
*Firefox\ 2[0-9].*) return 0;;

  1. Proceed to choose installation directory as below

  1. Proceed to finish installation. Check “launch IBM Update Installer …” if you want to install fix pack

    Exit out of Launchpad if not installing fix pack

  2. Using terminal start the DM as below

Nodes

  1. To add nodes, re-launch the Launchpad and proceed to install the Websphere Application Server as below

  1. Proceed to choose to install new Websphere Application Server as below

  1. Specify the installation location as below

  1. Proceed to choose to create a custom profile as shown below

  1. Proceed to enter the DM’s details as below

Proceed to finish addition of the node to the DM

If not already started, the node can be started with the following command

Install fix pack 7

  1. Launch update installer if not already launched from previous step:

  1. Proceed to choose product installation directory as below

  1. Choose to install maintenance package as below

  1. Choose the fix pack 7 location as below

  1. Choose the maintenance package as below

  1. Proceed to finish installation

IMPORTANT: Relaunch the update installer and repeat the above process for all the nodes. For example, relaunch the update installer and choose /opt/IBM/Websphere/nodes/node1 to install the fix pack on node1. Repeat for all other nodes in the cluster

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