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Wednesday, 7 March 2018

installing WebSphere Application Server v8.5.5 by using the imcl command on Linux(WebSphere Jungle) -- Real-time method

Follow  the steps to install IBM WebSphere Application Server v8.5.5 by using the imcl command on Linux  :

             
Note : It is one of the way to install WASv8.5.5 in comapines.

1.Download  IBM WebSphere Application Server  version 8.5  trial package from IBM website. This software  comes with 3 disks like
                                 was.repo.8550.ndtrial_part1.zip
                                 was.repo.8550.ndtrial_part2.zip
                                 was.repo.8550.ndtrial_part3.zip

Note:
                                Silent installation cannot install packages that are contained different disks.
                 ex:
                       here I use WAS 8.5.5.0 trail version. It comes 3 different disks.
                       First we need to unzip these 3 zip files. It will be created 3 different folders like
                        was.repo.8550.ndtrial_part1
                        was.repo.8550.ndtrial_part2
                        was.repo.8550.ndtrial_part3

Then we merge these 3 folders into one folder like "was.repo.8550.ndtrial".
2.Before installing  IBM WebSphere Application Server  version 8.5  trial package. You need to download & install Installation Manager(IM) in your box(system) from IBM website.
                           If u want steps for installation of Installation Manager(IM)(Real time)  u can verify my previous article.
         
3.open putty to connect server
    Need to provide IP address to connect the server

4.Unzip the package zip files using unzip command.
     ex:
           $unzip was.repo.8550.ndtrial_part1.zip
   $unzip was.repo.8550.ndtrial_part2.zip
   $unzip was.repo.8550.ndtrial_part3.zip

5.Merge 3 folders into single folder.
       ex: Provide same folder name as "was.repo.8550.ndtrial" to 3 folders. Then it'll become single folder.

6.Go to Installation Manager directory.
    cd /opt/IBM/InstallationManager/tools

7.Execute the below command

./imcl install com.ibm.websphere.ND.v85_8.5.5000.20130514_1044,core.feature,ejbdeploy,com.ibm.sdk.6_64bit -repositories /tmp/was.repo.8550.ndtrial/repository.config -installationDirectory /opt/IBM/WebSphere85/AppServer -sharedResourcesDirectory /opt/IBM/IMShared -acceptLicense -log /tmp/WAS8.5_install.log -showProgress

Details of command :
com.ibm.websphere.ND.v85_8.5.5000.20130514_1044 - Package Name (It may different in your package. Please check the package name as per your binaries)
        core.feature,ejbdeploy,com.ibm.sdk.6_64bit - It'll install sdk 64 bit and default features.
/tmp/was.repo.8550.ndtrial/ - where package is available. Need to provide binaries path
/opt/IBM/WebSphere85/AppServer - Where to install WAS.

Note: You can change above details based on your environment and requirement.

8.Now u can check, your box has IBM WebSphere Application Server version 8.5.5.


Note:
1)We don't get the WAS8.5 Trail version in IBM website now.
2)Please comment below to get the trail version of WAS8.5.5

Don't miss to provide your inputs on my article.

Thank you very much folks!!!!