Prepare to install Network Deployment on an AIX system

 

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Overview

This topic describes how to install the IBM WAS Network Deployment, V6 on an AIX operating system.

Before you begin, review...

Before using this topic to prepare for installing the Network Deployment product, decide the sort of topology you want to install and prepare your operating system. See the following topics for more information:

Log on as root to successfully install the product. You cannot install the product correctly from a non-root user.

Manually verify that the required space for creating a profile is available on AIX. A known problem in the underlying InstallShield for Multiplatforms (ISMP) code prevents proper space checking on AIX systems at the time that the product disc was created.

 

Overview

After verifying prerequisites, verifying the product CD, and setting your installation goals, one can start installing. Use the following procedure to link to the type of installation procedure that you require. Then install the Network Deployment product on your operating system.

 

Steps for this task (dependent on configuration)

 

Result

The Installation wizard installs the core product files and selected features into the installation root directory.

However, create a profile that defines a deployment manager, a managed node, or a stand-alone application server to have an operational environment.

 

What to do next

Create a deployment manager profile!

Use the Profile creation wizard to create profiles in the default install_root/profiles directory or in a directory that you select.

See Using the Profile creation wizard.

Deploy an application to get started!

After creating an application server profile, one can deploy an application. See Fast paths for WebSphere Application Server to get started deploying applications.


 



 

 

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