Setting up and using the profile environment through commands

Use commands to create a profile, start a server, display ports, and open the administrative console.

 

Before you begin

This task assumes a basic familiarity with the wasprofile command, other Application Server commands, and system commands.

Before you can create and use a profile, install WebSphere Application Server.

 

About this task

Perform the following steps to create and use the profile environment.

This example deals with the profile environment of a stand-alone Application Server on the Windows platform.

 

Procedure

  1. Create the server profile from the original installation:

    app_server_root/bin/wasprofile.sh

    app_server_root\bin\wasprofile.bat

    Assume that you create the AppSrv01 profile. The following script is an example for creating an Application Server profile on the Windows platform

    "C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\bin\wasprofile" -create 
            -profileName AppSrv01 
            -profilePath "C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\profiles\AppSrv01"
            -templatePath "C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\profileTemplates\default" 
            -nodeName AppServerNode
            -cellName AppServerNodeCell
            -hostName myhost.mycity.mycompany.com
            -isDefault false
            -winserviceCheck true
            -winserviceAccountType user
            -winserviceUserName my_user_id
            -winservicePassword my_password
            -winserviceStartupType manual
            -startingPort 20000
    
    

  2. Change directories to the \bin directory of the new server profile.

    For example, issue the following command

    cd Program Files\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\profiles\AppSrv01\bin
    

  3. Start server1.

    Change directories to the app_server_root\bin directory of the original installation

    Issue the startServer command

    startServer server1 -profileName AppSrv01
    

  4. Display all of the ports for the machine to see the ports that you set for the server process.

    For example, in a Linux base shell or in the command window on a Windows platform, type

    netstat -a 
    

  5. Open the administrative console for server1.

    The port for the administrative console is defined on the HTTP_TRANSPORT_ADMIN setting. If the value of the setting is 20003, specify the following Web address in your browser

    http://hostname_or_IP_address:20003/ibm/console/
    

 

Results

You created an Application Server profile, started an Application Server, and accessed the administrative console through commands.

 

What to do next

Deploy an application.


Related reference
wasprofile command

 



 

 

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