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Install the WebSphere Customization Tools

Install the WebSphere Customization Tools v7.0.0.6 or later to customize the WebSphere eXtreme Scale for z/OS environment.


Before you begin

Install WebSphere eXtreme Scale for z/OS. See the WebSphere eXtreme Scale Program Directory on the Library Page for more information.

The WebSphere Customization Tools is a workstation-based graphical tool you use to create customized jobs that build WebSphere eXtreme Scale for z/OS runtime environments.


Procedure

  1. Use FTP to copy the xs.wct and xspf.wct extension files from the z/OS system to the workstation on which you are installing the WebSphere Customization Tools. The extension files are in the /usr/lpp/zWebSphereXS/util/V7R1/WCT directory on the z/OS system.

  2. Download and install the WebSphere Customization Tools v7.0.0.6 or later from the appropriate Web site:

  3. Upload the xs.wct file to the WebSphere Customization Tools application.

    1. Start the WebSphere Customization Tools application on the workstation.

    2. Click Help > Software Updates > Install Extension.

    3. From the WebSphere Customization Tools Extension Locations panel, click Install new extension location.

    4. From the Source Archive File panel, click Browse, navigate to the directory in which you copied the xs.wct file in step 1, and click Open.

    5. Click Next on the Summary panel.

      The Install Successful panel is displayed. Before you can click Finish, copy and save the data from the location field:

      C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\WCT\workspace\configuration\
      com.ibm.ws.pmt.update\com.ibm.ws390.pmt.xs_7.1.0.0\eclipse
      

    6. From the Product Configuration panel, click Add an extension location. Paste the data you copied in the previous step in the Location field, and click OK.

    7. Click Yes to restart the WebSphere Customization Tools.

  4. Upload the xspf.wct file to the WebSphere Customization Tools application.

    1. Click Help > Software Updates > Install Extension.

    2. From the WebSphere Customization Tools Extension Locations panel, click Install new extension location.

    3. From the Source Archive File panel, click Browse, navigate to the directory in which you copied the xspf.wct file in step 1, and click Open.

    4. Click Next on the Summary panel.

      The Install Successful panel is displayed. Before you can click Finish, copy and save the data from the location field:

      C:\Documents and Settings\Administrator\WCT\workspace\configuration\
      com.ibm.ws.pmt.update\com.ibm.ws390.pmt.xs_7.1.0.0\eclipse
      

    5. From the Product Configuration panel, click Add an extension location. Paste the data you copied in the previous step in the Location field, and click OK.

    6. Click Yes to restart the WebSphere Customization Tools.


What to do next

After you upload both extension files and restart the WebSphere Customization Tools, you can use the Profile Management Tool to generate customization definitions for eXtreme Scale for z/OS. See Generate customization definitions for more information.


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Customize WebSphere eXtreme Scale for z/OS