Websphere Application Server Community Edition

 
 
IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition is a free Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE) server that complies with the JEE 5 specification. Like all JEE 5 servers, it provides a platform for multi-tier enterprise applications, including support for:
  • Java Servlets
  • JavaServer Pages (JSPs)
  • Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs)
  • Java Database Connectivity API (JDBC) for data access
  • J2EE Connector Architecture (JCA)
  • Java Message Service (JMS)
  • Java Naming and Directory Interface (JNDI)
  • Java Transaction API (JTA)
  • Java API for XML-Based RPC (JAX-RPC) including support for web services
  • J2EE Management Model
  • J2EE Management Extensions API (JMX).
Note:
This product is based on the Apache Geronimo project and includes many open source projects.

More information about WebSphere Application Server Community Edition can be found at:
http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/websphere/zones/was/wasce.html
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/wasce/V2.1.0/en/index.html

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Installing WebSphere Application Sever Community Edition v2.1.1.1



Information
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Operating system used
Windows Vista Home Premium SP 1

Software prerequisites
Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE) SDK, version 5 or higher.


Procedure
  1. If you use Windows Vista, disable the User Account Control feature.

  2. Download and execute wasce_setup-2.1.1.1-win.

  3. Press Next button

    Introduction

  4. Read license agreement and press Next button.

    Read License agreement

  5. Select location where to install WebSphere Application Sever CE and press Next button.
    For example: C:\Tools\IBM\WebSphere\AppServerCommunityEdition

    Installation location

  6. Read the summary information and press the Install button.

    Pre-installation summary

  7. WebSphere Application Sever CE is being installed.

    Installation in progress

  8. Click button Done to exit the wizard.

    Exit wizard

  9. To start the server, select:
    Start | All Programs | IBM WebSphere | Application Sever Community Edition | Start the server

    Start the server



  10. After your server has successfully started, access these pages to verify the installation:
    Navigate your browser to the welcome page at http://localhost:8080/.

    Welcome page

    Navigate your browser to the administrative console at http://localhost:8080/console
    and log on using:

    Default username = system
    Default password = manager

    Admin console login

    Admin console

  11. To stop the server, select:
    Start | All Programs | IBM WebSphere | Application Sever Community Edition | Stop the server and enter:

    Default username = system
    Default password = manager

    Stop the server