Saturday, 3 September 2016
Tinkering with WebSphere Application Server v9 - Part One
This is the first of, I'm sure, many posts relating to WAS v9
I started by downloading the product from the IBM internal equivalent of Passport Advantage, using this: -
V9.0: Download WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment Version 9 from Passport Advantage Online
However, I stupidly ONLY downloaded WAS itself, via the part number: -
without realising that: -
(i) I needed IBM Installation Manager (IIM) 1.8.5
(ii) I did NOT have a copy of IIM 1.8.5
That was the first problem ….
Once I downloaded and installed IIM 1.8.5 ( by the way, the links to it ARE in the aforementioned document, if only I'd bothered to read it properly ) …. I tried, and then failed, to install WAS 9.
This time around, I realised that I: -
(i) Needed IBM Java SDK v8
(ii) Didn't have a copy of the IBM Java SDK v8
Again, this WAS mentioned in the aforementioned document AND in the screenshot above :-)
Can you say "Doofus" ?
I've now downloaded the IBM Java SDK v8 so we'll see how I get on ….
For the record, IIM 1.8.5 is p/n CND0ZML: -
and IBM Java SDK v8 is p/n CND18ML: -
Watch this space ….