Creating A New WebSphere Instance

Im planning to create more than 1 WebSphere instance on my box, im using a CentOS for development, and IBM AIX for production. On this example i have an instance named “AppSrv01” and trying to create a new WebSphere instance “AppSrvTeller”. Btw, im using WAS 6.1 on my box.

Okay here we go,
first is executing to create a new profiles, when im executing -help -create, it will print

The following command line arguments are required for this mode.
Command-line arguments are case sensitive.
-create: Creates a new profile. Specify -help -create -templatePath <path> to get template-specific help information.
-templatePath: The fully qualified path name of the profile template that is located on the file system. The following example selects a template: -templatePath <app_server_home>/profileTemplates/<Template_name>
-profileName: The name of the profile.
-profilePath: The intended location of the profile in the file system.

The following command line arguments are optional, and have no default values.
Command-line arguments are case sensitive.
-isDefault: Make this profile the default target of commands that do not use their profile parameter.
-omitAction: Omit optional features.

you just provide the needed parameters, well in my case i’ll show you what i write on my console

[root@localhost bin]# uname -a
Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.18-128.el5 #1 SMP Wed Jan 21 10:44:23 EST 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
[root@localhost bin]# pwd
[root@localhost bin]# sh -create -profileName AppSrvTeller -templatePath /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profileTemplates/default/ -profilePath /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/AppSrvTeller
INSTCONFSUCCESS: Success: Profile AppSrvTeller now exists. Please consult /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/AppSrvTeller/logs/AboutThisProfile.txt for more information about this profile.

Hope it can help others (H)


Mr Hanky

about 10 years ago

Thanks, this was very useful and helpful as we were suffering the pain and agony working with WAS!



about 10 years ago

Hi hanky, yes i feel your pain :)

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