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Step-by-step IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment 8.5.5 installation guide on Windows OS.

Working as Middleware engineer, one must aware of IBM WAS installation as most probably you will have to deal with your current or next job.

Some time back I wrote how to install WAS 8.5.5 ND in Linux and many of you asked for installation Guide on Windows. 

This installation guide covers IBM Installation Manager 1.8 & WAS 8.5.5 ND installation.

Download IBM Installation Manager 1.8

  • Go to below URL and download IBM Installation Manager 1.8 for Windows

Install IBM Installation Manager 1.8

  • You should file downloaded  to begin installation
  • Extract the zip file to the desired location. In this guide, I will extract to c:was
  • Double click on install to start installation
  • Click on Next
  • Accept the license agreement and click Next
  • You can either keep the default directory to install or click on Brose to change the installation directory location. In this guide, I will leave it as default
  • Click on Install
  • It may take few minutes to complete the installation, and at the end, you should have installation confirmation
  • Click on either Close button or Restart Installation Manager. Now, we will proceed with download and install IBM WAS 8.5.5 ND

Download IBM WAS 8.5.5 ND

  • Go to below URL to download trial package

Install IBM WAS 8.5.5 ND

  • I assume you’ve downloaded the file from the above-given link
  • Extract the zip file to the desired location. In this guide, I will extract to c:wasnd
  • Double click on Install to begin the installation
  • Enter IBM ID credential on password-required popup and click on Ok
  • Ensure Version 8.5.5 is selected in install packages list screen and click on Next
  • Select the fixes version and click Next
  • Accept the license agreement and click Next
  • You can either leave the default directory to be installed or click on Brose to change the location and click Next. In this guide, I will move it to default installation directory
  • Select the language you wish to install and click Next
  • Click on next on install features screen
  • Click Install on summary information, and at the end, you will have installation confirmation
  • Click on None at right panel under “Which program do you want to start?” and click on Finish

That’s all! Hope this has helped you in installing WAS ND 8.5.5 on Windows OS. 

If you are learning IBM WebSphere administration, then you may check out this FREE online course for IBM WAS 8.5.5

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