One of the WebSphere Administrator tasks is to keep the environment up-to-date and you should be familiar with the process. This assumes you already have WebSphere 7 installed and running on Linux environment.
You can either follow interactive (GUI) or silent mode to update the Fixpack and iFix (interim fixes) in WebSphere application server 7. Following will guide you how to do using a command line in another word silently.
WebSphere 7 is still used by more than 37% (as of April 2016) and thought it would be good to share the instructions with you all.
First thing first, you need to ensure you have latest update installer for WAS 7. If not you can download them from the following a link.
The procedure is similar to applying fix pack. You may use the same response file used for fix pack installation. However, you need to replace the fixpack repository location with interim fix repository location.
IBM has released WebSphere Application Server 9 (WAS Classic) beta on their Cloud – Bluemix. Based on the initial announcement, it’s not known when it will be available as a full profile in downloadable installation but will be soon.