[root@localhost Downloads]# cd WAS
[root@localhost WAS]# ./install
It will start Installation Wizard, click Next
Accept the terms and click on Next
Click Next on System Perquisite Check window
Select the optional features like “Sample applications, non-English language” if you want to and click Next
You can either leave the default installation directory or change on next screen
Select the type of environment you want to create during installation and click next. I will proceed with “Application Server” environment.
Enter user & password for an administrative console, this will be the one you have to use to login into Admin Console.
Note: you have the option to disable the security by unchecking the “Enable administrative security”.
Finally, you will have installation summary where you can verify the product, features, path, etc. WebSphere will also verify the permissions to ensure it can write the data on selected folder.
It may take few minutes to install and once done you will see “SUCCESS” confirmation like below.
Well done! You have successfully installed IBM WebSphere Application Server 7 on Linux environment and it’s time to verify the installation.
Click on Finish and it will open First steps window as shown below. Click on “Installation verification”
It will open “first steps output” where WAS will attempt to start and if all good then you will see verification complete message.
This concludes WAS 7 is installed & verified successfully and all over to you to play around with it.
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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.