WebSphere Application Server for i5/OS Handbook: Version 6.1

An IBM Redbooks publication

Published 11 March 2008

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ISBN-10: 0738485608
ISBN-13: 9780738485607
IBM Form #: SG24-7221-00
(484 pages)

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Authors: Aleksandr Nartovich, Juan Manuel Alcudia, Norman Bels, Michael Fiebig, Rafal Jablonski, Heather R. Jones, Adam Smye-Rumsby


The number of System i™ customers running one or more Web applications is growing quickly. By integrating WebSphere Application Server - Express to i5/OS®, IBM® opens a door to a world of Web applications for all System i customers. Establishing solid knowledge and best practices in installing, administering, and maintaining WebSphere Application Server becomes one of the most important tasks for the System i administrators and support personnel.

In this IBM Redbooks® publication, we explore the latest WebSphere Application Server version to date, Version 6.1. We include instructions for performing numerous tasks around WebSphere Application Server for i5/OS: installing the product, working with the server and applications, tuning the performance, setting up security, and more. We strongly recommend this book for any technical professional who works with WebSphere Application Server. We designed this publication to help system architects, WebSphere® administrators, and software developers.

Table of contents

Chapter 1. System i platform and WebSphere Application Server
Chapter 2. Planning for WebSphere Application Server installation
Chapter 3. Installing WebSphere Application Server
Chapter 4. Day-to-day operations
Chapter 5. Working with HTTP servers in WebSphere Application Server environment
Chapter 6. Working with applications
Chapter 7. Using WebSphere administrative (wsadmin) scripting
Chapter 8. Turning on security
Chapter 9. Performance monitoring and tuning
Chapter 10. Backup and recovery
Chapter 11. Running WebSphere Application Server with IBM Technology for Java VM
Appendix A. Downloading PTFs using Fix Central
Appendix B. WebSphere fix maintenance
Appendix C. IBM Support Assistant
Appendix D. Data to collect before you contact IBM Support
Appendix E. Web enablement using IBM Express Runtime Web Environments for i5/OS

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