WebSphere Portal V4.1 AIX 5L Installation

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 09 October 2002

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IBM Form #: REDP-3594-00

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Authors: Rufus Credle, Denise Hendriks, Sunil Hiranniah, Gord Niguma, Dwight Norwood, Roshan Rao, Bernhard Stimpfle


This Redpaper will help you plan, install and administer the IBM WebSphere Portal Version Version 4.1.2 Enable offering product in an IBM AIX 5L environment so that existing enterprise applications can be accessed from portlets using the IBM WebSphere Portal product.

This Redpaper provides easy step-by-step examples allowing you to rapidly deploy IBM WebSphere Portal Version 4.1.2 on AIX 5L. Therefore, providing you with a solid foundation to begin importing and using existing portlets to access your enterprise applications. You will find the recommended process of using Setup Manager to install WebSphere Portal 4.1.2. In addition, you will find an in depth description of the available options during the Setup Manager process.

A basic knowledge of AIX, LDAP Directory Services, WebSphere Portal, Java technologies such as servlets, as well as HTML and XML markup languages and the terminology used in Web publishing, is assumed.

Table of contents

Chapter 1 - Overview
Chapter 2 - WebSphere Portal for AIX considerations
Chapter 3 - WebSphere Portal installation using WebSphere Portal Setup Manager
Chapter 4 - Post-installation instructions

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