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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

By : Steve Robinson
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IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide

By: Steve Robinson

Overview of this book

Administrators require a secure, scalable, and resilient application infrastructure to support the development of JEE applications and SOA services. IBM’s WebSphere Application Server is optimized for this task, and this book will ensure that you can utilize all that this tool has to offer with the exciting new features of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0.IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide is fully revised with details of the new functionality of WebSphere Application Server 8.0, including the new installation GUI, managed deployment, and HPEL. With this book in hand, you will be equipped to provide an innovative, performance-based foundation to build, run, and manage JEE applications and SOA services.IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 has been tuned for higher performance out of the box, and numerous enhancements have been made to give you as an administrator more options for increasing runtime performance. This book will allow you to utilize all of these features, including HPEL logging and disabling WebSphere MQ Messaging. You will be taken through how to configure and prepare WebSphere resources for your application deployments, and by the end of IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide, you will be able to successfully manage and tune your WebSphere 8.0 implementation.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.0 Administration Guide
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Uninstalling WAS

Before we move on and cover how to do a silent (no GUI) installation of WAS, we need to cover how to uninstall WAS. It is important to know how to uninstall WAS correctly because if you don't, residual folders and files can be left behind. If you try to install WAS over an existing WAS installation, the wizard will exit in error. So if you purposely want to re-install again into the same folder path, you need to ensure that WAS is removed correctly before you do so.

What we will do is remove the installation we created earlier and then re-create the same setup using a command-line based silent installation.

First we need to stop the WAS process using the stop server command located in the following folder <was_root>/<profile_root>/bin

  1. For Linux:

    <was_profile_root>/bin/ server01
  2. For Windows:

    <was_profile_root\bin\stopServer.bat server01

Manually deleting profiles

Before uninstalling WAS binaries it is good practice to remove profiles ahead of...