Therefore, after Web Sphere Application Server is installed with the basic configuration, you IBM Web Sphere Application Server (WAS) 8.5 is installed through the IBM Installation Manager.Fix Pack 8.5.5 can be installed as a new installation or an update.You will now use the IBM Installation Manager as a central hub to manage the installation process.
For purposes of this procedure, all references are to release 8.5, but you can substitute 8.5.5 where applicable.
To install an IBM Web Sphere Application Server 8.5: You can choose to create your first profile now or after the remaining software packages have been installed.
Beginning with JD Edwards Enterprise One Tools Release 9.1 Update 2.3, the IBM Web Sphere Application Server Release 8.5 is supported.
Beginning with JD Edwards Enterprise One Tools Release 9.1 Update 3.3, the IBM Web Sphere Application Server Release 8.5.5 is supported.
If you create your profile now, you will need to manually define the web server before configuring the plug-in later in this chapter.
As an alternative, you can use the advanced profile creation option to automatically create a web server, but this must be done all of the other software components described in this guide are installed and updated to the correct level.This fix pack can be installed as a new installation or an update.Relative to Web Sphere 7.0, with IBM Web Sphere 8.5 the installation procedure has changed dramatically.This procedure assumes you are creating a new profile at this time so that you can verify your installation.Additionally IBM Web Sphere Application Server 8.5 supports SDK 1.6 as the basic configuration but with SDK 1.7 as an optional configuration.For JD Edwards Enterprise One, the implementation requires SDK 1.7 as the default run-time configuration for Web Sphere Application Server 8.5.