Monthly Archives: June 2011

Configure Web Server with WebSphere Portal

1. Install IHS and Plugin using the appropriate installer. 2. Copy the web server definition file such as configureIHS.bat from /HTTPServer/Plugins/bin directory to WP or Dmgr profile  /bin directory. 3.Make sure server1/Dmgr is running. 4. Run the following command to … Continue reading

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Redirect to WebSphere Portal custom login page from Web Server

First you need to deploy custom login portlet onto a public page onto “vp” virtual portal. Then add the following lines in httpd.conf file and change IP as per your host: RedirectMatch ^/wps/myportal/?$ /wps/myportal/vp RedirectMatch ^/wps/portal/?$ /wps/portal/vp RedirectMatch ^/$ /wps/portal/vp

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Configuring WebSphere Portal v6.1 to use samAccountName as the login

I was able to resolve the issue by removing the following line from wimconfig.xml file: <config:loginProperties>cn</config:loginProperties> OR <config:loginProperties>uid</config:loginProperties> But note that you need to map sAMAccountName in AD with uid in WP.    

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Add/Remove WebSphere Portal in Windows service

Run the following commands to add WebSphere Portal into Windows services: 1. WASService -add WebSphere_Portal -servername WebSphere_Portal -profilePath C:IBMWebSpherewp_profile -wasHome C:IBMWebSphereAppServer -logFile  C:IBMWebSpherewp_profilelogsWebSphere_PortalstartServer.log -logRoot C:IBMWebSpherewp_profilelogsWebSphere_Portal -restart true 2. WASService -add  WebSphere_Portal -servername WebSphere_Portal -profilePath C:IBMWebSpherewp_profile -stopArgs “-username wpsadmin -password wpsadmin” … Continue reading

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