Monthly Archives: August 2011

Migrating from WPv6.1.5 to WPv7

1. manageprofiles -create -defaultPorts -enableAdminSecurity false -profileName wp_profile7 -profilePath C:/IBM/WebSphere7/wp_profile7 -templatePath C:/IBM/WebSphere7/AppServer/profileTemplates/default -nodeName DefaultNode -cellName DefaultNode -hostName host -isDefault -omitAction samplesInstallAndConfig defaultAppDeployAndConfig 2. WASPreUpgrade C:/IBM/WebSphere7/waspreupgradebk C:/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer -oldProfile wp_profile 3. WASPostUpgrade C:/IBM/WebSphere7/waspreupgradebk -profileName wp_profile7 -oldProfile wp_profile -username wpsadmin  -password wpsadmin -includeApps … Continue reading

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Change WebSphere Portal ports

Run the following commands: 1. ConfigEngine.bat list-server-ports -DWasPassword=password OR ConfigEngine.bat list-server-ports-by-name -DServerName=server1 -DwasPassword=password 2. ConfigEngine.bat modify-ports-by-startport -DModifyPortsServer=servername -DStartPort=starting port number OR ConfigEngine.bat modify-ports-by-portsfile -DModifyPortsServer=servername -DPortsFile=full path to ports file Here are the contents of sample ports file: BOOTSTRAP_ADDRESS=10031 SOAP_CONNECTOR_ADDRESS=10033 SAS_SSL_SERVERAUTH_LISTENER_ADDRESS=10032 … Continue reading

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Verify your WebSphere portal installation contains WCM

There are 2 versions of Portal. One is Content and the other is Server. The “Server” version does not contain WCM. You can check in your C:IBMWebSpherewp_profilePortalServerwps.properties, whether you have installed the server version which does not contain WCM. Following … Continue reading

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Configure WebSphere Portal with Active Directory over SSL as Federated Repository

1. Update the following parameteres in the template file wp_profile_root/ConfigEngine/config/helpers/wp_security_federated.properties federated.ldap.id=fedAD1 federated.ldap.host=ad.ibm.com federated.ldap.port=636 federated.ldap.bindDN=cn=wpsadmin,cn=users,dc=ibm,dc=com federated.ldap.bindPassword=wpsadmin federated.ldap.ldapServerType=AD2003 federated.ldap.baseDN=dc=ibm,dc=com federated.ldap.sslEnabled=true federated.ldap.sslConfiguration=NodeDefaultSSLSettings Run the following command to update parent property file wkplc.properties and validate the connection to LDAP: -> ConfigEngine validate-federated-ldap -DparentProperties=C:IBMWebSpherewp_profileConfigEngineconfighelperswp_add_federated_ad.properties -DSaveParentProperties=true … Continue reading

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Change from Standalone to Federated repository

1. Update the following properties in the file  wp_profile_root/ConfigEngine/properties/wkplc.properties under the heading VMM Federated LDAP Properties: federated.ldap.id=fedAD1 federated.ldap.host=ad.mycompany.com federated.ldap.port=636 federated.ldap.bindDN=cn=wpsadmin,cn=users,dc=mycompany,dc=com federated.ldap.bindPassword=wpsadmin federated.ldap.ldapServerType=AD2003 federated.ldap.baseDN=dc=mycompany,dc=com federated.ldap.sslEnabled=true federated.ldap.sslConfiguration=NodeDefaultSSLSettings 2. Update the following required parameters in the wkplc.properties file under VMM Federated repository properties: federated.primaryAdminId=cn=wpsadmin,cn=users,dc=mycompany,dc=com … Continue reading

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