Category Archives: Web Server

Prepare CentOS for IBM software installation

1. Install the following packages for IBM installations: yum install -y compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69.el6 yum install -y compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69.el6.i686 yum install -y compat-db-4.6.21-15 yum install -y compat-db-4.6.21-15.i686 yum install -y libXp-1.0.0-15.1 yum install -y libXp-1.0.0-15.1.i686 yum install -y libXmu-1.0.5-1 yum install -y libXmu-1.0.5-1.i686 … Continue reading

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All the signer certificates must exist in the key database error while adding a cert into keystore

Usually the public certificate is sent in the following format: —–BEGIN CERTIFICATE—– MIIGGTCCBcOgAwIBAgIKIB35vgACAAAAnjANBgkqhkiG9w0BAQUFADBAMQswCQYD VQQGEwJTRzExMC8GA1UEAxMoVEVTVFNQIEVudGVycHJpc2UgU3Vib3JkaW5hdGUg —–END CERTIFICATE—– You may need to save the contents into a file such as cert-base64.arm. When you add the certificate under Signer Certificates into a keystore, … Continue reading

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Creating Custom Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Key Files for WAS V6.0 using a CA Certificate

Please follow the IBM technote: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21246253

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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 profileĀ  /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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Disable apache directory listing

Add the following line inside the file /opt/IBM/HTTPServer/conf/httpd.conf <Directory “/opt/IBM/HTTPServer/htdocs/en_US”> #Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Options -Indexes </Directory> <Directory “/wps/IBMHttpServer/icons”> #Options Indexes MultiViews Options -Indexes </Directory>

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Change IBM Http Server admin user and/or password

Run the following command to update apache admin user or password: /opt/IBM/HTTPServer/bin/htpasswd -cm /opt/IBM/HTTPServer/conf/admin.passwd webadmin The above command will prompt you for new password at command prompt. Once completed then restart apache admin daemon to make changes effective.

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