WA1207 Lab Setup Guide

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 500Mhz Pentium
  • 512 MB RAM minimum, 768 MB recommended
  • 6 GB disk space
  • Ethernet or Token Ring card
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Network connectivity to the internet
  • Must have LAN connectivity

Minimum Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4. (Important: Windows 2003 or Windows XP are not supported).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 (or higher)
  • Netscape 7 (or higher) / Internet Explorer 6.0 (or higher)
  • WinZip 8.0 (or higher)
  • IBM DB2 V8.1 Enterprise Edition *
  • IBM WebSphere Application Server v5.1 *
  • IBM ASTK V5.1 *
  • WebSphere MQ V6 for Windows NT and Windows 2000 *
  • IBM WebSphere Deployment Manager v5.1#

* – indicates software provided by Web Age Solutions on CD. # – indicates software that Web Age Solutions is not permitted to distribute.


Note: The drive with the installation files will be referred to as drive X: , please substitute this drive letter with the appropriate CD or network drive letter.

Receive the following CD(s) from Web Age Solutions:

  • DB2 V8.1 Enterprise Edition
  • ASTK V5.1
  • Websphere V5.1
  • WebSphere Deployment Manager V5.1 (Do not install. Please pass the CD to the instructor prior to the class)
  • WebSphere MQ V6.0 for Windows NT and Windows 2000 (60 day evaluation)

Setup instructionsInstall and setup the software in the following order (click the software title for installation instructions) :

  1. Click the link IBM DB2 V8.1 Enterprise Edition for installation.
  2. Copy the WebSphere V5.1 CD to the directory <local hard drive>:\WebSphereV5.1Software or a network drive the students can access.
  3. Copy the ASTK V5.1 CD to the directory <local hard drive>:\ASTKV5.1Software or a network drive the students can access.
  4. The instructor should copy the contents of the Network Deployment CD to his or her <local hard drive>:\NDV5.1Software. If the corportaion has licenses then copy the contents of the CD to a network drive or local hard drive to a directory called NDV5.1Software.
  5. Download Microsoft Web Application Stress Tool from http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=e2c0585a-062a-439e-a67d-75a89aa36495&displaylang=en and install it.
  6. Click the link WebSphere MQ V6 Setup Guide for installation.
  7. Unzip the file Lab Files.zip to drive C: or the local hard drive.