WA1226 Lab Setup Guide

Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Ultra 5 or Higher
  • 366 Mhz or higher
  • 512MB RAM (1 Gig strongly recommended)
  • 10GB Hard Disk
  • CD-ROM drive
  • LAN Adapter
  • Networked
  • Internet Access (strongly recommended)

One Windows Machine setup for the instructor

  • PIII 733Mhz or higher
  • 512MB RAM (1 Gig strongly recommended)
  • 10GB Hard Disk
  • CD-ROM drive
  • LAN Adapter
  • Networked
  • Internet Access (strongly recommended)

Minimum Software Requirements

  • Solaris 9 with 9_Recommended patch cluster
  • Windows 2000 SP4 for the one windows machine.
  • WebSphere V5.1 for Solaris *
  • WebSphere Network Deployment V5.1 for Solaris *
  • DB2 V8.1 EE for Solaris *
  • ASTK for Windows *
  • 9_Recommended *

* – indicates software provided by Web Age Solutions on CD.

Installation

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:

  • WebSphere V5.1 for Solaris
  • WebSphere Network Deployment V5.1 for Solaris
  • DB2 V8.1 EE for Solaris
  • ASTK for Windows
  • 9_Recommended
  • You received the supporting zip in an email. Copy the supporting zip to /. Run the command unzip LabFiles.zip.
  • Copy the contents of the 9_Recommended CD to /
  • Unzip the file using the command unzip 9_Recommended.zip
  • A new directory will be created 9_Recommneded. Go into the directory using the command cd 9_Recommended
  • Run the command ./install_cluster.
  • Wait a while as it may take up to two hours to install the cluster depending on the speed of the computer.
  • Change the hostname or add a new hostname by editing the /etc/rcS.d/S30network.sh and change the line in the file hostname=”uknown” to hostname=”New host name” at the end of the file. Restart the computer. Make sure every computer has a unique hostname.
  • Create a directory WebSphere under /.
  • Copy the contents of the WebSphere V5.1 Solaris CD to /WebSphere.
  • Create a directory ND under /.
  • Copy the contents of the WebSphere Network Deployment V5.1 Solaris to /ND.
  • Create a directory called DB2 under /.
  • Copy the contents of the DB2 Solaris CD to /DB2.
  • Click the link DB2 Setup for installation of DB2.
  • Copy the contents of the ASTK for Windows CD to a new folder ASTK under C:/.
  • Click the link ASTK Setup for installation of ASTK.
  • Edit the hosts file of every computer to the <ip of the network computer> hostname of every network computer and then test the connectivity by typing ping hostname of the newtork computer.

A sample host file for three computers named classroom1, classroom2, classroom3 is below.

127.0.0.1 localhost classroom1

192.168.1.1 classroom1

192.168.1.2 classroom2

192.168.1.3 classroom3