Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • Pentium 4 1.3 or above
  • 1GB minimum, 1.5GB recommended.
  • 10GB free hard disk space (preferably in C: drive).
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Network connectivity to the internet. Note: Some of the lab exercises require functioning Internet access.

Minimum Software Requirements

  • Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition or Enterprise Edition. (Other versions of Windows are not supported)
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0(can be downloaded at
  • Winzip (can be downloaded at
  • Netscape 4.7 / Internet Explorer 5.0 (or higher)
  • DB2 UDB 8.1*
  • DB2 UDB Fixpack 6*
  • IBM Tivoli Directory Server 5.2*
  • WebSphere Portal Server Enable 5.1 *
  • (You will receive this through email.)

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


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.

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

  1. Unzip the to your local hard drive.
  2. Click the link IBM DB2 V8.1 Enterprise Edition for installation.
  3. Click the link IBM DB2 V8.1 Fixpack 6 for installation.
  4. Click the link IBM Tivoli Directory Server 5.2 for installation.
  5. Copy the following WebSphere Portal Server Enable 5.1 CD images to the hard drive:
    1. Copy the Setup CD to C:SoftwareImage
    2. Copy the CD #1-1 to C:SoftwareImage
    3. Copy the CD #4-1 to C:SoftwareImage
    4. Copy the CD #5-1 to C:SoftwareImage
    5. Copy the CD #5-3 to C:SoftwareImage