Minimum Hardware Requirements

  • 866Mhz Pentium III
  • 1GB RAM minimum 1.5GB recommended.
  • 15 GB free on the C drive.
  • Ethernet or Token Ring card
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Network connectivity to the internet

Minimum Software Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader 6.0
  • Netscape 4.7 / Internet Explorer 5.0 (or higher)
  • IBM Rational Application Developer (RAD) 6*
  • IBM WebSphere Portal Server 5.1*

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


Note: Installation can take up to 8 hours for every machine. Please give yourself extra time. You can save time by creating an image (ghosting). Imaging is supported for this class.

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:

  • IBM Rational Application Developer 6 (4 CD ROM’s)
  • IBM WebSphere Portal Server v5.1. (6 CD ROM)

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

  1. Click the link RAD6 Installation for installation.
  2. Click the link WebSphere Portal Server v5.1 Runtime Installation for installation.
  3. Unzip the lab folder in the WA1314-REL_*_* to local hard drive.