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This tutorial walks through a single-node installation of IBM Connections on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 64-bit system . The first eight lessons are required to configure a working environment.
Lesson 1: Preparing your system
Lesson 2: Installing WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Lesson 3: Installing IBM HTTP Server and Plugin
Lesson 4: Installing WAS Fixpacks
Lesson 5: Installing DB2
Lesson 6: Installing Tivoli Directory Integrator
Lesson 7: Installing a Domino LDAP Directory
Lesson 8: Installing IBM Connections 4.0
Lesson 9: Installing Cognos (optional - requires another VM with 4G RAM and 100G disk space)
The WebSphere Application Server v7.0 requires maintenance packages (a.k.a. fixpacks). Connections 4.0 requires fixpack 21 or later.
In this lesson, you will install the Update Installer and the required fixpack 21 maintenance packages for use with Connections 4.0.
At the end of this lesson, you will be able to install the WAS 7 Update Installer and various fixpack 21 maintenance packages for use with Connections 4.0 . At the end of this tutorial, you will be ready to install and configure a single-node IBM Connections 4.0 environment running on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 64-bit system.
After completing this lesson, you will be able to install the following:
Locate and download Fixpack Files
Install WAS 7 Update Installer
Update WAS and WAS SDK to FP21
Update IHS (web server) and Plugins to FP21
Apply Additional Fixes
A RHEL 6.3 64-bit machine with a minimum of 8G memory and 100G of disk space is required.
Task 1: Download fixpack files
Login as user root.
Let's move on to Lesson 5: Installing DB2.