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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. There are nine lessons in this tutorial. This is Lesson 1 - Preparing your system.
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)
Several applications are required to install and configure an IBM Connections environment. In this lesson, you will identify, locate, and download all the required files for each application. You will:
• Procure all required files
• Create the directory structure
• Set the file permissions
At the end of this lesson, 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.
A RHEL 6.3 64-bit machine with a minimum of 8G memory and 100G of disk space is required.
Task 1: Configure your system
For more information, refer to Preparing Linux systems for installation from the WAS Information Center. http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/wasinfo/v7r0/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.ibm.websphere.installation.nd.doc%2Finfo%2Fae%2Fae%2Ftins_linuxsetup.html