There are different ways you can set up your cluster environment to run Webform Server, but most likely it will depend on the business needs. In a typical production environment, the topology is divided in two large sections: Front End and Back End.
NOTE: To perform the tasks described in this document, you need basic Lotus Forms Server and WebSphere Application Server knowledge and administration skills.
refers to the segment in the topology where your Application lives plus all the essentials that are needed to have this section of the topology up and running like IBM HTTP Server (IHS), Load Balancer, Deployment Manager if a cluster environment exists for this part of the topology, etc.
refers to the section where the Webform Server lives plus all the additional components needed to have this section of the topology up and running, like IBM HTTP Server, Load Balancer, Deployment Manager, Log Server, SharedFileCache, database, etc.
A typical production environment could be set up as shown in the next diagram:
Before you begin
Prior to installing the Webform Server Translator to a managed node there are preparation steps that need to be completed. This guide assumes the use of WebSphere Application Server Deployment Manager 22.214.171.124, IBM HTTP Server 126.96.36.199, DB2 v91 and Lotus Forms Server 3.0.1.
Part Numbers used are:
Update Installer v188.8.131.52.windows.ia32.zip
This guide does not cover:
- Installing DB2
- Configuring the cluster with WebSphere Process Server
- Creating multiple clusters in a single cell
For more information, see the Lotus Forms 3.0 Information Center:
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