To set up the application servers:
1. Install WebSphere Portal
Install WebSphere® Portal on every application server. For detailed installation instructions, see Installing
in the WebSphere Portal information center
2. Create a managed node for the application
1. Run the Profile Management Tool. Type /usr/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/bin/ProfileManagement/pmt.sh on the command line to start it.
2. Create a Custom Profile. Type /usr/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/bin/manageprofiles.sh -create -templatePath /usr/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profileTemplates/default -profileName cslpar2Node1
3. Go to the bin of the profile you just created. Type /usr/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/cslpar2Node1/bin
and federate the profile specifying the server that is running Deployment Manager. For example, if cslpar1 is running the Deployment Manager process and cslpar2 is the node that you just created, then run the following command:
Perform this procedure on every application server.
3. Install the API
1. Insert the Lotus® Forms Server for AIX® CD.
2. Run the installer LFServer_30x_API_AIX.bin
3. Select a language and click OK
4. Click Next
and read the license agreement.
5. Click I accept the terms in the license agreement
then click Next
6. In the Directory Name
field, enter the directory to install the API to then click Next
7. Select the Runtime
installation type then click Next
8. Select Deploy to WebSphere Application Server or to WebSphere Process Server
then click Next
9. Enter the location you installed WebSphere® Application Server to, and then Next
10. Click Next
to accept the default profile, cell, node, and server information.
11. Click Install
For more information on installing the API, see Installing the API
in the Lotus Forms information center
4. Deploy the Webform Server portlet
Deploy the Webform Server portlet from the Application Development system to the Application Server.
5. Create the application server cluster
1. On the Deployment Manager system, login to the Deployment Manager console.
2. Click System Administration > Nodes and verify that the application nodes are visible.
3. Click Servers > Clusters.
4. Click Add and define the cluster name (for example, App_Cluster).
5. Define a new cluster member for the managed node you setup on the first application server.
6. Define a second cluster member for the managed node you setup on the first application server.
7. Define a third cluster member for the managed node you setup on the second application server.
8. Define a fourth cluster member for the managed node you setup on the second application server.
9. Click Finish and save your changes.
6. Associate the applications to the cluster
1. On the Deployment Manager system, within WebSphere® Application Server click Enterprise Applications > "YourApps" > Manage Modules.
2. Select the check box for your application module.
3. Select the cluster and servers you want to associate with the application. For example, App_Cluster, App_Server_1 and App_Server_2.
4. Click OK and save your changes.
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