Community articleSetting the server class loader
Added by IBM contributorIBM on November 25, 2011
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You must add the location of the API to the WebSphere® class loader.



You must add the location of the API to the WebSphere® class loader.

To set the server class loader:
  1. In WebSphere Application Server, open the Classloader panel for your server.
    1. If you are using WebSphere Application Serverr 6.1: open Servers -> Application servers -> <server_name> -> Java and Process Management -> Classloader.
    2. If you are using WebSphere Application Server 7.0: open Servers -> Server Types -> WebSphere application servers -> <server_name> -> Java and Process Management -> Classloader.
  2. If a class loader for your application server does not already exist, you must create it. To create a new class loader:
    1. Click New.
    2. If you are using WebSphere Application Server 6.1: From the Class loader order list, select Classes loaded with application class loader first and click OK then click Save.
    3. If you are using WebSphere Application Server 7.0: From the Class loader order list, select Classes loaded with local class loader first (parent last) and click OK then click Save.
  3. If you are using WebSphere Application Server 6.1:
    1. Select the class loader for your application server and click Libraries
    2. Click Add.
    3. From the Library Name list, select LFS_API_LIB.
    4. Click OK then click Save.
  4. If you are using WebSphere Application Server 7.0:
    1. Click the Classloader link.
    2. Click Shared library references.
    3. Click Add.
    4. From the Library Name list, select LFS_API_LIB.
    5. Click OK then click Save.
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