In addition to information about installing the Mobile Portal Accelerator runtime components, this section provides information about other products that work with and are prerequisites for Mobile Portal Accelerator.
Prior to installing
Before using this information, review the readme additions file (readme_additions.html
, located on the IBM
Mobile Portal Accelerator Disc 1 of 2) and Mobile Portal Accelerator Technotes for any updates to this installation information. Technotes can be found at the Mobile Portal Accelerator support
Mobile Portal Accelerator includes several components:
- Multi-Channel Server version 6.3.1
- Media Access Proxy, an optional component of IBM Mobile Portal Accelerator
- Mobile Portal Accelerator extensions
- XML device-independent markup extensions (XDIME) aggregator
- Manage Mobile Pages portlet, Extended Properties portlet, Preload Notice portlet
- Preload notice support
- XDIME sample portlets
- Struts tag library and sample Struts portlets
Mobile Portal Accelerator works with prerequisite products that you install and configure to suit your specific business requirements. These prerequisite products include an operating platform, a database, an application server, and the WebSphere
® Portal product. For a list of supported products, refer to the topic Software requirements
For detailed information about prerequisites, additional requirements, and descriptions of pre-installation tasks, see the Planning
section of this information center.
For detailed planning and installation information, see the WebSphere
Portal product documentation and the WebSphere
For information about planning and installing a database, refer to the documentation in this information center for your database type (DB2, Oracle, or Microsoft SQL Server). For DB2, the DB2 Database for your operating system's product documentation also contains detailed planning and installation information. The DB2 and WebSphere
Portal information centers contain the latest information.
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Hardware and software requirements
WebSphere Portal product documentation
Web Portal software from WebSphere
IBM DB2 Database for Linux, UNIX, and Windows information center