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IBM Rational Application Developer V6 Portlet Application Development and Portal Tools by Ryan Wilson, Gianfranco Rutigliano, George Kroner, Belen Gonzalez, Karla Galvan, Cristiano Cesario, Juan R. Rodriguez

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1.4. Highlights in WebSphere Portal V5.1

In this section, we present general information about Portal V5.1.

1.4.1. Portal install

While WebSphere 4.x has an install procedure that tried to address all needs and adapt virtually all portal settings to the specific customer environment which resulted in a complex install procedure that required systems administrators to know and specify many things at install time, WebSphere Portal 5.1 has a redesigned install that follows a more modular approach, consisting of the following steps:

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Installation - This step lays down the required files and only asks for some basic configuration settings. By default, the portal installation installs WebSphere Application Server 5.0.1 EE and the Cloudscape™ database, ...

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