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Also ensure that the firewall between the Web server and Commerce Application
Server node (FW2) allows traffic at the port being used by the HTTP transport for
the application (9080 in the example above).
13.15 Verify the store and runtime
Now that the WebSphere Commerce runtime environment is configured and a
store is published, you need to verify that all the components are functioning
13.15.1 Verify the tools
To verify the WebSphere Commerce administration tools are working properly,
do the following:
1. Ensure the following applications are started:
IBM WebSphere Application Server Administrative Server
IBM DB2 Server
2. Ensure that the following application servers are started from the WebSphere
Application Server Administrative Console:
WebSphere Commerce Server - <instance name>
Note: The plug-in configuration file contains information about the entire
WebSphere Administrative Domain. However, the Web server will not be
configured to serve applications other than WebSphere Commerce.
The host names for all WebSphere nodes listed in plugin-cfg.xml must be
known to the Web server machine; otherwise the HTTP Server will fail to start.
The /usr/HTTPServer/logs/error_log will contain messages similar to the
[error] ws_transport: transportSetServerAddress: unable to resolve
hostname[error] ws_server: serverAddTransport: Failed to initialize server
Either delete all elements from the plugin-cfg.xml that relate to other nodes, or
alter the Transport tags to use a non-existent IP address (such as so
that the Web server will not try to resolve the host name. For example:
<Transport Hostname="" Port="9085" Protocol="http"/>
These manual editing steps will be required each time the plug-in
configuration file is regenerated.
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3. Ensure the IBMPayServer is started.
4. Start the Store Services from the Start menu.
5. Start the Administration Console from the Start menu.
6. Start the WebSphere Commerce Accelerator from the Start menu.
13.15.2 Verify the store
To verify the WebSphere Commerce store is working properly, do the following:
1. Precompile the store JSPs.
In order to view the store pages correctly without waiting for the WebSphere
Application Server to compile each page after it is requested, we first need to
compile all the sample store JSPs. In our example, we have already
precompiled the JSPs.
2. Enter the store home page URL. If you do not recall the URL, it can be
accessed from the Publish Summary of Store Services. The store home page
URL will look something like the following:
For example - tooltech:
3. Register a user.
4. Browse the store catalog.
5. Select an item to purchase.
6. Complete an order by selecting a valid payment type.
7. Enter 16 zeroes (0s) as your credit card number so that you would be able to
test it.
13.15.3 Verify Payment Manager
Once you get the order confirmation within the store, do the following to verify the
integration of WebSphere Commerce and WebSphere Payment Manager:
1. If you use a different IP address for the port 8000 server, update the host
aliases for the VH_instance_tools virtual host accordingly, in the WebSphere
Administrative Console.
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2. Because the WebSphere Commerce Tools require Internet Explorer 5.5, you
will need a Windows machine that can access the port 8000 Web server in
the DMZ.
3. You may need to create a route on the Payment Manager node to the
Network Dispatcher.
# route add mask
4. Use the secure interface on the firewall (FW2) as the gateway.
5. Disable the proxy (SOCKS) server for the Microsoft Internet Explorer.
6. Ensure that the remote Payment Manager has been started. See 19.3.4,
Start WebSphere Payment Manager on page 724 for detailed instructions.
7. Log in to the WebSphere Payment Manager Console:
The default password is wcsadmin, which must be changed at initial logon.
8. Check the
Order check box and click Approve Selected. You should see the
order that was just placed.
9. You should see a message indicating that the order was approved and that
there are no more pending orders to approve.
Congratulations, the three-tier AIX runtime environment implementation is now

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