A.1. Planning

Before you start installing WebSphere, there are several topics to consider. We assume that you have already decided upon your operating system, Web server, and DB server products.

A.1.1. Web server location

First, you should consider where you will install your Web server. There are two choices:

  • Install it on the same node as WebSphere will be installed

  • Install it on a different node from where WebSphere will be installed

Please refer to Chapter 16, “Topologies selection” on page 771 for detailed information. In this chapter, we will install the Web server and WebSphere on the same node.

A.1.2. Database server location

More importantly you need to consider where you will install the DB server for the WebSphere administrative ...

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