Questions about administering WebSphere Application Server, a commercial Java application serve.

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What port is the Websphere app server's admin app on?

I've started Websphere on my local box and I can't remember what port the admin app should be on. Any ideas?
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How to install WebSphere 8.5 from Linux zipfile?

I'm trying to do a quick evaluation of IBM WebSphere 8.5 on my Ubuntu 12.10 machine. I downloaded a zip archive from the IBM website on a page called "Evaluate IBM WebSphere Application Server Trial" ...
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Enabling HTTP Compression in WebSphere Application Server 7

I know the correct way of enabling gzip HTTP Compression for a WebSphere Application Server is to activate and configure the mod_gzip module in the IBM HTTP Server connected/installed in this ...
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Tomcat to WebSphere - Server Contexts

I have a line that defines the location of reports and images in my Tomcat setup that has the following data: <?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?> <Context docBase="/usr/local/app/oid/...
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Starting/Stopping IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS) 7 from the Command Line

I've written a script to automate the process of starting, stopping, and restarting WAS7 from the command line. Nothing starts automatically on one of our staging servers, so I have to start ...
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How to detect if “Web Services Feature Pack for WebSphere” is installed in Websphere server?

How do I detect if "Web Services Feature Pack for WebSphere "is installed in Websphere Application Server v6.1? I need this information to solve some classloading issues while deploying cxf ...
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Websphere JSESSIONID cookie overwrite between two apps on the same domain (different ports / context roots)

Background I have two webshpere apps app1 on http://example.com:9080/app1 app2 on http://example.com:9081/app2 (installed on two separate profiles, and both the ports and context roots are ...
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accesslog websphere how to generate

need to trace client ip and how they are accessing the App on websphere app server. how to turn on the access.log (or similar thing) in WAS
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Where can I find WebSphere configuration files?

I would like to know where are the WebSphere configuration details saved? Specifically, configuration details that are shown in the Administrative Console (from the web) or from the console using ...
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How do I programatically check the depth of a WebSphere MQ queue

The IBM RedBook instructions didn't help. I need to give a script a queue manager and a queue/topic name, and have it return the number of messages queued up.
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Websphere 7.0 Work Manager Max Threads Ignored?

I'm trying to chase down a bug in an internal application and as part of this work I noticed an apparent discrepancy between the "Maximum number of threads" setting in WAS (BASE 7.0.0.0 r0835.03) and ...
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How to “gracefully” shutdown a node in WebSphere Network Deployment?

How can I "gracefully" shutdown a node on WebSphere Network Deployment 6.1? My worry is do not end active sessions when a shutdown is necessary. My intention is to prevent a node of accepting new ...
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useful JMX metrics for monitoring WebSphere Application Server (and apps inside it)?

When managing custom Java applications hosted inside WebSphere Application Server, what JMX metrics do you find most useful for monitoring performance, monitoring availability, and troubleshooting ...
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Turn LDAP tracing on WebSphere 7?

I am having difficulty logging into our test environment, but not production. I confirmed in the WebSphere Admin console that our LDAP configuration is the same as production. Nothing has changed on ...
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How to set IBM Websphere 8 to serve web applications on different ports?

I need to deploy two applications as WAR files on Websphere. Both of them will require only HTTPS access. Is it possible to run these two web applications on separate ports on same Websphere ...
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WebSphere memory leak com.ibm.ejs.j2c.ConnectorRuntime

The following represents the incoming references to a large amount of memory, seen in a primary heapdump file after an OutOfMemoryException in WebSphere 6: Class Name ...
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How do I configure in IBM WebSphere 8.5.5 a data source using Oracle Wallet?

I have a server with a fresh installation of WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5 and I'm trying to configure a data source over a connection using JDBC and Oracle Wallet for SSL. The error message in ...
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IBM WebSphere Application Server SSO does not set REMOTE_USER on Cognos BI 10.2.2

Very similar issue was posted here, I do not believe they are the same. IBM WebSphere Application Server SSO sets REMOTE_USER incorrectly We are running IBM Cognos Business Intelligence Server 10.2....
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file link access via email

we have a server where an application is hosted. in our current configuration, our web server (IBM HTTPD) redirects all its requests to the application server (WAS). Now, we want to access a file ...
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Changing the port that the admin console runs on for Geronimo/WASCE

I am running WASCE version 2.1.1 I am trying to change the default port that the admin console runs on. I have seen it mentioned that default ports can be changed in the config.substitutions file but ...
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how can i recover password of my local websphere server?

I forot password for wasadmin.So am not able to enter into admin pane.I want to recover the password.Where is encoded passwod located?How can i decode it?I am using same password at many other places,...
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IBM Websphere Application Server 7 - Why aren't threads that are hung destroyed?

If our application somehow loses connection with the memcached server all the threads are reported as hung after 10 minues or so [28.04.11 16:50:15:831 CEST] 00000025 ThreadMonitor W WSVR0605W: ...
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What are some good books for learning IBM Websphere Application Server?

I am beginning to use IBM's WAS servers at work. I've been given some point and click instructions on how to get what I need done, but I really do not understand the underlying architecture of this ...
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How to Verify if the Websphere Fix Pack was Properly Applied

I installed websphere 7.0.0.0 and it is my first time to apply a fix pack (25) but the web console is not showing 7.0.0.25 instead its showing the following. I tried checking it on command line and ...
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Place for setting environment variables for WebSphere JVM process

I have a websphere application which runs under the user wsadmin. The application invokes the SQL bulk loader client ./sqlldr The sqlldr needs some environment variables predefined in order to work ...
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How to change IBM WebSphere Network deployment passwords?

How i can change the following for IBM WebSphere Network Deployment : 1- Deployment Manager Administrative console password 2- Application Server Password Note : OS is UNIX-AIX
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How to start a WebSphere MQ in SHARED mode?

We encounted an error wherein the Oracle support said we need to restart the IBM Websphere MQ in SHARED mode, but I cannot find a documentation on how to do it. I consulted some MQ teams and they are ...
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WebSphere - Horizontal Scalability

Does WebSphere 6.1 (not the ND edition) support the creation of a server group/cluster with multiple nodes possibility spanning across multiple machines. The idea is to create a horizontal cluster for ...
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NFS Log Corruption

We several WebSphere application servers logging to a central NFS mount. Both the app servers and the NFS server are running in VMWare, the app servers are RHEL 5, and the NFS server is Ubuntu 8.04. ...
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How do I enable WebDAV write access in WebSphere Portal 8.0?

As an administrator in WebSphere Portal 8.0, I can access and modify theme-related files with a WebDAV client connected to http://servername:10040/wps/mycontenthandler/dav/fs-type1. I now want to ...
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changing IP address of websphere installation

i am not a websphere expert. we are migrating our websphere application to a different server (which has a different IP and hostname). we use WAS network deployment v 6.1. I came across some articles ...
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How to set up various websphere server inside a cluster

I want to install 2 individual websphere server (AppServer option in the installer) and later install the deployment manager and federate those server under it to make then a cluster. Any help is ...
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IIS 7 skip ISAPI for matched URI

I have an IIS 7 with an ISAPI filter installed which redirects requests to WebSphere application server. The problem is that there is a need to not to redirect some URI's (some folders with images on ...
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Cluster setup recommendation for a Java-WebSphere-SQL Server application

We currently have a Java based web application that runs on WebSphere and accesses SQL Server 2008. The application requires frequent code and file changes and hence we update the EAR files in ...
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Websphere 7: Getting 'Internal Server Error' when accessing JSPs. Servlets ok

I have just installed WS 7 on our stage server. The test server was done some months ago. I have deployed the same applications to stage as on test. One application is causing me problems. I call ...
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Websphere federated repository for Active Directory

What I am trying to achieve is to have Websphere 6.1 use Active Directory users authentication. Websphere is running on Windows 2008 R2. What I've done already: Succesfully setup a federated ...
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IBM Websphere MQ Server alternatives

Are there any alternatives to IBM Websphere MQ Server for Windows? We need to access a remote Queue Manager that doesn't support client connections (only Queue Manager to Queue Manager). I've noticed ...
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BizTalk MQSC adapter configuration error & IBM WebSphere MQ Client V6.0

I'm having trouble configuring the MSQC adapter for BizTalk Server 2006. At the moment I'm getting the following error when setting up a receive location or send port: The adapter "MQSC" raised an ...
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Nginx as reverse proxy with IBM Websphere upstream

I have an IBM WebSphere serving multiple domains: x.x.x.x:8080/app1 x.x.x.x:9090/app2 ... I need to configure Nginx as reverse proxy to serve: app1.example.com app2.example.com Here is my config but ...
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Errors while updating IBM HTTP Plugin and IBH IHS

Initially this activity started with installing the WAS 7.0.0.39 fixpack on our system. The UpdateInstaller was successfully upgraded to 7.0.0.39, along with WAS and java. WAS is installed using ...
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Websphere Application Server and Kerberos Keytab Renewal

I am currently running into an issue with Kerberos ticket expiration from a keytab on WAS 8.5.5.5. The same process works correctly on Tomcat 8, and I believe the primary difference is the JDK / JAAS ...
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Max connection on a specific Application

I've an application ( that contain some Web Services ) deployed on a Server in a WAS 7 environement. That server host a many application; what I'm looking for is a way to limit the number of ...
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Browser shows IIS Error Messages with WebSphere error messages below

I am working on an environment (external) where IIS is the web server and WebSphere is the application server. I have noticed that the error messages (Ex. 403, 404) show both IIS error messages as ...
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Garbage Collection and Memory Visualizer (GCMV) Doesn't Always Generate A Report

I'm using GCMV within ISA 4.1 to analyze some gc logs from a cluster. When I open a native_stderr.log file in that tool, it always creates the following 4 reports/tabs: Table data Line plot ...
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How to increase heap size for ws_ant.sh when deploying on WebSphere 8.5 (64-bit Linux)

TL;DR -- How do I give ws_ant.sh and/or the <wsInstallApp> task more heap at runtime? I am attempting to deploy a relatively large (~160-MB) EAR file to WebSphere 8.5 running on a 64-bit Linux ...
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How cache OpenLDAP Meta database (for use with Websphere Application Server)?

I have configured Meta database directory on OpenLDAP server for two different Active Diretories and it's work. But now I'd like set cache for this OpenLDAP, but I don't know how. From my slapd.conf ...
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WebSphere - Jython command to view an Application's memory usage

Using IBM WebSphere Application Server version 8.0.0.1, is there a way to view the memory usage of a running application on the server? Something with Jython or Jacl? I can view the memory usage of a ...
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Websphere MQ - Query view message with long time in queue

I need a query or just a command to see stopped/delayed/waiting messages in a queue, but for long time.
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Configure startup order of websphere application withing EAR

Is it possible to define startup order of the WebSphere enterprise application within EAR (some of descriptor/binding files, META-INF or anywhere else)? The procedure described in IBM InfoCenter ...
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Problems with DTC and IBM MQ

I've just run DTC Ping to try to find the cause of a MQ problem. It says the following: ++++++++++++Validating Remote Computer Name++++++++++++ 10-18, 10:30:31.508-->Start DTC connection test ...