WebSphere Install or Update Application Step

This step is used to install or update an existing application to the WebSphere server or cluster. It is suited to reinstalling an application over an existing application on the WebSphere server.

Required properties:

Property Name Description
Context Root Set the context root path for this application. Default is "/".
Application Source Set the location of the application to install to WebSphere.
Application Name The name of the application you want to install. This is used for WebSphere reference.
Connection Type Select the Connection Type to use with wsadmin. The default value is "SOAP". Possible values are:
  • SOAP
  • RMI
  • NONE
Server Name Enter the name of the server to check.
Minimum Size (MB) Enter the minimum expected heap size in MBs.
Maximum Size (MB) Enter the maximum expected heap size in MBs.

Optional properties:

Property Name Description
Application Path The path for the application to be installed on the server.
Options String The string of options to be concatenated onto the install command.
Cell Name The name of the cell to be administered. The default value is: ${p:resource/websphere.cell}.
Node Name The name of the node to be administered. The default value is: ${p:resource/websphere.node}.
Server Name The name of the server to be administered.
Cluster Name The name of the cluster to be administered.
Command Path The directory location of the wsadmin command-line executable. For example:
/opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/bin/
The default value is: ${p:resource/websphere.commandPath}.
User Name The user name to be used to connect to the WebSphere Node. The default values is ${p:resource/websphere.user}.
Password The password to be used to connect to the WebSphere Node.
Password Script To use a script or property lookups for your password, leave the Password field blank and enter it here.
Host Hostname of the server to connect to.
Port The port to connect to.
Additional Command Line Arguments New line separated list of additional command line arguments to pass to wsadmin. These will be appended as the last arguments of the command line.