Update Application step

Use the Update Application step to update an application on the WebSphere server or cluster.

Required properties

Property Description
Application Name Set the name of the application that is being updated. This is the name used for WebSphere reference.
Content Type

Set the content type for the update.

Possible values are:

  • Application
  • File
  • Module File
  • Partial Application

Set the operation to perform during this update. If this is an application update or a partial application update, enter Update.

Possible values are:

  • Update
  • Add
  • Delete
  • Add or Update
Content Path Set the location of the contents to update the application.
Connection Type

Select the Connection Type to use with wsadmin. The default value is "SOAP".

Possible values are:

  • SOAP
  • RMI
  • NONE

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Optional properties

Property Description
Content URI If the content type is File, this is the location of the file to be updated, relative to the EAR root.
Options String The string of options to be concatenated onto the update 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:


The default value is ${p:resource/websphere.commandPath}.

User Name

The username to be used to connect to the WebSphere Node.

The default value 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 The host name 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 are appended as the last arguments of the command line.

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