Install IBM IHS on AIX System (1)

1) Create logical file system /IBM (or other name)

2) Download the following installation files from IBM WebSite

– C1G2NML.tar.gz (WebSphere Supplements installation media)

3) Download the following FixPack files from IBM website.

Fixpacks

7.0.0-WS-IHS-AixPPC32-FP0000017.pak

7.0.0-WS-PLG-AixPPC32-FP0000017.pak

4) install IHS silently with root user

– Log on the server as root

– In /IBM/IHS7

gunzip C1G2NML.tar.gz

tar –xvf C1G2NML.tar

– Go to directory /IBM/IHS7/IHS

– Run command “cp responsefile.txt responsefile.txt.bak”

– Edit responsefile.nd.txt and set the following value

-OPT silentInstallLicenseAcceptance=”true”

-OPT allowNonRootSilentInstall=false

-OPT installLocation=”/IBM/HTTPServer”

-OPT createAdminAuth=”true”

-OPT adminAuthUser=”ihsadmin”

-OPT adminAuthPassword=”ihsadmin”

-OPT adminAuthPasswordConfirm=”ihsadmin”

-OPT runSetupAdmin=”true”

-OPT createAdminUserGroup=true

-OPT setupAdminUser=”ihsadmin”

-OPT setupAdminGroup=”ihsgroup”

-OPT washostname=”remote_was_host”

Uncomment the following options

-OPT disableOSPrereqChecking=”true”

And comment all others options

–          Run the following command to install IHS7.0 server

./install -options “responsefile.txt” -silent

See the log files in wpsuser home directory /home/wpsuser/ihslogs) for the installation status.

–          After installation, go to directory /IBM/HTTPServer/bin, and check IHS version using “versionInfo.sh”, we will see the version of HTTP Server is 7.0.0.0, go to directory /IBM/HTTPServer/Plugins/bin, and check WebSphere Plugins version using “versionInfo.sh”, we will see the version of WebSphere Plugins version is 7.0.0.0

5)     Install Update Installer 7.0.0.17 on the server

–    Go to Directory /IBM/UPDI/

–    Run the command “gunzip 7.0.0.17-WS-UPDI-AixPPC32.tar.gz” and “tar –xvf 7.0.0.17-WS-UPDI-AixPPC32.tar”

–    Go to Directory /IBM/cd_software/UPDI/UpdateInstaller

–    Run the command “cp responsefile.updiinstaller.txt  responsefile.updiinstaller.txt.bak”

–    Edit the file “responsefile.updiinstaller.txt” and set the following value

-OPT silentInstallLicenseAcceptance=”true”

-OPT installLocation=”/IBM/WebSphere/UpdateInstaller”

Uncomment the following options

-OPT disableOSPrereqChecking=”true”

-OPT disableEarlyPrereqChecking=”true”

Comment all other options

–          Run the command “./install -options “responsefile.updiinstaller.txt” –silent” to install update installer

Or run this command to install:

./install -silent -OPT silentInstallLicenseAcceptance=true -OPT allowNonRootSilentInstall=true -OPT disableOSPrereqChecking=true -OPT installLocation=/IBM/WebSphere/UpdateInstaller

–          Go to Directory /IBM/WebSpehre/UpdateInstaller to check Update Installer version, it should be “7.0.0.17

6)     Install IHS and WebSphere Plugins fixpacks using Update Installer

–    Go to Directory /IBM/WebSphere/UpdateInstaller/responsefiles

–    Run the command “cp install.txt installIHS.txt” and “cp install.txt installPLG.txt”

–    Edit installIHS.txt as the following:

-W maintenance.package=”/IBM/fixpack/7.0.0-WS-IHS-AixPPC32-FP0000017.pak”

-W product.location=”/IBM/HTTPServer”

–    Edit installPLG.txt as the following:

-W maintenance.package=”/IBM/fixpack/7.0.0-WS-PLG-AixPPC32-FP0000017.pak”

-W product.location=”/IBM/HTTPServer/Plugins”

– Go to Directory /IBM/WebSphere/UpdateInstaller/bin, run the following command to apply the fixpacks

./update.sh -options responsefiles/installIHS.txt –silent

./update.sh -options responsefiles/installPLG.txt –silent

Monitor /IBM/WebSphere/UpdateInstaller/logs/tmp/updatelog.txt for updating status.

–    Go to Directory /IBM/HTTPServer/bin and /IBM/HTTPServer/Plugins/bin, run the command “versionInfo.sh” to check that both version should be 7.0.0.17.

–    After installation, go to /IBM, run the following command to grant the permission
“chmod –fR 755 /IBM/HTTPServer”, “chown –fR wasuser:wasgroup /IBM/HTTPServer”

–    Go to /IBM/HTTPServer/conf, edit httpd.conf and update the following values

User wasuser

Group wasgroup

– Go to /IBM/HTTPServer/bin, and run “adminctl start” and “apachectl –k start” to start IHS server.

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