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Optional update for IBM Websphere


(Last modified: 20DEC2007)

solutions Optional update for IBM Websphere SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (a7fcc915f568cf437f9710fc89f275a3)

Applies to

Package: websphere-as_ce
Product(s): SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for x86
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM POWER
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for IBM zSeries 64bit
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP1 for AMD64 and Intel EM64T
Zypp-Patch-Number: 4828
Release: 20071220
Obsoletes: none


IBM WebSphere 2.0 Application Server Community Edition



Problem description

IBM WebSphere Application Server Community Edition is a lightweight J2EE application server available free of charge. Built on Apache Geronimo technology, it harnesses the latest innovations from the open-source community to deliver an integrated, readily accessible and flexible foundation for developing and deploying Java applications. Through the use of best-of-breed, open-source applications such as Eclipse, Apache Tomcat, and IBM Cloudscape database based on Apache Derby, WebSphere Application Server Community Edition delivers a clear path to the advanced capabilities of the WebSphere middleware portfolio. You can take advantage of technical support through an annual subscription.


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

Websphere needs Java >= 1.5 to run. If you don't have the Java 1.5 package installed it will be installed automatically. After installation of the Java package this Java 1.5 version will be made default for the whole system. If you want to switch the default Java from 1.5 back to 1.4.2 version you have to use the update-alternatives command to adjust symlinks in /etc/alternatives. For Websphere set JAVA_HOME and JRE_HOME variables in /etc/sysconfig/websphere-as_ce to point to Java 1.5.
This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Fhv websphere-as_ce.rpm websphere-as_ce-doc.rpm websphere-as_ce-samples.rpm

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