ibm was base #15

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Description

WebSphere Application Server is a proven, high-performance transaction engine that can help build, run, integrate, and manage dynamic web applications.


Software & terms:

Charm for IBM WebSphere Application Server Base (WAS Base) 8.5.5.0

Overview

This charm is used ibm-im(IBM Installation Manager) charm as a base layer for installing Installation Manager(IM). This charm is installing IBM Installation Manager and IBM WebSphere Application Server Base software.

IBM WebSphere Application Server Base

WebSphere Application Server is a proven, high-performance transaction engine that can help build, run, integrate, and manage dynamic web applications.
For details on IBM WebSphere Application Server, as well as information on purchasing, please visit:
Product Page and at the Passport Advantage Site. More information available at the IBM Knowledge Center

IBM Installation Manager

IBM Installation Manager(IBM IM) is a tool that you can use to install and maintain your IBM software packages.

In this charm IBM WebSphere Application Server Base software will be installed using IBM Installation Manager tool.

Prerequisites

This charm makes use of resources, a feature only available in Juju 2.0. During deploy or upgrade, you will need to specify the installable package(s)
required by this charm. Download your licensed IBM WebSphere Application Server Base packages from the Product Page.

Packages for Ubuntu on AMD64 (x86_64):

IBM Installation Manager 1.8 (agent.installer.linux.gtk.x86_64_1.8.3000.20150606_0047.zip)

IBM WAS Base 8.5.5 part1 (WAS_V8.5.5_1_OF_3.zip)

IBM WAS Base 8.5.5 part2 (WAS_V8.5.5_2_OF_3.zip)

IBM WAS Base 8.5.5 part3 (WAS_V8.5.5_3_OF_3.zip)

Packages for Ubuntu on Power (ppc64le):

IBM Installation Manager 1.8 (agent.installer.linux.gtk.ppc64le_1.8.1000.20141126_2002.zip)

IBM WAS Base 8.5.5 part1 (WAS_V8.5.5_FOR_POWERLE_ML.zip)

IBM WAS Base 8.5.5 part1 (WAS_V8.5.5_2_OF_2_FOR_POWERLE_ML.zip)

Usage

To use this charm, you must agree to the Terms of Use. You can view the full license for IBM Installation Manager and IBM WebSphere Application Server Base products by visiting the im-license-info and was-license-info page.

Search for "IBM WebSphere Application Server" and choose the license that applies to the version you are using.

Memory and Disk Requirements

Minimum 2.0 GB of disk space for installed image and Minimum 1 GB of physical memory recommended.

WebSphere Application Server Charm requires 15 GB of root disk to download packages and install the IBM WebSphere Application Server Base Software. By default available root disk space is 8GB.

To request a larger root disk, run the following command:

    juju set-constraints root-disk=15G

Deploy

  1. Run the following commands to deploy this charm:

    juju deploy ibm-was-base --resource ibm_im_installer= --resource ibm_was_base_installer1= --resource ibm_was_base_installer2= --resource ibm_was_base_installer3=

Note: This charm requires acceptance of Terms of Use. When deploying from the Charm Store, these terms will be presented to you for your consideration. To accept the terms:

juju agree ibm-im/1 ibm-was-base/1

    juju deploy ibm-was-base
  1. To create application server profile, manageprofiles command needs values for profile name, node name, cell name, admin user name, admin password and server name. To provide these run the following command:

    juju set ibm-was-base profile_name=<profile_name>
    juju set ibm-was-base profile_path=<profile_path>
    juju set ibm-was-base was_admin_user=<user_name>
    juju set ibm-was-base was_admin_pw=<password>
    

    For eg:

    juju set ibm-was-base profile_name="profile01"
    juju set ibm-was-base profile_path="/opt/profiles"
    juju set ibm-was-base was_admin_user="admin1"
    juju set ibm-was-base was_admin_pw="admin123"
    

    If any of the values is not set, then the charm will use default values for profile creation. Once WAS Base charm deployed successfully, user can also delete existing profile and create new application server profile by setting any of these configuration options.

  2. To Expose the IBM WAS Base Service to public, run the following command:

    juju expose ibm-was-base
    

Juju deploy command will install IBM WAS Base and will expose the hostname and port number.

Upgrade

Once deployed, users can install fixpacks by upgrading the charm:

juju upgrade-charm ibm-was-base --resource ibm_im_fixpack=</path/to/fixpack.zip> --resource ibm_was_base_fp1=</path/to/ibm_was_base_fp1.zip> --resource ibm_was_base_fp2=</path/to/ibm_was_base_fp2.zip>

Verification

After installing IBM WebSphere Application Server Base, use your web browser to see the WAS admin console. The URLs for WAS Base admin console are:

    http://was-base-host:9060/ibm/console 
    https://was-base-host:9043/ibm/console

Here was-base-host represents the public ip address of your container, where WAS Base is installed.

To login the WAS Base admin console use userid and password created in step 2 in Deploy section.

Configuration

profile_name

The profile name is used to create application server profile.

profile_path

The location of the profile to be created.

was_admin_user

Admin user name to log in WAS admin console

was_admin_pw

The password used to log in WAS admin console.

IBM Installation Manager(IM) Information

(1) General Information Details about IM available at IBM Knowledge Center.

(2) Download Information Information on procuring IM product is available at the Product Page
and at the Passport Advantage Site.

IBM WebSphere Application Server Base Information

(1) General Information

Details about IBM WAS Base software available at IBM Knowledge Center.

Information on procuring WAS Base product is available at the Passport Advantage site

(2) Download Information

Details about WAS 8.5.5.0 download available [here] [WAS-8.5.5.0-download

Information about installation of WAS Base on 'ppc64le' based machine available here

A trial version is available here.

More information about IBM IM Downloadable file and WAS Base Downloadable files available here

Contact Information

For issues with this charm, please contact IBM Juju Support team jujusupp@us.ibm.com


Configuration

curl_opts
(string) The options passed to the 'curl' command when fetching files from curl_url. For example: '-u <user:password>'
curl_url
(string) Location of the IBM product installation file(s). This should be a URL that curl can use to download files. Multiple URLs should be separated by a space. NOTE: cryptographic verification is required and must be specified as part of the URL query string with the key a valid hash algorithms md5, sha256, or sha512, and the the checksum value itself (http://<url>?[md5|sha256|sha512]=<checksum>). For example: 'http://example.com/file.tgz?sha256=<sum>' 'sftp://example.com/file1.tgz?md5=<sum> ftp://example.com/file2.tgz?md5=<sum>'
extra_packages
(string) Space separated list of extra deb packages to install.
install_keys
(string) List of signing keys for install_sources package sources, per charmhelpers standard format (a yaml list of strings encoded as a string). The keys should be the full ASCII armoured GPG public keys. While GPG key ids are also supported and looked up on a keyserver, operators should be aware that this mechanism is insecure. null can be used if a standard package signing key is used that will already be installed on the machine, and for PPA sources where the package signing key is securely retrieved from Launchpad.
install_sources
(string) List of extra apt sources, per charm-helpers standard format (a yaml list of strings encoded as a string). Each source may be either a line that can be added directly to sources.list(5), or in the form ppa:<user>/<ppa-name> for adding Personal Package Archives, or a distribution component to enable.
license_accepted
(boolean) Some IBM charms require acceptance of a license before installation can proceed. If required, setting this option to True indicates that you have read and accepted the IBM terms and conditions found in the license file referenced by the charm.
package_status
(string) The status of service-affecting packages will be set to this value in the dpkg database. Valid values are "install" and "hold".
install
profile_name
(string) The profile name is used to create application server profile.
AppSrv01
profile_path
(string) The location of the profile to be created.
/root/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/V85/BASE/profiles
was_admin_pw
(string) The password used to log in WAS admin console.
wsadmin
was_admin_user
(string) Admin user name to log in WAS admin console.
wsadmin