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RE: V5R3 Websphere application server not showing in admin



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I'm not sure what to tell you Sean, you'll probably have to call
Supportline.

You didn't say what version of WAS you were on, but besides the WAS
group PTF you will also (at a minimum) need:

SF99530  CUMULATIVE PTF PACKAGE          Current Level: 5298
SF99529  GROUP HIPER                     Current Level:   70
SF99503  DB2 UDB FOR ISERIES             Current Level:    8
SF99269  JAVA                            Current Level:    9

SF99099  IBM HTTP SERVER FOR ISERIES     Current Level:    7

And possibly:
SF99295  WEBSPHERE MQ FOR ISERIES        Current Level:    7 
SF99173  IBM BUSINESS SOLUTIONS          Current Level:    3

Some or all of these may have come with your WebsFear group PTF, but
they don't always get the current levels. 

Regards,
 
Scott Ingvaldson
iSeries System Administrator
GuideOne Insurance Group
   

-----Original Message-----
date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 16:35:32 -0500
from: Sean Porterfield <sporter@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
subject: Re: V5R3 Websphere application server not showing in admin

I'm used to the tabs.  I've checked All Servers and Application Servers.

  There is a dropdown to list the different servers on the Application 
Servers tab, but the only entry (besides Select One) is All Servers.

I'm using MSIE because I've had problems with the IBM created apps and 
Firefox.  Not that it should matter, but I always use 
https://myserver:2010/HTTPAdmin because I like to encrypt everything.

The box is an 810 with 4GB of RAM, and I'm basically the only user doing

anything on it, so there isn't much delay for anything loading.  I 
didn't mention explicitly, but our app didn't work at all after the V5R3

upgrade until I found the WAS group to apply.  Today is the first day 
the app crashed (I've been told it was running today then stopped) even 
though it hasn't been on the admin page since the upgrade 3 weeks ago.

Thanks,
Sean

Ingvaldson, Scott wrote:
> Is it possibly under a different tab?  At V5R3 you should find
multiple
> tabs under the "manage" tab. (at
> http://yourservername.com:2001/HTTPAdmin )  You should see "All
> Servers", "HTTP Servers", "Application Servers" and "ASF Tomcat
> Servers."  Under "All Servers" you should see more tabs, with "HTTP
> Servers", Application Servers" and "ASF Tomcat Servers" again.
> 
> If you are on the "HTTP Servers" tab you can't see the WAS Servers,
and
> if you are on the "Application Servers" tab you can't see the HTTP
> servers.
> 
> If you are on a smaller box these may take some time to load.  Make
sure
> that your ADMIN jobs aren't thrashing in the system pool.  Also, I
think
> you need to have pop-ups enabled on your browser and I'm pretty sure
> that only IE and Firefox are supported. (Maybe only IE.)
> 
> Let me know if this helps...
> 
> Regards,
>  
> Scott Ingvaldson
> iSeries System Administrator
> GuideOne Insurance Group
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 14:22:47 -0500
> from: Sean Porterfield <sporter@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> subject: V5R3 Websphere application server not showing in admin
> 
> I know very little about WAS, even though I configured it on our
server.
> 
>   (I was following vendor directions.)  I set everything up on V5R2
then
> 
> recently upgraded to V5R3.  After putting on the latest group PTFs, 
> everything was working fine.  I noticed, though, that the WAS instance

> no longer shows on the HTTP admin page.  I see the HTTP server
instance 
> there but not the WAS one.
> 
> Today it is not working, so I was going to follow the Windows method
and
> 
> stop/start the service to see if it would fix itself.  I can open a
PMR 
> if no-one knows the answer off the top of their heads, and I might be 
> able to stop/start from a command line.  I was a bit curious as to
where
> 
> the HTTP admin server got the list of application servers to see if it

> were just corrupted somehow.
> 
> Thanks,
> Sean Porterfield


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