I have been using Tomcat for quite a while on the 400. It works pretty
for us. I would look at Tomcat 4.0.1. I put some shell scripts out on
iSeries-tookit website at that
will start
Tomcat. Follow the Anon CVS link through \CVSROOT\src\sh. The scripts
are called and On a V4R5 system you
need to add an export to set the JDK to 1.3.

Those scripts do not use a security manager or any of the other startup

options. It is based on the standard Tomcat 4.0.1 in startup shell
so it shouldn't be hard to add what you need. If your system is current

on PTFs and you are running the 1.3 or 1.2.2 JDK, you can usually have

Tomcat running in less than an hour this way. I intend to add some
installation instructions in the next week or so to the iSeries-toolkit
that walk someone through the necessary steps. If there is any
I would also add Struts and updated Cocoon instructions.

David Morris

>>> 01/03/02 12:23PM >>>
Thanks, Carl.  I appreciate the input.  This is similar to what I had
The thing I learned since my last post is that the adminclient
comes with the order of the 5733AS3 LPO.  Even though it's a free
it has to be separately ordered.  My client is busy trying to get all
pieces in place.

There is also indeed a place on the IFS where the adminclient resides:


I don't have the exact instructions, but basically I think it boils
down to
unzipping the appropriate JAR file (AIX, NT or Sun) onto your

Your info on the standard edition is also correct.  As of version 4.0
Websphere, there is no longer a standard edition.  While not
expensive, the $4000 for the Advanced Edition is hard to justify if
don't need EJB support.  Since we don't require EJB, we're going to
have a
Tomcat version of our product available, probably by the end of the


> From: Carl Galgano
> I have done one WebSphere install on 5.1.  It was a mess.
> Also, from other info I have
> seen here on the list, the Standard version of WS will be drop
> and you will
> need to purchase the Advanced version.  For that reason, we have
> experimenting with Apache and Tomcat.

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