An evaluation installation is generally considered a trial deployment, that is, a quick installation to see how things go. This example uses the graphical interface and the Configure Now type When you are presented with configuration pages, you accept defaults wherever possible.
This example installs all the Java ES product components (except Sun Cluster software and Monitoring Console) on a single host in a single installation session. Because Web Server is used as the web container, Application Server is not installed.
The following high-level tasks are required:
Checking the installation sequence guidelines
Check to see what sequence guidelines apply. Refer to Table 2–1.
Checking the installation prerequisites
Check to see what installation prerequisites apply. Refer to Table 1–3.
Starting the Java ES graphical installer
Use either the graphical or text-based installer.
At component selection, choosing Select All, then deselecting the Application Server, Sun Cluster software, and Monitoring Console product components
The installer verifies software on your host and provides guidance if incompatibilities are identified.
Verifying installation directories
Selecting the Configure Now type
Messages indicate which product components cannot be configured during installation.
Accepting configuration defaults when they are offered
If you want to use non-default information, review the appropriate configuration tables in Chapter 3, Configuration Information, in Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Installation Reference for UNIX.
Viewing the Installation Summary and Log
Completing postinstallation configuration
Chapter 6, Completing Postinstallation Configuration contains instructions for postinstallation configuration.
Starting the product components
Verifying After Postinstallation Configuration contains the preferred Java ES startup sequence. Startup procedures follow the table.