Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Installation Guide for Microsoft Windows

ProcedureTo Access the Portal Server Desktop From a Sun Web Container

The web protocol for Portal Server can be either HTTP or HTTPS. By default, the host is hostname.domain.

  1. In a browser window, use the following URL format to display the sample Desktop.

    The default Portal Access URL and default deployment URI are /portal.


    When you enter the URL, the welcome page is displayed, including a short description of Portal Server and links to sample portals that you selected for installation. Click one of the links to access the anonymous portal desktop for the sample portal. If the sample desktop displays without any exception, your Portal Server installation was successful.

  2. Type the following in the browser URL field:


  3. Verify that the gateway is running on the specified port.

    netstat -a

    The default port is 443.

    • If the gateway is not running, start the gateway.


  4. View the log files to verify that no problems have been logged.

  5. Run Portal Server in secure mode by typing the following in the browser URL field:


    If you have chosen the default port (443) during installation, you do not need to specify the port number.