Install WebSphere Application Server and any required patches.
Verify that the WebSphere Application Server installation was successful.
Make sure the server.xml file exists in the following directory:
Start the server with the startServer.sh utility. For example:
# /opt/WebSphere/AppServer/bin/startServer.sh server1
In a Web browser, use the following URL to view the sample Web application:
Where fqdn and port specify the server name and port number.
After you have verified a successful installation, stop the server using the stopServer.sh utility. For example:
# /opt/WebSphere/AppServer/bin/stopServer.sh server1
Install any required patches using the updateWizard.sh utility.
Restart WebSphere Application Server using the startServer.sh utility.