The IBM WebSphere Portal Server 6.0 agent is available as a zip file named websphere_v60portal_agent.zip.
First, create a directory where you plan to download the zip file. For example: Agent_Home.
Download and unzip the file using the appropriate utility or command for your platform. For example, on Solaris systems:
# cd Agent_Home # unzip websphere_v60portal_agent.zip
This guide uses PolicyAgent-base to refer to the files for the IBM WebSphere Portal Server 6.0 agent. For example, if you uzipped the file in the Agent_Home directory, PolicyAgent-base is:
Before you install the agent, follow the steps in the next section.
Ensure that the IBM WebSphere Portal Server 6.0 agent is supported on the desired platform, as listed in Supported Platforms and Compatibility for the IBM WebSphere Portal Server 6.0 Agent.
Install IBM WebSphere Portal Server 6.0 if not already installed.
For information about the IBM WebSphere Portal Server 6.0 software, see http://www.ibm.com.
(Conditional) If the IBM WebSphere Portal Server 6.0 instance or the underlying IBM WebSphere Application Server instance on which you are about to install the agent is running, shut it down.
Create an agent profile in the Access Manager Console, if one has not already been created.
For more information, see Creating a J2EE Agent Profile.
To avoid a misconfiguration of the agent, ensure that you know the user ID and password used to create the agent profile. You must enter the agent profile password correctly in the next step, and you must enter the agent profile ID correctly when you install the agent.
A valid password file can have only one line that contains the agent profile password. Ensure that this file is located in a secure directory. You will refer to this file during the agent installation process.
With the agent profile password file stored in a secure location, you are not required to enter sensitive information during the installation.