AquaLogic Interaction Upgrade Guide for 6.1 to 6.5 MP1 on Windows

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AquaLogic 6.5 MP1 Installer Wizard Pages on Windows

This topic describes the ALI Windows installer wizard pages.

Wizard Page Description
Introduction This installer wizard page provides a brief description of the installer and describes how to run the installer in silent mode.
Installation Folder Accept the default installation folder or select a different folder in which to install AquaLogic Interaction.

Default: C:\bea\alui

Upgrade Information Indicates previously installed versions of portal products.
Choose Install Set Select either Complete or Custom. If you select Complete, a full set of AquaLogic Interaction components is installed. If you select Custom, you can select individual portal components to install according to your deployment plan.
Configuration Manager - Port and Password Enter the port and password for the Configuration Manager web tool. The Configuration Manager will be used to complete the installation of AquaLogic Interaction.
Web Application Environment: .NET or Java Select .NET (IIS) or Java.
Auto-Deployment to a Java Web Application Server

Select a web application server to which you want to auto-deploy the Portal.

Select Manual to manually deploy the portal to a web application server.

Tomcat Deployment Information

Enter the directory where the web application configuration files for the Tomcat web application server reside.

Example: C:\jakarta-tomcat-5.0.28\conf\Catalina\localhost

Specify WebLogic Deployment Information Enter the WebLogic home directory, domain home, host name, port, domain, server, administrator user and administrator user password.
Note: WebLogic domain and server names are case-sensitive. If the letter casing you enter does not match the running WebLogic domain and server, auto-deployment fails.

Click Help for further details on this installer wizard page.

Specify WebSphere Deployment Information Enter the WebSphere home directory, host name, SOAP port and application server name.
Note: If you change the default host or application server, the host and application server you enter must already exist.
Image Service: Auto-Deployment to Apache

Select Apache to have the Image Service automatically deployed to Apache.

Select Manual if you prefer to use a Web server other than Apache.

Apache Deployment Information Enter the Apache configuration directory.

Example directory: C:\Program Files\Apache Group\Apache2\conf\

Enter the Apache Windows service name.

Example name: Apache2

Select IIS Web Site Select Use Default Web Site if you want the component or components being installed deployed to port 80, the default HTTP port.

Select Use another Web site if other applications are using port 80 and you do not want to share the port.”

Specify IIS Web Site Information If you choose to deploy the portal to a Web site other than the default Web site, enter the IIS Web site name and HTTP and HTTPS ports you want to use for accessing the portal.

Example Web site name: ALI

Example HTTP port: 8082

Example HTTPS port: 9092

Note: If the name you enter is not the name of an existing IIS Web site, a new Web site is created. If the Web site already exists, the secure and non-secure ports will be changed to the entries made in the installer.
Image Service Compression on IIS The Enable Image Service HTTP Compression checkbox is selected by default. Clear the checkbox if you do not want to use HTTP compression.
Stand-alone or Cluster Select whether you would like to install a Single Stand-alone Search Node or add or replace a Search Cluster Node. Selecting to install the stand-alone search node installs a single node on the local machine. If you want to support failover, add or replace search cluster nodes.
Search Nodes Select to add a new search node or replace an existing node.
Note: Selecting to replace an existing node removes all information about the node that you are replacing from the system.
Adding New Search Node Enter the name and port number of the new search node.

The search node is installed into C:\bea\alui\ptsearchserver\6.1.

Search Cluster Files Select the location of the search cluster files. You must have permission to access and write to the location where you want to install these files. Search cluster files are only installed if they do not already exist in the location that you select.

Example: C:\bea\alui\ptsearchserver\6.1\cluster

Pre-Installation Summary Review the list of components to be installed.

Click Install.

Launch Configuration Manager Launch the Configuration Manager.

The Configuration Manager is located at:


Where host is the host you are installing on and port is the port you specified.

Log in to the Configuration Manager using the user name administrator and the password you specified on the Configuration Manager – Port and Password page.

The Configuration Manager displays a list of all recently installed components. Clicking the link next to each component leads you through the settings you need to configure to complete the installation. See the documentation in the Configuration Manager for more details.

When you have completed all Configuration Manager tasks, return to the installer and click Done.

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