Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Update 1 Upgrade Guide for Microsoft Windows

Upgrading Release 5 Web Server

This section discusses considerations that impact the upgrade procedure for Web Server, followed by a description of the procedure itself.

Upgrade Considerations

The upgrade of Web Server software to Java ES Release 5U1 takes into account the following considerations:

Table 5–4 Patches to Upgrade Web Server on Windows


Patch ID [Patch revision numbers are the minimum required for upgrade to Release 5U1. If newer revisions become available, use the newer ones instead of those shown in the table.]

Web Server core 


Web Server localization 

The localized patch files are delivered within the core patch. 

Upgrade Procedure

The procedure documented below applies to Web Server instances residing locally on the computer where the upgrade is taking place.

ProcedureTo Upgrade Web Server to Java ES 5 Update 1

  1. Log in as administrator.

  2. Shut down the Release 5 Web Server instances and the administration server.

    1. Choose Start > Sun Java Enterprise System 5 > Web Server 7.0 > Administration Console.

      The Web Server 7.0 Administration Server Login page appears.

    2. Type the User Name and Password, then click OK.

      The Web Server 7.0 Administration Server page appears.

    3. Select a Server from the drop down list, and click Manage.

      The Server Manager page appears.

    4. Click Server Off.

      Using the Command-Line Interface:

      • Change to WebServer-base\admin-server\bin.

      • Run the stopserv.bat command to stop the Web Server processes.

        The Web Server stops and a confirmation dialog box appears.

    5. To stop the Web Server instance, change to WebServer-base\https-hostName.domainName\bin.

    6. Run the stopserv.bat command.

  3. Make sure you have upgraded any Java ES components upon which Web Server has hard upgrade dependencies (see Upgrade Web Server Dependencies.

  4. Obtain the required Web Server Release 5U1 upgrade patches, based on Table 5–4.

    To obtain the patch, see Accessing Java ES Patches. Patches can be downloaded to \workingDirectory.

  5. Install the patch.

    Installation is generally performed by running patch-id.exe, however, be sure to consult the README.patch-id file in the patch directory for installation instructions.

    Note –

    If you are prompted to restart the system, select No. Wait till the patch installation process is completed and then restart and re-login as the same user to complete the patch installation.

  6. Verify the patch log file.

    The log file is found at: %TEMP%\SUNJAVAES_<patch-id>.log

  7. Verify the patch installation with the utility ListJavaESPatches.exe.

    Run ListJavaESPatches.exe and check that the output includes the patch id of the patch that you have installed in Step 5. For more information, see Identifying Installed Java ES Patches.

  8. Start the Release 5U1 Web Server instances and the administration server.