Sun Java System Portal Server 7 Installation Guide


The Sun Java System Portal Server7 Installation Guide explains how to install the Sun Java System Portal Server 7 software.

Who Should Use This Book

This guide is intended for any evaluator, system administrator, or software technician who wants to install the Sun JavaTM System Portal Server 7 software.

This guide assumes that you are familiar with the following:

Before You Read This Book

Before using this book you should be familiar with the following books:

How This Book Is Organized

This guide includes the following chapters:

Chapter 1, Pre Installation Requirements for the Sun Java System Portal Server 7 Softwareprovides an overview of the Portal Server product and describes pre-installation tasks and requirements.

Chapter 2, Installing the Sun Java System Portal Server 7 Softwareprovides installation procedures and information for the Portal Server software.

Chapter 3, Installing and Configuring Mobile Access provides installation and configuration tasks for the Mobile Access component.

Chapter 4, Post Installation Tasks provides post installation tasks for Secure Remote Access.

Chapter 5, Configuring After the Installation provides instructions for using the sample configuration XML file or construct a configuration XML file for the desired portal set up.

Chapter 6, Un-installing Sun Java System Portal Server 7 Software provides instructions for uninstalling the Portal Server 7 software.

Chapter 7, Upgrading to Sun Java System Portal Server 7 provides information for upgrading the Portal Server software.

Related Books

The web site enables you to access Sun technical documentation online. You can browse the archive or search for a specific book title or subject.

In addition, the following resources published for this release of Portal Server might be useful:

Related Third-Party Web Site References

Third-party URLs are referenced in this document and provide additional, related information.

Note –

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Documentation, Support, and Training

Sun Function 




Download PDF and HTML documents, and order printed documents 

Support and Training

Obtain technical support, download patches, and learn about Sun courses 

Typographic Conventions

The following table describes the typographic changes that are used in this book.

Table P–1 Typographic Conventions

Typeface or Symbol 




The names of commands, files, and directories, and onscreen computer output 

Edit your .login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

machine_name% you have mail.


What you type, contrasted with onscreen computer output 

machine_name% su



Placeholder: replace with a real name or value 

The command to remove a file is rm filename.


Book titles, new terms, and terms to be emphasized 

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

Perform a patch analysis.

Do not save the file.

[Note that some emphasized items appear bold online.] 

Shell Prompts in Command Examples

The following table shows the default system prompt and superuser prompt for the C shell, Bourne shell, and Korn shell.

Table P–2 Shell Prompts



C shell prompt 


C shell superuser prompt 


Bourne shell and Korn shell prompt 


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser prompt