This IBM Redbook provides the knowledge needed to implement WebSphere Application Server V5.0, Network Deployment runtime environment, to package and deploy Web applications, and to perform ongoing management of the WebSphere environment.
It is one in a series of handbooks, designed to give you in-depth information on the entire range of WebSphere Application Server products.
This book provides an overview of the architecture, topology options, and new features of WebSphere Application Server Version 5 and WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment Version 5.
It takes you through the installation steps needed to install each topology. Platform-specific chapters are included for installation on Windows, AIX, and Solaris.
The book then takes you through the process of configuring WebSphere Application Server. It is organized in the same manner as the WebSphere administrative console. It also includes information on packaging and deploying applications. It concludes with information on troubleshooting runtime problems.