If you or your organisation require support in architecture, performance tuning, automation or simply advice, then please contact me via my support site and request a conversation, where we can discuss your requirement. About Steve Steve is a seasoned passionate technology professional, strategist and leader. An expert in technical communications, and adept in almost all.. read more →

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Hi, I am Steve Robinson, an independent IBM WAS (WebSphere Application Server) migration expert. IBM WebSphere Application Server version 8..x.x.x (WAS 8, WAS 8.5, WAS 8.5.5, WAS 8.5.5.x) versions have been available for a while now, and so organizations are now evaluating whether to migrate their WAS 7 application servers and applications to the newest.. read more →

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Migration from IBM WAS 7.0 to WAS 8 Here is a small guide, I wrote a few years back for the WebSphere User Group about WAS 7 migration. If you’re looking for advice on how to migrate to WAS 8, WAS 8.5, or WAS 8.5.5 then feel free to contact me via my support site… read more →

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Middleware Consulting & Architecture If you or your organisation require support in architecture, performance tuning, automation or simply advice, then please contact me via my support site and request a conversation, where we can discuss your requirement. About Steve Steve is a seasoned passionate technology professional, strategist and leader. An expert in technical communications, and adept.. read more →

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Below is a glossary of terms which serves to clarify some of the product names and tags that people often interchange. So I have added this table to clear any misunderstandings about Liberty Core/Runtime, Liberty Profile Vs WAS Base and WAS ND. Term Description WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Base IBM WebSphere Application Server offers options.. read more →

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Middleware Consulting If you or your organisation require support in architecture, performance tuning, automation or simply advice, then please contact me via my support site and request a conversation, where we can discuss your requirement. About Steve Steve is a seasoned passionate technology professional, strategist and leader. An expert in technical communications, and adept in.. read more →

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Error when running an imcl command to apply an iFix to WAS 8.5.5.x For example, we are using the imcl command as follows:

 Error:

 Solution:  Install an appropriate Fix Pack level. In this case, the Interim Fix required Fix Pack 8.5.5.2 to 8.5.5.4 to be applied before this iFix can be applied. read more →

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You are getting a Jython error in your complex WAS Jython script, is contains exceptions.AttributeError instance at

The reason is usually that you have not declared a variable that is required in your function/class For example:

Solution was to declare an instance variable, which had not been declared, yet we were testing it in.. read more →

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Error:

Exit status= 103 Solution: Start the application server or Deployment manager or node as wsadmin.sh cannot manage using AdminTask unless the server is running. below is the script I was running for example a command-line help command (getHelp.sh) which interrogates help for a specific AdminTask command.

Result now that Deployment Manager has started… read more →

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WASX7018E: Language “Jython” is not registered to BSF. Solution:  Change -lang Jython to lowercase ie -lang jython For example: /var/apps/was7/profiles/WASND7_01_dmgrProf/bin/wsadmin.sh -username wasadmin -password wasadmin -lang jython -c “print AdminTask.help(‘createCluster’);” read more →

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