Install Websphere Message Broker V7 on AIX

Install Websphere Message Broker V7 on AIX:

FTP all the relevant files to your AIX machine, this software includes:

1. Websphere MQ for AIX

2. Websphere Message Broker for AIX

Websphere MQ must first be installed before attempting to install WMB as WMB requires lib files from MQ.

Step 1: Open a command window and extract Websphere MQ, next run: sudo smitty

Step 2: Define the file path location of MQ for AIX: /installs/WebsphereMQ

Step 3: Define the “ALL” software needs to be installed and change the license agreement to “YES”

Step 4: Successful install of Websphere MQ

Install Webphere Message Broker:

Step 1: Open command line and navigate to the messagebroker1_runtime folder

Step 2: Run the following commnad: sudo ./setupaix -console

Step 3: Go through the Broker Wizard and confirm that Broker was installed successfully.

After installation navigate to: /opt/mqsi/7.0/bin

Run the following command: sudo ./ mqsicreatebroker WBRK_DEV -q WMQ_DEV

Confirm that broker has been created successfully.

Confirm that you MQ QueueManager listerner was created and started, if it was not started use the following command:

runmqlsr -t tcp -p 1414 -m WMQ_DEV

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Run the following command to start the broker: sudo ./mqsistart WBRK_DEV

Run the following command to see if broker and QM has started: sudo ./mqsilist

If all this has been done, add a remote broker definition to your Websphere Message Broker Toolkit and also a Remote Queue Manager to your Websphere MQ or Broker Explorer.

Setup Websphere Cast Iron Virtual Appliance

How to setup Websphere Cast Iron Virtual Appliance.

Step 1: Get the iso file for the virtual appliance, the one used for this scenario was: factory-19k-official-5_0_0_6-102.iso

Step 2: Open VM Workstation and create a new virtual appliance, see the steps below:

Step 3: As you can see we have added another Network adapter that is also bridged. Please make sure your VM has not started before you add another Network Adapter, the reason for this is the one Network Adapter is for the Web and the other for the Data.

Step 4: Config the New DVD/CD Settings to the following:

Step 5: Run the virtual appliance and after it has started up the first command to run is: install

Step 6: Enter the value 1 into the console to start the Installation.

Step 7: Select Fresh Install

Step 8: Select yes to confirm that you would like to start a fresh install of the Cast Iron Appliance

Step 9: Press any key to continue

Step 10: Select the option ‘Exit and Reboot’

Step 11: Add your virtual identity to register your appliance. The command looks as follows and fill in your appliance ID where … is specified.

Step 12: After you have registered the virtual appliance you can call the help keyword to see all the relevant keywords.

Step 13: View the two interfaces for the appliance:

Step 14: Log into into the appliance with any browser:

Now you are ready to deploy Cast Iron flows into your virtual appliance.