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Pinned topic Trouble installing Websphere 6.1 on Red Hat Enterprise 5.2

‏2009-04-20T17:35:41Z |
I'm trying to install Websphere 6.1 on Red Hat Enterprise 5.2 to simulate a customer's environment. I'm able to open the installation Launcher, but it won't bring up the Application Server install if I hit the link. When I shut the window, it tells me that it can't find a supported browser, even though Firefox 3 is installed and working. I've tried running the install.sh file by itself (both in the GUI and in a terminal window), but nothing happens.

I've gone through the Websphere prerequisite lists and it appears that I have all of the Linux packages installed.
Updated on 2010-03-16T16:54:29Z at 2010-03-16T16:54:29Z by SystemAdmin
  • ishields
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    Re: Trouble installing Websphere 6.1 on Red Hat Enterprise 5.2

    ‏2009-04-21T13:35:46Z  in response to SystemAdmin
    Check out the WebSphere Application Server detailed system requirements.

    What installation media are you using? If you downloaded and unpacked on a Windows system you may not have execute permission on some shell scripts that are used during installation.

    Also check out the WebSphere Application Server forum.

    Ian Shields
    • SystemAdmin
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      Re: Trouble installing Websphere 6.1 on Red Hat Enterprise 5.2

      ‏2009-04-21T14:04:59Z  in response to ishields
      I unpacked the Websphere ISO image directly on the Red Hat machine. No Windows machines were involved.

      Thanks for the other forum link. I'll take the question there to see if they have any other insight.
  • IRK
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    Re: Trouble installing Websphere 6.1 on Red Hat Enterprise 5.2

    ‏2010-03-16T02:53:07Z  in response to SystemAdmin
    I am getting the same issue and install did not start, have you figured out what was the issue?,can you please share this with me
    Thanks
    Ismail
    • ishields
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      Re: Trouble installing Websphere 6.1 on Red Hat Enterprise 5.2

      ‏2010-03-16T03:13:37Z  in response to IRK
      If you follow the link to the other forum I suggested in an earlier reply you'll probably find the answer (http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/forums/thread.jspa?messageID=14243574&#14243574).

      Ian Shields

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      Updated on 2010-03-16T03:13:37Z at 2010-03-16T03:13:37Z by ishields
  • SystemAdmin
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    Re: Trouble installing Websphere 6.1 on Red Hat Enterprise 5.2

    ‏2010-03-16T16:47:09Z  in response to SystemAdmin
    Yes, access this URL for the information: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/forums/thread.jspa?messageID=14243574&#14243574

    Making an edit with the admin on 3/16/2010 without adding "edited by" text

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    Updated on 2010-03-16T16:47:09Z at 2010-03-16T16:47:09Z by SystemAdmin
  • 27B9_Qiang_Gao
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    Re: Trouble installing Websphere 6.1 on Red Hat Enterprise 5.2

    ‏2013-06-06T18:54:26Z  in response to SystemAdmin

    I had similar problem with CentOS 5.9, can't find browser, while it does have firefox 10 installed. Modified launchpad/browser.sh, added this line and the it worked. Or you choose to hard code the browser location in this script.

    supportedFirefoxVersion()
    {
            case "$*" in

    ...
                *Firefox\ 1[0-9].*) return 1;;

    ...