WA1359 Lab Setup Guide Checklist Machines must meet the minimum hardware requirements stated in the WA1359 Lab Setup Guide, most notably: Minimum of 1 GB of RAM Network connectivity Each machine in the LAN should have a unique host name. Each machine must have a static host name (and preferably a static IP address). Reformatted hard drive and freshly installed minimum base software: Windows 2000 SP4 or Windows XP SP2 WinZip 8.0 (or higher) Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 (or higher) Netscape 7 (or higher) OR Internet Explorer 6.0 (or higher) Clicked the link IBM DB2 V8.2 Express Edition to download the DB2 setup instructions. Installed DB2 v8.2 Express Edition per the DB2 setup instructions. Make sure it was not ghosted. Confirmed a wasadmin user was created as a result of installing DB2 and that the wasadmin user has local admin rights to the machine. wasadmin should also have the following local security policies in place: Act as part of the operating system Log on as a service Logged off and back on as wasadmin, since this is the account the users will be using in class. Clicked the link IBM WebSphere Application Server V6.0 to download the WAS6 setup instructions. Installed WebSphere Application Server v6, IBM HTTP Server v6, and the WebSphere Web Server Plugin per the WAS 6 setup instructions. Make sure it was not ghosted. Clicked the link Rational Application Developer 6 to download the RAD6 setup instructions. Installed Rational Application Developer 6 per the RAD6 setup instructions. Make sure it was not ghosted. Clicked the link http://www.webagesolutions.com/download/MSWebStressTool.exe, entered access2 for both the username and the password, and downloaded the Microsoft Web Application Stress Tool. Installed the Microsoft Web Application Stress Tool using the default options. Clicked the link http://www.webagesolutions.com/publicdownload/heapdiff. Downloaded HeapDiff (i.e., HeapDiff.exe) to the C drive. Verified that there are no security profiles in place that will cause the wasadmin user to lose admin rights. Copied WA1359-REL_x_y-Supporting.zip to C drive and unzipped file to root of C drive, where x_y represents the version number (e.g., WA1327-REL_4_0- Supporting.zip). Will cause a directory called C:\LabFiles to be created. Opened C:\LabFiles \create-business-database.db2.cmd file with Notepad to make sure it hasn’t been corrupted by a virus scan.