Getting started with websphere-liberty

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This section provides an overview of what websphere-liberty is, and why a developer might want to use it.

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Installation and Setup

Download:
To set up WebSphere Liberty, download the latest zip from WASdev.net.


Layout:
Once you have the zip, extract it to any location on your file system. The basic layout of a Liberty install is the following:

wlp/                # WLP_INSTALL_DIR
  bin/              # location of scripts such as 'server'
  dev/              # developer resources (APIs, SPIs, and tools)
  etc/              # global customizations (server.env or jvm.options)
  lib/              # platform runtime environment
  usr/              # user directory
    servers/        # servers directory
      server_name   # directory containing all information for a given server
        server.xml  # (required) primary server configuration file
        apps/       # server applications folder
        dropins/    # server dropin applications folder
        logs/       # server log files
 

Detailed layout information: Directory locations and properties


Creating, starting, and stopping a server:

ActionCommand
Create a serverserver create myServer
Start a serverserver start myServer
Stop a serverserver stop myServer

Note: The server script is located at: $WLP_INSTALL_DIR/bin/server

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