How to install WebSphere Application Server on Linux using a GUI

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IBM Installation Manager is used to install WebSphere Application Server. If you have not installed IBM Installation Manager, install IBM Installation Manager

There are multiple ways to install WebSphere Application Server:


Add a repository to Installation Manager that contains WebSphere Application Server.

Launch IBM Installation Manager.

~]# /opt/IBM/InstallationManager/eclipse/launcher


Select Install.


Check IBM WebSphere Application Server for Developers (ILAN) and select Next.


Select the packages you want to install and select Next.


Check I accept the terms in the license agreement and select Next.


Select Next.


Select Next.


Select Next.


Select Next.


Select Install.


After installation, ensure Profile Management Tool to create profile is selected and click Finish. Then, create a new profile.


The version info command can be used to verify that the application server was successfully installed.

~]# /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/bin/
. . .
Installed Product
Name              IBM WebSphere Application Server
ID                Base
. . .


After the application server is installed, you will create a profile.


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November 1st, 2018 by Praveen
You have installed IBM WAS but the output of is showing IBM WAS

November 1st, 2018 by Jeremy (moderator)
Good catch Praveen. I have updated the output of to show version