Ant target: CreateHTTPService

If you are using a local IBM HTTP Server, the instance creation process creates a Windows service to start and stop the IBM HTTP Server configuration that is associated with that instance. CreateHTTPService creates the service that starts and stops the IBM HTTP Server configuration.

Important: This Ant target is to be used only as a part of WebSphere Commerce instance creation.

Called by



The file must exist for this Ant target to work. For information about generating the properties file, see Ant targets.

Required parameters

The name of the WebSphere Commerce instance with which you are working (for example, demo).


  • WindowsWC_installdir/bin/config_ant.bat -DinstanceName=instance_name CreateHTTPService