Ant target: CreateWebServerDefinition

CreateWebServerDefinition creates a Web server definition on the WebSphere Application Server node for Web module bindings and Web server plug-in configurations.

For IBM i OS operating systemThe name of the Web server is webserver1, whereas the name of the IHS server is the instance name.

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

Called by




  • The Administrative server must be running to run the ConfigureCommerceServer target and any subtargets.
  • 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).


  • For IBM i OS operating systemSolarisLinuxAIXWC_installdir/bin/ -DinstanceName=instance_name CreateWebServerDefinition
  • WindowsWC_installdir/bin/config_ant.bat -DinstanceName=instance_name CreateWebServerDefinition