Custom installation components

This section provides a description of each component you can choose to install when performing a custom installation and restrictions when selecting any of these components in the installation wizard. Review the descriptions in this section to help you decide which components you need to install.
When you perform a custom installation, each of the following components can be installed on separate nodes:
WebSphere Commerce Server

This component provides all of the functionality of WebSphere Commerce except for WebSphere Commerce Payments.

Selecting this component installs the following subcomponents on the node:
  • WebSphere Application Server
  • WebSphere Commerce Server
  • WebSphere Commerce information center
  • WebSphere Commerce starter stores
  • Deprecated featureWebSphere Commerce Payments
Remote WebSphere Commerce Management Utilities

This component allows you to create instances and configure WebSphere Commerce and WebSphere Commerce Payments from a node remote from both the WebSphere Commerce and WebSphere Commerce Payments nodes.

WebSphere Commerce information center

The WebSphere Commerce information center is a subcomponent of the WebSphere Commerce Server. Selecting this component installs context-sensitive help in American English (en_US) only.

SolarisLinuxWindowsAIXDB2 database
SolarisLinuxWindowsAIXSelecting this component allows you to install and configure DB2 database server and the DB2 Data Server Client. Select the DB2 database server if you are installing the database on the local machine, or select the DB2 Data Server Client if your database server is remote.

Selecting to install DB2 database server automatically installs the database and the client.

When configuring WebSphere Commerce with a remote database, you must select to install the DB2 Data Server Client on the WebSphere Commerce node.

SolarisLinuxWindowsAIXIBM HTTP Server
SolarisLinuxWindowsAIXSelecting this component installs and configures IBM HTTP Server Version 7.0. It does not install any other versions of IBM HTTP Server supported by WebSphere Commerce. It also installs the WebSphere Application Server plug-in for IBM HTTP Server.
WebSphere Application Server web server plug-in for IBM HTTP Server
This option is only available if IBM HTTP Server is detected on the system and the WebSphere Application Server web server plug-in for IBM HTTP Server is not detected.

Selecting this component installs the WebSphere Application Server web server plug-in for IBM HTTP Server.