Ant target: CheckWASServerStarted

CheckWASServerStarted checks if the WebSphere Application Server admin server process (server1) is running.

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 systemAIXLinuxWC_installdir/bin/ -DinstanceName=instance_name CheckWASServerStarted
  • WindowsWC_installdir/bin/config_ant.bat -DinstanceName=instance_name CheckWASServerStarted