Ant target: PrepareDeployment

PrepareDeployment performs various configuration actions, such as copying and updating the loader utility configuration files, before the instance is created.

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

Called by


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