Preparing for a WebSphere Commerce installation

Before you can install WebSphere Commerce, you must determine your site topology, install the necessary software stack, and perform the necessary system preparations.

Before you begin

To prepare for installation, ensure that you know the following information:
  • The topology that you want to use for this installation of WebSphere Commerce.
  • The software stack components that you want to use, including the application server, database server, and web server.
Ensure that you have the necessary software.