Determining the number of IBM® WebSphere® Application Server nodes to install

The IBM® Connections installation wizard creates server instances that require each node to have an application server. Have in place the hardware you need to install IBM® WebSphere® Application Server on the Deployment Manager and the nodes you are setting up for an IBM® Connections cluster.

About this task

Determine the deployment option and the number of systems you need for your deployment. For more information, see Deployment options.
  • Deployment Manager and one node on the same system
    Note: You can deploy one node on the same system as the DM but you must use separate systems for all other nodes in a cluster.
  • Deployment Manager and nodes on separate systems