Synchronizing and restarting nodes in the cluster

Synchronize the nodes in an IBM® WebSphere® Application Server network deployment.

About this task

Synchronizing nodes in a cluster ensures that the deployment manager has an up-to-date copy of each node's configuration.


  1. Log in to the deployment manager's (the Sametime® System Console) Integrated Solutions Console as the WebSphere administrator.
  2. Stop the deployment manager:
    1. Click System Administration > Deployment manager.
    2. Click the "Configuration" tab.
    3. On the Configuration tab of the deployment manager settings, click Stop.
  3. Now start the deployment manager:
    1. Open a command window and navigate to the was_install_root/profiles/DeploymentManagerName/bin directory.
    2. Run the following command:

      IBM AIX®, or Linux™


      Microsoft™ Windows™

  4. Log in to the Integrated Solutions Console.
  5. Wait until the nodes have all started. Then follow these steps to synchronize all the nodes:
    1. In the deployment manager's Integrated Solutions Console, click System Administration > Nodes.
    2. Select all nodes in the cluster.
    3. Click Full Resynchronize.
  6. Proceed to the next topic for information on restarting the application servers in the cluster.