Configuring Web and Application Servers

This chapter explains how to configure web and application servers to run WebFOCUS and ReportCaster. If the WebFOCUS installation configured them for you and the verification tool ran successfully, then this chapter is optional. However, you should review it if you need to troubleshoot. In addition, if you are new to Apache Tomcat or WebFOCUS, it is a good idea to review this chapter to understand what was configured.

The term application server is used in this section to refer to a servlet container, J2EE Engine, or application server.

The following abbreviation is used for the drive letter of the ibi directory where you install WebFOCUS components on your system:


Substitute the actual letter on your system when reviewing procedures and examples in this document. Procedures and examples assume default locations and directory names. If you change defaults, substitute accordingly.