Developing ZIETrans applications for Web Sphere Application Server Liberty Porfile

You can create ZIETrans applications within Rational SDP targeted for WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile by following the steps below:

  1. On the Rational SDP menu bar, click Window > Preferences.
  2. In the left panel, expand Server.
  3. Click Runtime Environments.
  4. In the Server Runtime Environments panel, click Add.
  5. In the New Server Runtime Environment dialog, expand the IBM folder.
  6. Select WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile.
  7. Optional: You can test your Liberty Profile application within the Rational SDP local test environment using the Run on Server, Debug on Server, and Profile on Server functions. Select the Create a new local server box to create a new Liberty Profile server on your workspace Servers tab.
  8. Click Next to go to the panel where you point to your local Liberty Profile server. Click the Choose an existing installation radio button and enter the location where you have WebSphere Application Server Liberty Profile installed in the Path field.
    Note: If you do not have installed a Liberty Profile server installed, you can install one directly from the New Server Runtime Environment dialog box. The steps are listed below.
    1. Click the Install from an archive or repository radio button.
    2. Click Next to go to the Install Runtime Environment panel.
    3. Enter a path such as C:\Liberty in the Enter the destination path field.
    4. Click the Download and install a new runtime environment from ibm.com radio button and select IBM WebSphere Liberty Repository in the drop down menu.
    5. Select one of the WAS Liberty servers listed that include the runtime features, such as WAS Liberty V8.5.5.7 Runtime, and click Next.
    6. Choose any additional bundles you want on the Install Additional Content panel and click Next.
    7. Accept the terms of the licensing agreement and click Finish.
  9. Click Finish.
  10. Click OK to close the Preferences panel.