Review and follow steps 1 and 2 from the ArcIMS Installation Guide on the DVD. These two steps ensure that the system meets the minimum requirements and assist in planning the ArcIMS site configuration. To open the ArcIMS Installation Guide, launch the DVD menu and click 'ArcIMS Installation Guide'.
ArcIMS 3.1, 4.0, 4.0.1 or 9.0 must be uninstalled to install ArcIMS 9.1. The setup program for ArcIMS 9.1 on Windows prompts for the removal of previously installed versions.
If ArcIMS components are distributed among several computers, it is recommended the uninstall program be manually run on each computer.
A supported Web server and Servlet Engine must be properly installed and configured before running the setup program for ArcIMS 9.1.
Click J2SDK 1.4.2_06 to download Sun Java 2 SDK, Standard Edition, version 1.4.2_06.
Click 'Download J2SDK'.
Accept the license agreement.
Click the download link for the Windows Offline Installation Multi-Language. The file j2sdk-1_4_2_06-windows-i586-p.exe is downloaded.
Run the program after it has finished downloading.
Accept all of the default installation options, unless changes are required.
Install Weblogic 7.0 Advanced Server.
Run the BEA setup program to install WebLogic 7.0.
At the 'Welcome' screen, click Next.
Accept the License Agreement and click Next.
Specify an existing or create a new BEA home directory; for example, C:\bea.
Specify a Typical installation, click Next.
Specify an existing or create a new storage directory for download archives; for example, C:\WeblogicStorage.
Specify if a proxy server will be used to access the Internet. Click Next.
After downloading the archives, specify an existing or create a new default product installation directory; for example, C:\bea\weblogic700. Click Next.
At the end of the installation, ensure that the 'Quick Start' box is selected then close the installer window by clicking 'Done'. This will load the Quickstart program.
On the Quickstart page, click on the 'Configure a New Server' link.
At the 'Choose Domain Type and Name' screen, select 'WLS Domain' template and enter the name for the domain; for example, esri. Click Next.
At the 'Choose Server Type' screen, select 'Single Server (Standalone Server)' and click Next.
Accept the default for the domain directory. Click Next.
From the 'Configure Standalone/Administrative Server' screen, enter the server name and change the Server Listen Port to 80.
From the 'Create Administrator User' screen, enter a username and password for the administrator account and click Next. This information will be used later.
Click Yes to the question 'Do you want to install this server as a Windows service?'. Click Next.
Click No to the question 'Do you want to install this server in the Windows Start Menu?'. Click Next.
Verify that the configuration parameters have been set correctly. If satisfied, click Create.
On the 'Configuration Wizard Complete' panel, click Done.
Configure Weblogic 7.0.
Navigate to the C:\bea\user_projects\esri directory and double-click the StartWebLogic.cmd file.
This will get the server up and running. Enter the administrative username and password that you set in the installation here. It may take a few minutes for the server to boot itself up completely.
Navigate to the C:\bea\user_projects\esri\applications\DefaultWebApp\WEB-INF directory and create a folder called classes.
In the WEB-INF directory, open web.xml in a text editor. Add the following text under <web-app>:
Open a Web browser and navigate to http://<localhost>/console.
This will load the administration console. Log in with the administrator username and password again.
In the left-hand panel, click Deployments, then Web Applications to expand it.
In the right-hand panel, click the Files tab and check the box labled Index Directories. Click Apply when finished.
In the left-hand panel, click Servers to expand it.
Click the name of the server; for example, esriweblogic.
In the right-hand panel, click the Compilers tab under the Configuration tab.
Set the Java Compiler field to point to the javac.exe file located in your JDK home directory, for example, <drive>:\j2sdk1.4.2\bin\javac.exe.
Set the Append to Classpath field to point to the rt.jar file located in the JRE folder that, by default, is installed in the Program Files directory, for example, <drive>:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.4.2\lib\rt.jar.
Click Apply when finished.
WebLogic installs with JDK 1.3.1_03, but that version of Java is not recommended for use with ArcIMS.
Close the window and begin installing ArcIMS.
Install ArcIMS 9.1 from the installation CD. Refer to the ArcIMS Installation Guide, Step 3a.
To configure ArcIMS 9.1 with Weblogic 7.0 Advanced Server, run the ArcIMS Post Installation.
Select Typical as the Post Installation option.
On the dialog to select the Web site and Output directories, navigate to the following path: <Bea WebLogic Installation Directory>\user_projects\esridomain\apps\DefaultWebApp
On the Web Server-Servlet Engine Configuration panel, select 'I will manually configure my Web server / servlet engine'.
Configure Weblogic 7.0 for ArcIMS.
Copy the following items for the <ArcIMS Installation Directory>/Connectors/Servlet to <WebLogic Installation Directory>/user_projects/esri/applications/DefaultWebApp/WEB-INF/classes:
Verify the Web server protocol and Web server name are correct, including the domain and port number. The default is port 80.
On Windows XP/2003 machines, Internet Explorer sometimes does not show the hostname and port number. If this is the case, right-click near the top of the window and select 'Allow Blocked Content'.
Test both components. The result for Test 1 should be:
IMS v9.1.0 Build_Number=1084.1931 Version=9.1.0 Test successful
The result for Test 2 should be:
Version=9.1.0 Build_Number=1084.2174 Test successful
If these tests are successful, the ArcIMS Application Server and ArcIMS Servlet Connector are configured correctly. If an error message is received, select the error number from the dropdown list and click View. The error number and a description displays. Follow the instructions in the description to fix the problem and then try the Diagnostics tool again.
See the ArcIMS 9.1 Installation Guide, Step 5; 'Configure ArcIMS' to finish setting up ArcIMS.
Last Modified: 8/3/2016
Article ID: 000007939
Software: More Products Legacy Products ArcIMS 9.1