Adding a new node using WebSphere involves supplying appropriate WebSphere environment informations so that we may scan your server for changes.

Adding

  1. To add an IBM WebSphere node, click the Add Nodes subnavigation button under the Discover heading.

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  2. Select Linux / Unix and then click Manually Add Node.

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  3. The “Add Node” details form will then open and will allow you to specify information about your WebSphere node. Enter the node name and other applicable details.

  4. Under Operating System Family, select “IBM”.

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    This will bring up an additional “Target Operating System” dropdown, where you can select WebSphere.

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  5. Under Connection Type, select “SSH”. This will open up WebSphere fields. Fill the required fields in and click “Create Node” to finish the process.

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    Field Description
    Display Name An alias for the node. Does not need to be the node hostname, but can be.
    Hostname/IP The internet facing hostname/IP address of the node.
    Username The user that you want UpGuard to scan as.
    Port Defaults to port 22.
    Connection Manager Group Can be left as “Default” to have scans performed by our internal SSH connection manager, or changed to the name of another SSH connection manager.
    Profile Name Equivalent to profile on the machine.
    Cell Name The name for the administrative domain managed by a WebSphere Deployment Manager.
    Node Name In WebSphere context these are the logical groupings of application servers on a computer.
    JVM Name UpGuard manages most configurations and settings on the Java Virtual Machine level.

Scanning

With this information properly entered, you should now be ready to scan your machine. Click Continue and you should now see your machine register with UpGuard and begin scanning.

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