Friday, November 12, 2010

How To Set Server Runtime Environment in IBM RAD

What is Server Runtime Environment?

Sever Runtime Environment is a Platform where one can Compile, Run and Test his/her Application in the Application Server.

In this Article we shall learn how to set Server Runtime Environments in IBM RAD 7.5.

Prerequisite: One should have IBM RAD 7.5 installed in his/her machine.

Step1: Open IBM RAD 7.5 and go to Window tab as shown in the screen shot below:
Step2: Go to Window->Preferences as shown in the screen shot below:
Step3: One Window will pop-up
Step4: Go to Server->Runtime Environments in preferences list:

                 Here you will able find list of Server Runtime Environments, One can ADD, Remove or Edit Server Runtime Environments.

          Click on ADD button. One window will Pop-Up.            



Select New Server Runtime Environment as shown in the screen shot below and Click on Next:



Specify the WebSphere Application Server installation directory by clicking Browse… button.



   One can set Server Runtime Environment in same way mentioned above for IBM RAD 6.0, RAD 7.0 and RAD 8.0.


  1. What is the default windows installation directory?

  2. it is not working. it is showing invalid installation directory.

  3. AnonymousMay 26, 2011

    Hi there,
    I've started the WAS 6.1 in debug mode from RAD 7.5, but even if
    it's correctly started, my breakpoints do not get hitted. Although the code that I've breakpointed is executed!!

    Any ideas would be much appreciated.

    Regards Ettore.

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