IBM AppConnect Tool kit & Server with Linux.

IBM App Connect Enterprise, Version 11.0.0.10 Operating Systems: AIX, Linux, Windows.

IBM Appconnect download page.

Above IBM page will allow you to download ACE for any OS.

Once download copy the file to your local directory which you have write permission.

You have to extract it as described in bellow site for the perposes of single user or multiple user.

https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSTTDS_11.0.0/com.ibm.etools.mft.doc/bh25992_.htm

tar -xzvf ace-11.0.0.n.tar.gz

Accept the liaison without confirmation.

./ace accept license silently

Then bellow url will show how to run the tool.

https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSTTDS_11.0.0/com.ibm.etools.mft.doc/ab00030_.html

This url will show how to start appconnect tool kit for windows or linux.

./ace toolkit

Above command should run from the extracted folder. It will run the appconnect tool kit as follows.

A perspective is a collection of views and editors that you use to complete a specific task, or work with specific types of resource. The two significant perspectives in the IBM App Connect Enterprise Toolkit are the Integration Development perspective for application development, and the Debug perspective for debugging message flows. The first time that you start the IBM App Connect Enterprise Toolkit, the Integration Development perspective is displayed. For more information about perspectives, see IBM App Connect Enterprise Toolkit perspectives.

An editor is a component of the IBM App Connect Enterprise Toolkit that is used to edit or browse the resources that are accessible from the IBM App Connect Enterprise Toolkit. For more information about editors, see Editors.

Resources are the projects, folders, and files that you work with in the IBM App Connect Enterprise Toolkit workspace. By default, these resources are stored with their metadata in the workspace directory in your local file system. For more information about resources, see Resources.

Follow bellow link to learn above everything on this IDE.

https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSTTDS_11.0.0/com.ibm.etools.mft.doc/ab00031_.html

Further go deep on the concept of IBM integration bus and App Connect Tool kit.

Running the App Connect Integration Server with docker.

In above step we consider running the development tool kit with the Appconnect server.

But we are capable to install only Appconnect server using docker also.

use following site give full instruction for docker based server.

This repository contains some Dockerfiles and some scripts which demonstrate a way in which you might run IBM App Connect Enterprise in a Docker container.

To run a container using this image with default configuration and these settings:

  • ACE server name ACESERVER
  • listener for ACE web ui on port 7600
  • listener for ACE HTTP on port 7600 run the following command:
docker run --name aceserver -p 7600:7600 -p 7800:7800 -p 7843:7843  --env LICENSE=accept --env ACE_SERVER_NAME=ACESERVER ibmcom/ace:latest

Then It is possible to access from web browser.

Stop the server.

docker stop aceserver

IBM AppConnect Tool kit and if you want only server using docker can be installed as described above.

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