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Use the graphical user interface to create profiles

Use the graphical user interface (GUI), which is provided by the Profile Management Tool plug-in, to create profiles for WebSphere eXtreme Scale. A profile is a set of files that define the runtime environment.

Before you begin

You cannot use the GUI to augment profiles in the following scenarios:

To use the product features, the Profile Management Tool plug-in enables the GUI to assist you in setting up profiles, such as a WebSphere Application Server profile, a deployment manager profile, a cell profile, and a custom profile. You can augment profiles during or after the installation of WebSphere eXtreme Scale.


Use the Profile Management Tool GUI to create profiles. Choose one of the following options to start the wizard:

What to do next

You can create additional profiles or augment existing profiles.

To restart the Profile Management tool, run the ./ command from the was_root/bin/ProfileManagement directory, or select Profile Management Tool in the First steps console.

Start a catalog service, start containers, and configure TCP ports in the WebSphere Application Server environment. See Configure WebSphere eXtreme Scale with WAS for more information.

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Create and augment profiles for WebSphere eXtreme Scale

Related reference

manageprofiles command


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