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WSAD and JDK 1.4

Niral Trivedi
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Joined: Nov 26, 2001
Posts: 46
Hi All,

Can anybody tell me which version of WSAD works with JDK1.4? I am using WSAD 5.1.0 and I was able to change the JRE to 1.4 by going in to Windows->Preferece->Installed JRE. But that will work only at compiler level. Still if I start my local WSAD server, it says its using JRE1.3.1_02. I found some posting saying I can not change it. So, now if I want to upgrade to newer version, will WSAD 5.1.2 work?

Thanks all in advance.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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You are correct that changing the Java version of the server is not supported. RAD 6 (WSAD was renamed RAD) supports Java 1.4.

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johan phoby

Joined: Aug 05, 2005
Posts: 6
WSAD 5.1.2 and WAS 5.1 is also supporting the JDK 1.4
For this go to D:\WAS51\AppServer\java\bin and run "java -version" commnad.
Arulanand Dayalan
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Joined: Aug 10, 2005
Posts: 124
I think u need to migrate the servers also.

Hope this helps you.

Steps to change WSAD5.1.1 environment to point jdk 1.4.1

1) Open Windows Compiler� Java � Preferences �
Select the Compliance and Classifies tab, and set the Compiler
compliance level to 1.4

�2) Then select the Java Installed JREs
Select the last checkbox in the list of Installed JREs. (Selected VM's
location should be C:\Program Files\IBM\WebSphere Studio\Application

Then Click �OK'

Preferences and select the J2EE�3) Open the Windows tab.
On the Server Targeting Support Pane, Select the Enable server
targeting Support radio button.

Then Click �Apply' and �OK'

4) Change the workspace to J2EE perspective.
Under Enterprise Applications, right click your EAR file and select
�TargetServer Modify

5) On Modify Target Server Window, select the Windows Application
Server v5.1 from the dropdown and click �OK'

6) Under Enterprise Applications, right click your EAR file and
�select TargetServer Synchronize.

7) And Click �OK'

8) Delete the existing deployed code in your EJB projects, which are
under the EAR project.

9) Rebuild all the projects and Re-Generate the RMIC code for EJB
10) Start the server. This shouldn't give any errors while starting
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