WAS has a very specific directory structure that matches many of the concepts we previously discussed. Because the directory structure is standardized, it makes it easy for you to find the information you need by traversing the directories.
Our starting point is always what is referred to in IBM documentation as the WebSphere Directory. This is actually the directory, called
appserver, where WAS is installed.
In a standard Linux install, this directory is found at:
In a standard Windows install, we strongly recommend modifying the default path on install from:
c:\program files(x86)\ibm\websphere\appserver to instead be