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How to install IBM Installation Manager 1.8 on Linux

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IBM Installation Manager (IBM IM) is required to install IBM WAS 8.x ND.

In this article, I have listed the steps to install IBM IM 1.8 on Linux OS. There are three parts overall – Download, Install & Verify.

Download IBM IM 1.8

  • Click on below link to download the IBM IM
http://www-933.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/downloadFixes?parent=ibm~Rational&product=ibm/Rational/IBM+Installation+Manager&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=1.8.2.0-IBMIM-LINUX-X86_64-20150303_1526&includeRequisites=1&includeSupersedes=0&downloadMethod=http

ibm-im-18-download

Once downloaded, you should have agent.installer.linux.gtk.x86_64_1.8.2000.20150303_1526.zip

Install IBM IM 1.8

  • Go to folder where you have downloaded the package
[root@localhost IBM]# ls -ltr
total 162160
-rw-r--r--. 1 root root 166050912 Mar 28 05:06 agent.installer.linux.gtk.x86_64_1.8.2000.20150303_1526.zip
[root@localhost IBM]#
  • unzip the downloaded zip file using unzip command
[root@localhost IBM]# unzip agent.installer.linux.gtk.x86_64_1.8.2000.20150303_1526.zip
[root@localhost IBM]#
  • Execute install command
[root@localhost IBM]# ./install
  • Click on next on the following screen

ibmim-install-18

  • Accept the license agreement and click Next

ibm-im-license-accept

  •  By default, it will install under /opt/IBM however if you wish you can change the installation path by clicking on Browse

ibmim-directory

  • Click on Install on review summary window

ibm-im-install-summary

It will take few minutes and at the end you will have installation confirmation window as below

Verify IBM IM 1.8 Installation

Click on Restart Installation Manager and you will have IBM Installation Manager 1.8 opened.

ibm-im-home

That’s all for today. Hope it helps you in installing IBM IM 1.8 on Linux.

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