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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
    [[email protected] 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
    [[email protected] IBM]#
    • unzip the downloaded zip file using unzip command
    [[email protected] IBM]# unzip agent.installer.linux.gtk.x86_64_1.8.2000.20150303_1526.zip
    [[email protected] IBM]#
    • Execute install command
    [[email protected] 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.