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Wednesday, 14 May 2014

updating IBM Installation Manger for WebSphere Application Server on Windows

Follow  the steps to update IBM Installation Manager(IM) on windows:
                 If u want to watch this process, click on below link
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 Check my previous article for installation of IBM Installation Manager
   
1.First, Check which Installation Manager(IM)version is installed in your box.
    In my article I installed IM 1.6.2 version. Now I will update IM 1.6.2 to IM 1.7.
   check the version by using below procedure
             Open Installation Manager.
              Help-------> click on About IBM Installation Manager.
    
 In this  article, I downloaded latest IM pack which is based on my system configuration. So,  download IBMIM pack based on your system configuration like window 32 bit & 64 bit.
                           I am using  windows 7 64 bit. IM pack software comes like this
                          com.ibm.cic.agent.offering_1.7.0.20130828_2012.zip
2.unzip this zip file.
3.Open the Installation Manager by using IBMIM command for admin and launcher for user.

4.Now  follow the steps to update IBM Installation Manager.
     a)Add the repository to update IM. Follow the steps to add repository file.
        File------->References-------->Add repository-------->click on browse
             select repository file from IBM installation Manager pack (i.e. com.ibm.cic.agent.offering_1.7.0.20130828_2012 folder which is downloaded).

     b)select the "search for Installation Manager updates" check box. To select this check box follow the steps
         File------->Preferences--------> click on updates-------->Then select the "search for Installation Manager updates" check box.

      c) click on update.

      d)It will ask to update. So, click on "yes".

      e)After completing this process, click on ok to restart IBMIM.

5)Now check the IBMIM version. That's it.
           Help-------> click on About IBM Installation Manager.





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