Date Created: Thu 07-Jul-2011

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Upgrading IBM Installation Manager for WAS 8 trials


Use this method to install trials for WAS 8 using a similar process to the official product installation process.

Get download from : https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24027021#downloads


once on server, decompress

./install




Accept License and click Next



Review path and clink Next



Click Install




http://www-947.ibm.com/support/entry/portal/Downloads/Software/Rational/IBM_Installation_Manager


















install and then you can follow this process to install WAS 8 trial


Click Restart Installation Manager

Once workbench has loaded, we need to set the repository location for WAS 8 trial or WAS 8 Developer trial





Click Add Repository

You can choose two trials:

http://www.ibm.com/software/repositorymanager/V8WASBASETrial
http://www.ibm.com/software/repositorymanager/V8WASDeveloperILAN

I have chosen the V8WASBASETrial



Click OK


You will be prompted to an IBM user ID, you may need to register if you do not have one already.



Click OK and once the repository has been set, click OK again to close the preferences screen.



Once you have returned to the main workbench , click Update to upgrade



The IBM Installation Manager will then verify the repository




Follow process to install the WAS 8 trial. Or search this site for a later document that explains in more detail, the WAS 8 trial installation step, but step

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