Date Created: Fri 04-Mar-2011

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Installing IBM Installation Manager on Linux for WebSphere 8

Download iim.linux.x86_1.4.2000.20100901_0107.zip from http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/download/search.jsp?pn=WebSphere+Application+Server

I have downloaded to /var/apps/was8_beta_iim_install

unzip ./iim.linux.x86_1.4.2000.20100901_0107.zip

-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 63005 May 9 2010 userinstc
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 63005 May 9 2010 userinst
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 63005 May 9 2010 installc
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 63005 May 9 2010 install
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 63005 May 9 2010 groupinstc
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 63005 May 9 2010 groupinst
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 7375 Jul 6 2010 readme_1.4.2.html
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 266168 Aug 31 2010 libcairo-swt.so
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 577 Aug 31 2010 about.html
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 6 Sep 1 2010 features
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 217 Sep 1 2010 user-silent-install.ini
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 163 Sep 1 2010 userinst.ini
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 271 Sep 1 2010 userinstc.ini
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 210 Sep 1 2010 silent-install.ini
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 4495 Sep 1 2010 repository.xml
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 162 Sep 1 2010 repository.config
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 159 Sep 1 2010 install.ini
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 267 Sep 1 2010 installc.ini
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 161 Sep 1 2010 groupinst.ini
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 269 Sep 1 2010 groupinstc.ini
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 125 Sep 1 2010 Offerings
drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 43 Sep 1 2010 jre_5.0.3.sr8a_20080811b
drwxr-xr-x 10 root root 81 Sep 1 2010 documentation
drwxr-xr-x 3 root root 48 Sep 1 2010 configuration
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 73 Sep 1 2010 about_files
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 Sep 1 2010 native
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 66 Sep 1 2010 tools
drwxr-xr-x 14 root root 36864 Sep 1 2010 plugins
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 265 Sep 1 2010 install.xml
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1250 Oct 4 01:43 post-install.xml


run th einstaller in a X Windows GUI, I often use NX client to connect to my Linux Server so I can run X on the actual Server itself. X over the network is very slow.

./install



click Next as above and then accept the License agreement




The default wil lbe to install IIM at the following location

/opt/IBM/InstallationManagerWS_Beta/eclipse

I am install in /var/apps/was_beta_iim as this is where my diskspace is.




Click "Next" to begin the installation



You will be presented with a summary, click install to continue.



Click the "Restart Installation Manager" button to run the IIM



Alternatively you can use

cd
/var/apps/was8_beta_iim/eclipse/

./IBMIM



You can now install WebSphere 8 using the IIM

Search my site for the WebSphere 8 Linux Install document to find out how to install WebSphere 8 Beta using the IIM

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