How to install IBM Installation Manager on Linux

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Download Installation Manager from IBM Fix Central. Let's say that agent.installer.linux.gtk.x86_64_1.8.5000.20160506_1125.zip is downloaded. Make a directory for Installation Manager.

~]# mkdir /opt/IM

 

Unzip the package. This probably will need to be done as root, to prevent Permission Denied errors. The -d option is used to unzip the package to the /opt/IM directory. IM is short for Installation Manager.

~]# unzip agent.installer.linux.gtk.x86_64_1.8.5000.20160506_1125.zip -d /opt/IM

 

Use the installc command to install Installation Manager as admin. When installed as admin, only users that have admin priviledges will be allowed to use Installation Manager. In this example, Installation Manager is installed at /opt/IBM/InstallationManager/.

~]# cd /opt/IM
~]# ./installc -acceptLicense -showProgress

 

Use the userinstc command to install Installation Manager as non-admin user. When installed as a non-admin user, only the user that installed Installation Manager will be allowed to use Installation Manager. In this example, Installation Manager is installed at /opt/IBM/InstallationManager/.

~]# cd /opt/IM
~]# ./userinstc -acceptLicense

 



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