IDS Setup program not working on Windows
If you download and unzip the Windows platform version of IDS you'll see a directory structure like this:
binstallclusteritiifJRELAPLIThe binstall directory should be ignored, the setup program in there does not work with IDS-only bundles. Its presence in the bundle is a bug. The correct way to install IDS is to run iif/setup.exe.
Where to download the Informix Client Software Development Kit
The Informix CSDK is not included with the IIUG bundle but is free to download from IBM. You can find it from the IBM website by searching for:
informix client software development kit downloadAt the time of writing the download link is: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/download/product.jsp?id=MCOS-5KCLJH&s=z&cat=&S_TACT=TrialsAndBetas&S_CMP - if this link doesn't work at some time in the future please let me know.
Where to download Informix JDBC drivers
Informix JDBC drivers are free to download from here: http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/download/product.jsp?id=MCOS-5MKKAB&s=z&cat=&S_TACT=%26amp%3BS_CMP%3D&S_CMP=
Use the latest where possible.
Thanks Bill64Bits for reminding me about these issues.