Manually installing automatic updates

IBM® provides updates regularly. By default, updates are automatically downloaded and installed on your system. However, you can install an update at a time other than the preconfigured schedule.

About this task

The system retrieves the new updates from IBM Fix Central ( This might take an extended period. When complete, new updates are listed on the Updates window.


  1. On the navigation menu ( Navigation menu icon ), click Admin.
  2. In the System Configuration section, click Auto Update.
  3. Click Check for Updates.
  4. Optional: If you want to install specific updates, select the updates that you want to schedule.
  5. From the Install list, select the type of update you want to install.