Planning the installation

Read all the topics in this section before you begin to install or update any of the product features. Effective planning and an understanding of the key aspects of the installation process helps ensure a successful installation.
Related concepts:
Pre-installation tasks
Scenarios for installing with the Installation Manager GUI
Deploying and installing to the enterprise
Planning what features to install
Planning to install optional software
Extending an existing Eclipse IDE
Help content installation options
Installation Manager overview
Related tasks:
Installing Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software
Installing optional software
Post-installation tasks
Modifying installed product packages
Updating installed product packages
Reverting updates to previous versions
Uninstalling software
Installing Eclipse software from a command line
Installing silently
Creating an installable image from installation files downloaded from Passport Advantage
Pre-installation checklist
Increasing the number of file handles on Linux computers
Mounting a drive