Passport Advantage

Major releases such as Version, Release, and Modification are available on Passport Advantage.

On Passport Advantage, each product is available as a stand-alone eAssembly or package. All compatible components that are required to install a product are bundled in an eAssembly.

In all Emptoris products, few components are common across the eAssemblies. See the Common Download Components across Applications topic to know about the common components.

Download options

The Passport Advantage portal provides different download options that are based on the type of installation that you are planning. The following images illustrate the available options.
Figure 1. Options in Passport Advantage: Select Criteria
Options in Passport Advantage: Select Criteria
Figure 2. Options in Passport Advantage
Options in Passport Advantage

Product eAssembly and Components

Each product is available on Passport Advantage as an eAssembly. An eAssembly contains the components that are required to install a product. In the following figure, the eAssembly of a product is displayed in bold and one of the components is highlighted to show the distinction.
Figure 3. Assembly Components
Assembly Components

Though downloading individual components is possible, downloading a complete eAssembly provides all compatible components. If you have the latest version of one of the components already, it is best to check whether it is compatible to work with IBM Emptoris products.