Before you start the installation
Before you start the installation, make sure that you meet the minimum system requirements.
The most up-to-date information about supported hardware, software, browsers, and operating systems is provided by the IBM® Software Product Compatibility Reports available in the following location: https://www.ibm.com/software/reports/compatibility/clarity/index.html
On UNIX systems, you can run the installer as any user with read, write, and run permissions to the target directory. Netcool®/Impact does not require root user access. It is recommended to run the installer as a non-root user.
Before installing Impact on AIX, Linux, Solaris, or zLinux systems, you must install
On Windows systems, the user ID that is used for the installation must have administrator permissions to be able to create a Windows Service entry.
locale-ato view all available options. For example, if installing on a Japanese system, set the locale using the following command:
The install will fail if
ja_JP is used instead of
For details about what Impact version is compatible with Web GUI, see: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/netcoolomnibus/8.1?topic=upgrade-web-gui-installation-prerequisites