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Downloading software packages for a single-server installation of IBM FileNet P8 V5.2.1



This document describes how to download the software packages for a single-server installation of IBM FileNet P8 V5.2.1.

Download Description

The Composite Platform Installation Tool installs and configures a full IBM FileNet P8 environment on a single server. This tool requires specific versions of the IBM FileNet P8 components and supporting software. Use the information in this download document to obtain the software packages required by the Composite Platform Installation Tool.


See system requirements for the prerequisite hardware and software information for installing IBM FileNet P8 5.2.1.

Installation Instructions

Click the links below to go to the single-server installation instructions for IBM FileNet P8 5.2.1.

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Download Package

Important The instructions in this download document override the instructions provided in IBM Knowledge Center.

After you download all of the software, you can use the Composite Platform Installation Tool to install the single-server IBM FileNet P8 Platform.

  1. Browse to the Find Downloads and Media page on the IBM Passport Advantage Online website. You must log on to continue.
  2. Select the Find by part number search option under Download finder options.
    Software AIXLinuxWindowsRename existing file to:
    IBM Composite Platform Installation Tool 5.2.1 CN22KENCN22MENCN22LENNA
    IBM FileNet Content Platform Engine 5.2.1 CN211MLCN214MLCN216MLAIX, Linux: ce.tar.gz
    IBM FileNet Content Platform Engine Client 5.2.1 CN220ENCN223ENCN225ENAIX, Linux: cec.tar.gz
    IBM Content Navigator 2.0.3 CN0PSMLCN0PTMLCN0PVMLAIX, Linux: icn.tar
    IBM Tivoli Directory Server 6.3 Client-Server CZK73MLCZK9IMLCZKG4MLAIX, Linux: tds.tar
    IBM DB2 9.7 Restricted License CZL3UMLCZL3UMLCZL3UMLAll platforms:
    IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5 (1 of 3)CIK1QMLCIK1QMLCIK1QML
    IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5 (2 of 3)CIK1RMLCIK1RMLCIK1RML
    IBM WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5 (3 of 3)CIK1SMLCIK1SMLCIK1SML
    IBM Installation Manager 1.6.2 CIK1YMLCIK2GMLCIL0DMLAll platforms:

  3. Browse to Fix Central, and then navigate within the web page by one of the following methods to search for and download the software for your platform, shown in the table below.

    • Click the Select Product tab or the Find Product tab and choose the appropriate values in the product fields. For example, set the Product Selector field value to DB2, the Installed Version to 9.7.*, and the Platform to Windows 64-bit,x86.

    • Enter the "Name" value shown in the table for your platform in the Search Fix Central box at the upper right corner of the Fix Central web page, and then click the arrow to run a search.

    In the results page, click the link that matches what you searched for to download the software.

  4. SoftwareAIXLinuxWindows
    IBM DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 8 DB2-aix64-server-
    Executable: v9.7fp8_aix64_server.tar.gz
    Rename to: db2.tar.gz
    Executable: v9.7fp8_linuxx64_server.tar.gz
    Rename to: db2.tar.gz
    Executable: v9.7fp8_ntx64_server.exe
    Rename to:
    IBM Tivoli Directory Server 6.3 FP24
    Rename to: tdsfp.tar
    Rename to: tdsfp.tar
    Rename to:
    GSKit for Tivoli Directory Server 6.3 (This package is required only for Red Hat Enterprise Linux) NA
    Rename to: tdsgskit.tar
    IBM FileNet Workplace XT ifix1
    Rename to: wpxt.tar.gz
    Rename to: wpxt.tar.gz
    Rename to: WorkplaceXT-
    Copy the .exe file into a folder named "wpxt" and compress the file to


    • After you download the executable file, rename it to match your platform: For example, on Windows; db2.tar.gz on AIX or Linux.

    • On some Windows machines, the file extensions might be hidden by default. In that case, open Windows Explorer and choose Organize > Folder and search options. In the Folder Options dialog box, click the View tab, clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box, and then click Apply. Displaying the file extensions ensures that you don't accidentally rename the DB2 package for Windows to

    • For more information about downloading the components, see IBM Passport Advantage.

    • Known issues

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      Document Information

      Modified date:
      15 June 2018