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IBM Data Studio 4.1.4: How to install IBM Installation Manager

How To


This document describes how to install IBM Installation Manager on Linux and Windows operating systems for IBM Data Studio 4.1.4.


For installing IBM Data Studio 4.1.4, you first need to install the latest version of IBM Installation Manager.
The Installation Manager installer is packaged along with the installation files of Data Studio 4.1.4:
  • Windows:
  • Linux:
The GM folder, is the Data Studio 4.1.4 installer package that has the following contents:
Screenshot 1: Contents of the Gold Master folder
Screen capture 1: Contents of the GM folder
  • Documentation folder
  • Enterprise deployment folder (for silent installation)
  • Installation Manager 64-bit compressed file
  • IBM Data Studio 4.1.4 compressed file
You can use both 32-bit as well as 64-bit files for installing the Installation Manager.
  1. For Windows: Extract the Installation Manager package:

    For Linux: Run the following commands to extract the Installation Manager package:
    1. Command 1: cd Desktop/GM
    2. Command 2: unzip -q -d agent.installer.linux.gtk.x86_64_1.9.1006.20210614_1906
  2. Double-click the executable 'install' file:

    Screenshot 2: The 'install' executable file
    Screen capture 2: The 'install' executable file
  3. On the Install Packages window, ensure that the Installation Manager version is and click Next:

    Screenshot 3: IBM Installation Manager > Install Packages screen
    Screen capture 3: Check the Installation Manager versions
  4. Read and accept the license agreement, then click Next:

    Screenshot 4: IBM Installation Manager license agreement
    Screen capture 4: Installation Manager license agreement
  5. Ensure that the default installation directory is as follows and click Next:
    On Windows: C:\Program Files\IBM\Installation Manager\eclipse
    On Linux: /opt/IBM/InstallationManager

    Screenshot 5: Installation Manager > Install Packages > Location screen
    Screen capture 5: Installation Manager > Install Packages > Location screen
  6. Review the summary information and click Install:

    Screenshot 6: Install Packages > Summary screen
    Screen capture 6: Installation summary screen
  7. After successful installation, click Restart Installation Manager:

    Screenshot 7: Restart Installation Manager after the package is installed
    Screen capture 7: Restart Installation Manager after the package is installed

    After restarting Installation Manager, you should get the startup screen, which indicates that the Installation Manager package is successfully installed:

    Screenshot 8: Installation Manager startup screen
    Screen capture 8: Installation Manager startup screen

Document Location


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Modified date:
24 January 2022