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Installing the Watson Machine Learning add-on

You can install the Watson™ Machine Learning add-on on top of IBM® Cloud Pak for Data.


  1. SSH into the master node (master-1) of your cluster as root:
    ssh root@MASTER_1_IP
  2. Change to the /modules directory in your installer files partition. For example, /ibm/modules/.
  3. Download the appropriate file from IBM Passport Advantage:
    • Enterprise Edition: ICP4DATA_WML_x86_nnn.bin
    • Cloud Native Edition: ICP4DATA_CNE_WML_x86_Vnnn.bin
  4. Change to the directory where the file was downloaded and make the BIN file executable:
    chmod +x ICP4DATA_WML_x86_nnn.bin
  5. Run the BIN file:

    This downloads the following TAR file to the /ibm/modules/ directory: watson_machine_learning.tar.

  6. Change to the /ibm/InstallPackage/components/ directory.
  7. Run the script to deploy the add-on:
    ./ /ibm/modules/watson_machine_learning.tar
  8. Confirm that the add-on appears in the following directory: /ibm/InstallPackage/modules/wml.

What to do next

For more information about using the add-on, see Watson Machine Learning services.