PM81584: Installation manager using symlinks stopped working after IPL

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Installation manager can not be installed on a path that
    contains symlink on zOS. Otherwise a error like this may be
    shown after IPL:
    CEE3501S THE MODULE
    /SYTRX1/usr/local/WebSphere/InstallationManager/bin/eclipse/plug
    ins/org.eclipse.equinox.launcher.motif.zos.s390_1.0.0.v20100317
    WAS NOT FOUND.
    

Local fix

Problem summary

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    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
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    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
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    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
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    When the IBM Installation Manager is installed using
    symbolic links at the root level for the agent data location
    or the installation location or for both locations; after an
    initial program load (IPL), either you cannot start
    Installation Manager or you cannot use Installation Manager
    to update or uninstall products.
    

Problem conclusion

  • A way to resolve the problem was documented in a technote.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM81584

  • Reported component name

    IBM INSTALL MGR

  • Reported component ID

    RATLIMG00

  • Reported release

    152

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-01-28

  • Closed date

    2013-04-05

  • Last modified date

    2013-04-05

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    IBM INSTALL MGR

  • Fixed component ID

    RATLIMG00

Applicable component levels

  • R152 PSN

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More support for:

IBM Installation Manager

Software version:

1.5.2

Reference #:

PM81584

Modified date:

2013-04-05

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