System Requirements for IBM Installation Manager 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2 and 1.6.3.x

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Abstract

This document summarizes the system requirements for IBM Installation Manager versions 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2 and 1.6.3.x.

Content


For a list of known installation issues on AIX, Solaris, Linux and Unix, see Issues starting or running Installation Manager.



See Change History for updates.

GLOSSARY:

Hardware: Supported hardware for the product.

Operating System: Supported operating systems for the product.

Revision: Supported Operating System Patches (SP), Service Releases or selected Versions for the product.

RHEL: Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®

SLES: SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server




Minimum Hardware Requirements

IBM Installation Manager v1.6.x
Component
Minimum Requirements for Windows, Linux and Solaris
Processor
Intel Pentium III 800MHz (or higher for best results)
Display
1024 x 768
Memory
512MB RAM; 1GB RAM recommended
Disk space
500MB
Temp space
10MB

IBM Installation Manager v1.6.x
Component
Minimum Requirements for Linux, AIX and IBM i
Processor
2 GHz IBM POWER5 (or higher for best results)
Display
1024 x 768
Memory
1GB RAM
Disk space
500MB
Temp space
10MB

IBM Installation Manager v1.6.x
Component
Minimum Requirements for OS X
Processor
Intel x86 64-bit Core 2 Duo (or newer)
Display
1024 x 768
Memory
2 GB RAM
Disk space
500MB
Temp space
10MB



Linux

IBM Installation Manager v1.6.x
Hardware
Operating System
Remote Access
Comments
x86-32

x86-64
(in 32-bit and 64-bit modes)
Asianux Server 3.0
RealVNC
vnc-server-4.0-12.el4_7.1
RHEL 6.0
Support up to and including Update 4
RHEL 5.0
Support up to and including Update 8
RHEL 4.0
Support up to and including Update 9
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11.0
Support up to and including Update 1
SLES 11
Support up to and including Update 2
SLES 10
Support up to and including Update 4
SLES 9
Support up to and including Update 4
Ubuntu 12.04
VNC vino-server for GNOME
2.28.2-0ubuntu2
Ubuntu 10.04
Ubuntu 8.04
x86-32
Red Hat Desktop 4.0
RealVNC
vnc-server-4.0-12.el4_7.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10.0
zSeries
&
Power
RHEL 6.0
Support up to and including Update 4
RHEL 5.0
Support up to and including Update 8
RHEL 4.0
Support up to and including Update 9
SLES 11.0
Support up to and including Update 2
SLES 10.0
Support up to and including Update 4
SLES 9.0
Support up to and including Update 4

Microsoft Windows

IBM Installation Manager v1.6.x
Hardware
Operating System
Comments
x86-32

x86-64
(in 32-bit mode)
Windows® 7 Ultimate, Professional, and Enterprise Editions
Support up to and including SP1
Windows Server 2008 Enterprise and Standard Editions
Support up to and including SP2
Windows Vista Business, Enterprise and Ultimate Editions
Support up to and including SP2
Windows Server 2003 - Enterprise and Standard Editions
Support for SP1 and SP2
Windows XP Professional
Support for SP2 and SP3
x86-32

x86-64
(in 32-bit and 64-bit modes)
Windows 8
"Pure" 64-bit mode support starts in v1.6.2
Windows Server 2012
Windows Server 2008 R2
Support up to and including SP2


UNIX

IBM Installation Manager v1.6.x
Hardware
Operating System
Remote Access
Comments
Power
AIX® 7.1
Virtual Network Computing
vnc 3.3.3r2-5 C R
AIX 6.1
AIX 5.3
Maintenance level (ML) 7 or higher required
PA-RISC-64
HP-UX® 11i v3
No GUI Install capability
HP-UX 11i v2
Itanium-64
HP-UX 11i v3
HP-UX 11i v2
Sparc 32
Sparc 64
(in 32-bit mode)
Solaris® 11.0
TightVNC
CSWvncserver
Solaris 10.0
Solaris 9.0
x86-64
(in 32-bit mode)
Solaris 11.0
Solaris 10.0
x86-32
Solaris 10.0
No GUI Install capability
Solaris 9.0


IBM i

IBM Installation Manager v1.6.x
Hardware
Operating System
Comments
Power
IBM i 7.1
No GUI Install capability
i5/OS V6R1


IBM System z

IBM Installation Manager v1.6.x
Hardware
Operating System
Comments
zSeries
z/OS V1R10
No GUI Install capability


OS X

IBM Installation Manager v1.6.x
Hardware
Operating System
Comments
x86-64
(64-bit mode)
OS X Version 10.7 "Lion"
Support for updates .3 through .5
Support starts in v1.6.2
OS X Version 10.8 "Mountain Lion"
Support updates up to and including .2


Change History (click to expand)

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More support for:

IBM Installation Manager
Documentation

Software version:

1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3, 1.6.3.1

Operating system(s):

AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #:

1599089

Modified date:

2013-06-11

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