How to uninstall activation kit using imcl tool

Technote (FAQ)


How do you uninstall the activation kit for IBM Software Development Platform products (SDP) by using imcl command tool?


You need to un-install the activation kit from to use the floating license keys for IBM Software Development Products.



  1. Open a command prompt (Start > Run > type: cmd)

  2. Open the tools directory located under <IM-Root-Dir>\eclipse directory
    Example: C:\Program Files (x86)\IBM\Installation Manager\eclipse\tools

  3. Running the following command to check the name of package:

    imcl.exe listInstalledPackages

    This command will list all the installed packages including the product activation kit.

    For example, if the activation kit for Rational Performance Tester is installed, the name of package is similar to:

  4. Run the following command to uninstall the product activation kit:

    imcl.exe uninstall <PACKAGE-NAME>

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Rational License Key Server
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