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Installation Manager Overview



This overview of the IBM Installation Manager provides a high level discussion of features and functions through links to online information.


Installation Manager is a tool that you can use to install and maintain your IBM software packages. Wizards guide you through the steps that you must take to install, modify, update, roll back, or uninstall your IBM products. Use Installation Manager to install individual software packages on your local machine, or in conjunction with the IBM Packaging Utility to perform software installations for an enterprise. Refer to the IBM Installation Manager Knowledge Center link below to review feature details for all versions of the Installation Manager and Packaging Utility. The IBM Installation Manager Knowledge Center also provides step-by-step instructions for installing and updating Installation Manager on the various supported operating systems.

Installation Manager is bundled with many IBM software products and provides the core installation capability. Consult the IBM Software Product Compatibility Report link or the IBM Product Information Centers to determine which products use Installation Manager.

Related information

IBM Installation Manager Knowledge Center
IBM Software Product Compatibility Report
IBM Product Information Centers
IBM Installation Manager Support Overview
IBM Installation Manager System Requirements

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Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, IBM i, Linux, OS X, Solaris, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 7021001

Modified date: 12 May 2014

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