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Installation Manager and Packaging Utility download documents

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This is a high level summary document and provides links to download documents for the IBM Installation Manager and IBM Packaging Utility releases. The version-specific document in the Download Tables below include the download links and component install instructions.


Go directly to the Fix Central full-install or upgrade download links by component:

or proceed to the version/component specific Download Document tables below:

Note the pre-1.8 versions of the IBM Installation Manager and IBM Packaging Utility components have been superseded and are no longer available for download from You should update your pre-1.8 components with the most recent version available.

If you have been directed to this document by error message CRIMA1249E, see the important note below:

    IMPORTANT: For IBM Installation Manager users who have been directed here because your Installation Manager tried to update itself to a version that no longer supports the platform that is in use. The failed IM update attempt shows this error message:
    "CRIMA1249E: Installation Manager cannot be updated to the latest version on the platform that is in use."
    Explanation: Newer releases of the Installation Manager no longer support platforms that are past their End-Of-Support dates.

Download Tables

Selecting the "Download document" link from the tables below will take you to version-specific document containing the download links. Select the version of the Installation Manager or Packaging Utility that you wish to download/install:

Versions and prior have been superseded by 1.8.x and users of all pre-1.8 releases should upgrade their systems to one of the releases above.

Document information

More support for: IBM Installation Manager
IBM Packaging Utility

Software version:,,, 1.1,,, 1.1.1, 1.1.2, 1.2, 1.2.1, 1.3, 1.3.1, 1.3.2, 1.3.3, 1.3.4,, 1.4, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 1.4.3, 1.4.4, 1.5,, 1.5.1, 1.5.2, 1.5.3, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2, 1.6.3,, 1.7, 1.7.1, 1.7.2, 1.7.3, 1.7.4,,,,,,,, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.8.2,, 1.8.3, 1.8.4,, 1.8.5,, 1.8.6,, 1.8.7,, 1.8.8

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

Reference #: 7025142

Modified date: 14 December 2017

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