Fix list for Installation Manager

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This document contains a complete listing of releases, refreshes, fix packs and interim fixes sorted by version for IBM Installation Manager.


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Fix Pack 1 (
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
-- A critical issue was identified in Installation Manager version 1.6.3 and certain offering combinations installed into the same package group would not install correctly. This issue was fixed in the IBM Installation Manager.

Mod Pack 3 (1.6.3)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM87683 Documentation defect in sample response file topic

Mod Pack 2 (1.6.2)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM81584 Installation Manager can not be installed on a path that contains symlink on zOS. Otherwise errors are shown after IPL (Initial Program Load).
PM80471 Null Pointer Exception is thrown when importing WAS ND v70021.
PM73430 The '#' character is not allowed in the installation directory path and causes install failure on zOS.
PM74111 Required default feature in the inner featureGroup is not installed if it is not specified, when using Installation Manager Command Line mode.

Mod Pack 1 (1.6.1)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
SUSE 10: Prerequisite check panel has scroll bar show up even if it is not needed
Modify Offering with Additional Language causes "Error getting file for installation: 'plug-in' not found in C:\IBM\SDPShared\extra\trackex"
Document "preference name="" value="false" /"
Installation Manager overview has incorrect download link

Initial Release (1.6)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM64808 In wizard mode, Installation Manager version 1.5.2 fails to pick up a package installed directory from a response file.
PM69663 Using a response file in Wizard Mode, Installation Manager ignores the x64-bit selection

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Mod Pack 3 (1.5.3)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM62661 Installation of ClearCase with IM 1.5.1 reports error bad file descriptor
PM63100 Installation Manager does not display packages available to install from Passport Advantage
PM62130 The documentation about update in silent mode is unclear
PM58406 IIM UPDATEALL does not install interim ifixes correctly. Note: This issue was corrected in the WAS ifix and no change was made in the Installation Manager.
PM61103 Sliced offering for AIX platform is broken when created on Windows machine. We were unable to reproduce this issue.
PM60524 Misleading error messages during IM silent install if /tmp is full

Mod Pack 2 (1.5.2)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM48706 If a failure occurs when you install IBM Installation Manager from a mounted drive, the error message does not provide meaningful information to identify and resolve the failure.

Mod Pack 1 (1.5.1)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM44580 Improve the IBM Installation Manager error message reported in the IMPORT function.
PM44053 PAKENGINE throws a NPE when a corrupt file is encountered - IBM Installation Manager should provide a better error message.

Initial Release (1.5)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM48156 Log file error "Feature disabled due to not installing with AM 80 products" when you install the IBM WebSphere Application Server test environment silently to IBM Rational Application Developer.
PM44121 Product upgrades fail with error: Unable to find custom install operation

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Mod Pack 4 (1.4.4)
Link Date Released Status

Mod Pack 3 (1.4.3)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM29866 Uninstall Authorized User License key does not remove license key in nodelock file
PM30992 Null Pointer Exception updating IM 1.1.1 to IM 1.4.2
PM31745 is malfunction

Mod Pack 2 (1.4.2)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM26112 Installation Manager fails with message: "Error during 'install' phase: Error backing up files from C:\...\backupDirs".
PM23839 Installation Manager hangs when the Files for Rollback option is selected.

Mod Pack 1 (1.4.1)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM15797 Installation Manager reports NullPointerException when users run the –exportInstallData option.
PM16367 Two different help.war files in the same Installation Manager Information Center topic.
PM18953 Entity name of used in repository created by Packaging Utility.
PM19184 Installation Manager throws an error when installing a Websphere Commerce Developer feature pack.
PM20397 Fail to load bundle during silent install.

Initial Release (1.4)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Headline
PM10836 Installation Manager hangs during installation on a 64-bit AIX plaform
PM12138 UpdateAll instructions in the response file failed to update RPT & RST8 to an 811 level
PM13461 Installation Manager GUI hangs during initial startup on a remote AIX machine
PM10218 Silent installation has a dependency on libgtk
PM10020 Installation Manager throws exception while loading plugin
PM05487 Reinstall of RAD/RSA 7.5.5 fails due to the p2 bootprofile that is not removed after an uninstall
PM05208 Installation Manager crashes in silent mode when updating a product

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Mod Pack 3 (1.7.3)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PI15322 [DOC] IIM upgrade documentation needs to be corrected
PI11751 WXS and WCG ifixes uninstalled after WAS IMPORT

Mod Pack 2 (1.7.2)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM99392 IM /1.7.0 problem reading mounted NFS file directories on RH5/6 (swt 3.100.1 FileDialog with JDK 1.6 has the problem).
PI08015 DOC: Technote for downloading SUN Solaris GTK package is obsolete.
PM95344 IBM Installation Manager v1.6.3 Launch windows size is bigger than before.

Mod Pack 1 (1.7.1)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM93545 Installing on a zOS platform when there is insufficient disk space available may cause a corruption in the install.

Initial Release (1.7)
Link Date Released Status
APAR Description
PM90879 After updating to IM1.6.2, any Installation Manager operation is blocked and the following error is seen in the /pluginState/.metadata/.log file: Unhandled event loop exception java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Mismatched ids: (etc)
PM90554 After updating a product offering, rollback to previously installed version fails with an error that indicate some artifacts cannot be found.

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IBM Installation Manager

Software version:

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

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

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