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Installing fixes

Use the update wizard in interactive or silent mode to install fixes.


Ensure that you meet the following prerequisites:

  • You set the WAS_HOME environment variable.
  • If the DMGR profiles on which Connections is installed is not configured as default profile, run the following commands before run update installer command:

    • Open a command line.
    • Run the following command for Windows:

    • Run the following command for Linux™ or System z®:

      . <DMGR_HOME>/bin/

      Where <DMR_HOME> is, for example: /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/profiles/Dmgr01

  • You downloaded the fix package. For more information, see Downloading fixes.

  • (Linux) You have rwx permissions for the Deployment Manager profile directory that hosts HCL Connections™ applications.

You can run the update wizard in one of two modes:

Interactive mode : Confirm each step of the process. This mode is useful when you use the wizard for the first time or if you are updating a single installation.

Silent mode : Use a series of commands and parameters to start and run the wizard. Silent mode is useful when you are updating multiple installations of Connections.

Parent topic: Updating Connections 8.0 with the latest fixes