Since I run the 64 bit version of ubuntu I often get issues - especially when the app was written for a 32 bit linux host.
I have to use IBM WCM for demonstration purposes so decided to run a native version. This was quite a challenge but eventually got it all working.
Now has come the time to update the system to the latest version.
Firstly I updated WAS from 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52
This was done by first downloading and installing the special 64 bit update installer for linux:
This was unzipped into the "
Next to download the fixpack itself. Again this was a special 64 bit version:
This, I placed into "
I ran the wizard as root from the
This process works fine!
So now onto the Portal Update...
Firstly I downloaded the Universal Portal updater for Portal 6.1:
Which was then unzipped to
Next I downloaded the fix pack itself:
This was unzipped to
I then ran the Portal update installer from
with the command:
The system seemed to complain initially but then proceded to do the update correctly.
BEWARE - this process takes a considerable time!
Also, you must remember to run the ConfigEngine task update-wcm afterwards.
Lastly ensure you read the update instructions since there are additional lines needed in the the wcm service properties file.