This is my instruction & contribution to ppl that have to install IBM's FileNet 5.2 P8 Solution as a Single Server. IBM charges to install this software so this should save you some $$$.
Before You Begin In order to use these instructions you will need the "Legal" installtation files from IBM. This instruction is to help paying customers since the current FileNet install sucks ass.
Log into the suck ass IBM FileNet Site
Download the Required List of Files for FileNet. The IBM Download Site is a bit of a mess so you will have to to hunt down all the required install packages. Use the search feature to find all the packages.
Rename the downloaded required files to match the instructions in the CPIT\cpit.properties file for example IBM Tivoli Directory Server 6.3 = tds.zip
Extract the License File
copy the DB2 License File into the uncompressed DB2 License folder
License File = ese_o\db2\license\db2ese_o.lic
Run the DB installer & Select the defaults except for Default Install Path Note: This next Steps is important. Install DB2 to this exact folder.
After DB2 install reboot the server
git clone this rep to get the install-scripts folder
Copy the install-scripts folder to Extract install-scripts.zip
CPIT_5.2_WINDOWS_2008_EN .zipfile you downloaded from the IBM site
Delete the install-scripts folder in the
Paste the install-scripts folder from this repo into the
5.2.0-CPIT-WIN.EXEinstaller and select the defaults Note: The installer will ask you to type a password. Leave this Blank & Accept the Defaults
Step 23of the install fails you must Raise the JVM HeapSize to 1024 in the WebSphere Service. Use these links as a reference: How To Increase WebSphere JVM Memory Change the following parameters to the following values:
- Initial heap size:
- Maximum heap size:
Now copy the
cpit.propertiesfile in the C:\Program Files (x86)\ibm\cpit\install-scripts folder and replace the
cpit.propertiesfile in your
CPIT_5.2_WINDOWS_2008_ENinstallation directory. This will enable your install process to start from the incomplete Step.
- Initial heap size:
If you get a failure at
Step 26it probably means you need to Export the LTPA Keys to C:\ltpakeys.txt - Use these directions to Export LTPA Keys and run the
- Let the installer run and hopefully you will have a functioning FileNet Composite Server
- These instructions will probably be dynamic so feel free to edit and send pull requests.