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How to Install and Uninstall IBM Installation Manager using XML files

Created: 18 Mar 2010
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Use Installc.exe  to install the app

"installc.exe" -input "Win32_responsefile_IM_1.3.1.xml" -silent -nosplash -log c:\Services\logs\IBMInstallation.xml

You can set the installation target and rest of the settings in XML file

Contents of Win32_responsefile_IM_1.3.1.xml

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
    <agent-input acceptLicense='true'>
    <server>
        <repository location='.'/>
    </server>
    <profile kind='self' installLocation='C:\Program Files\IBM\Installation Manager\eclipse' id='IBM Installation Manager'>
        <data key='eclipseLocation' value='C:\Program Files\IBM\Installation Manager\eclipse'/>
        <data key='cic.selector.nl' value='ja,es,ru,en,fr,zh_TW,pl,el,de,cs,zh_HK,lt,ko,hu,pt_BR,tr,it,da,zh,sl'/>
    </profile>
    <install modify='false'>
        <offering profile='IBM Installation Manager' version='1.3.1000.20090618_1714' features='agent_core,agent_jre' id='com.ibm.cic.agent'/>
    </install>
    <preference value='c:\log\recordData' name='com.ibm.cic.common.core.preferences.eclipseCache'/>
    <preference value='30' name='com.ibm.cic.common.core.preferences.connectTimeout'/>
    <preference value='30' name='com.ibm.cic.common.core.preferences.readTimeout'/>
    <preference value='0' name='com.ibm.cic.common.core.preferences.downloadAutoRetryCount'/>
    <preference value='true' name='offering.service.repositories.areUsed'/>
    <preference value='false' name='com.ibm.cic.common.core.preferences.ssl.nonsecureMode'/>
    <preference value='false' name='com.ibm.cic.common.core.preferences.http.disablePreemptiveAuthentication'/>
    <preference value='true' name='com.ibm.cic.common.core.preferences.preserveDownloadedArtifacts'/>
    <preference value='false' name='PassportAdvantageIsEnabled'/>
    <preference value='false' name='com.ibm.cic.common.core.preferences.searchForUpdates'/>
</agent-input>

Uninstall Commandlines :

  %ALLUSERPROFILES%\Application Data\IBM\Installation Manager\uninstall\Uninstall.exe -silent -nosplash