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Installation of Fixpack 11 on TWS 8.2


2.0 Installation

This section describes how to install Tivoli Workload Scheduler and Tivoli Workload Scheduler Connector Fix Pack 10. It is divided into the following sections:
*  2.1.1, "Windows"
*  2.1.3, "UNIX (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris Operating Environment, LINUX I386,
   LINUX S390) - Graphical Installation"
*  2.1.4, "UNIX (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris Operating Environment) - Alternate
*  2.2, "Additional Installation Instructions"
*  2.2.2, "Installation Log Files"
*  2.2.3, "Product Uninstall on Tier 1"
*  2.2.4, "Tivoli Workload Scheduler Connector"
*  2.3, "Tivoli Workload Scheduler Plus Module"

2.1 Applying the Fix Pack

Note: If the product was originally installed using the ISMP method, the
      fix pack should also be installed by this method. If another
      method is used to patch, you may experience various errors and a
      bad state of registry. Read 2.2, "Additional Installation
      Instructions" before installing the fix pack.


Follow these steps to apply the fix pack:

1. Download the operating system-specific MAESTRO.TAR file to the Tivoli
   Workload Scheduler home directory and untar it with the following
   tar xvf MAESTRO.TAR

   This creates the following two files:
   *  maestro.tar.Z
   *  customize

2. You may have to set the execute bit on the customize script. Use this
   chmod 755 customize

3. Unlink the host on which you are installing the patch from the IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler network and shut down IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler. Use the following commands:
   conman "unlink @!@; noask"
   conman "stop @!@; wait"
   conman "shut; wait"

4. Run the customize script with the -update option. Use the following command:
   customize -update -uname <tws_user>

2.1.3 UNIX (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris Operating Environment, LINUX I386, LINUX
      S390) - Graphical Installation

Follow these steps to apply the fix pack:

1. Download the operating system-specific directory, SETUP.jar and
   media.inf files on your system.
2. Unlink the host on which you are installing the patch from the IBM
   Tivoli Workload Scheduler network and shut down IBM Tivoli Workload
   Scheduler. Use the following commands:
   conman "unlink @!@; noask"
   conman "stop @!@; wait"
   conman "shut; wait"

3. Run SETUP.bin to install the fix pack and follow the instructions on
   the screen. When required, select the instance of the Tivoli Workload
   Scheduler on which you are installing the fix pack.

2.1.4 UNIX (AIX, HP-UX, Solaris Operating Environment) - Alternate Installation

1. On the patch CD, go to the directory named according to your  operating system.

2. Unlink the host you are installing the patch on from the IBM Tivoli
   Workload Scheduler network and shut down IBM Tivoli Workload
   Scheduler. Use the following commands:
   conman "unlink @!@; noask"
   conman "stop @!@; wait"
   conman "shut; wait"

3. Run the twspatch script, use the following option:
   ./twspatch -install -uname <tws_user>.

2.2 Additional Installation Instructions

2.2.1 New Installation Methods on Tier 1 Platforms

When you use the graphical installation or the command line installation you can perform the following actions:
*  Apply the fix pack in "undoable" mode (this means that it is possible to roll back the modified files).
*  Roll back an undoable fix pack.
*  Commit an undoable fix pack (this means that it will not be possible to roll back the fix pack).
*  Repair an already committed fix pack. This action allows you to restore an existing Tivoli Workload Scheduler instance to the current  committed level when a problem arises with a binary.

Depending on the fix pack installation state, you can perform the action as shown below:

| Initial state         | Action               | Final State          |
| -                     | apply                | IU                   |
| IU                    | commit               | IC                   |
| IU                    | roll back            | -                    |
| IC                    | repair               | IC                   |

*  IU = installed undoable
*  IC = installed and committed

If you have a Tivoli Workload Scheduler fix pack installed in "undoable
mode" (IU state) on your machine and you are applying a more recent
Tivoli Workload Scheduler fix pack on it, all the changes that you have
made when installing the previous Tivoli Workload Scheduler fix pack
will be committed before applying the newer ones. Therefore, if you undo
the fix pack you last installed, you will restore the previous fix pack
changes. These changes are permanent. The setup program discovers all
the Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.2 instances existing on the machine.
After selecting one of these, it is possible to specify the required

The table below shows the actions that are performed on your installed
fix packs when patching a Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.2 instance:

| Initial state         | Action               | Final State          |
| FP01=IU               | apply FP02           | FP01=IC+FP02=IU      |
| FP01=IC               |                      |                      |
| FP01=IC+FP02=IU       | commit FP02          | FP02=IC              |
|    FP02=IU            |                      |                      |
| FP01=IC+FP02=IU       | roll back FP02       | FP01=IC              |
|    FP02=IU            |                      |                      |

An alternative way to use the graphical installation is the silent
installation. The silent installation requires the response file
customization. A template of the response file is available on both CDs,
in the RESPONSE_FILE directory.

You can use the silent installation by launching the SETUP.bin
(SETUP.exe on Windows Systems) program as follows:

./SETUP.bin -options /opt/tws/FP02/patchInstall.txt -silent

where patchInstall.txt is a customized response file.

On AIX, HP-UX ,Solaris Operating Environment, Linux_IX86, and Linux_S390
platforms you can install the fix pack using the twspatch script file.
The synopsis of twspatch is:
*  ./twspatch -{install | undo | commit | repair} -uname <TWS user>

The fix pack installation is recorded in the TWSRegistry.dat file adding
the following lines:


*  $(SWD-OS-NAME) depends on the platform where you are installing.
*  $(tws_user) is the Tivoli Workload Scheduler instance owner.
*  $(patch_id) is the fix pack number.

On Tier 2 Platforms, the existing customize script is available for
installation. For more details about the new installation technologies
refer to the "Planning and Installation Guide".

2.2.2 Installation Log Files

To check the installation status look in the following log files:

/tmp/FP_TWS_<platform>_<TWS user>^ (%TEMP% on windows)
/tmp/TWSIsmp.log (%TEMP% on windows)
/tmp/TWSinstall.log (%TEMP% on windows) Space needed for backup copy creation

On AIX, HP-UX, Solaris Operating Environment, LINUX-I386, LINUX-S390 and
Windows platforms the fix pack installation is SPB Technology based (as
for Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.2 GA installation). Every time you
install a Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.2 fix pack it is installed in
"undoable mode".

"Undoable" means that a backup copy of the existing binaries is created
automatically before replacing them with the newer ones. This
installation mode allows the modifications introduced by the installed
fix pack to be rolled back until you commit them.

You should commit the fix pack after checking the installation. By
default, on UNIX Systems the CM/SPB working directory is set to the home
directory of the installing user and for Tivoli Workload Scheduler
installation the installing user is root. This is a CM4.2 configuration
based on the /etc/Tivoli/swdis.ini file on UNIX Systems
(%WINDIR%/swdis.ini on Windows systems). It stores the following
information (needed by CM4.2 to run): product_dir=/home/root/.swdis/work
working_dir=/home/root/.swdis/backup trace_level=0 trace_size=1000000
sen_timeout=300 autopack_dir=/home/root/.swdis/autopack
import_libraries=spd,libecimpwhere the root home directory is:


 So, for every Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.2 installation that you
patch, you will find:
*  A backup copy under the /home/root/.swdis/backup directory. Every
   backup copy will be removed when committing the fix pack for a
   specific Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.2 installation.
*  An entry in the CM 4.2 catalog. The CM wdlssp command displays a list
   of all the products installed with the help of Configuration Manager.

The space requirements for creating the backup copy are shown in the
following table:

| Platform                        | Space (Mb)                        |
| Windows                         | 10                                |
| Unix                            | 25                                |

Before installing a fix pack check the /home/root capability. If there
is not enough space you need to change the CM 4.2 configuration by
performing the following steps:
1. Open the swdis.ini file and replace the path /home/rootby setting a
   path with the required capability for all path variables defined in
   the swdis.ini file.
2. Move the already existing .swdis directory from /home/root to
   /<new_path> to save the existing information.

2.2.3 Product Uninstall on Tier 1

Using the ISMP setup program (AIX, Solaris Operating Environment, HP-UX,
LINUX, Windows): Run the Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.2 GA ISMP
uninstaller program to uninstall the Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.2
instance and the related installed fix pack. See Tivoli Workload
Scheduler 8.2 Installation and Planning Guide for more details about the
ISMP uninstaller program.

Using alternate installation (AIX, Solaris Operating Environment, HP-UX,
LINUX_I386 and LINUX_S390): Run the following two steps to uninstall the
Tivoli Workload Scheduler:

1. Uninstall the current fix pack as follows:
   <TWS home>/twspatch -remove -uname <TWS user>

2. Uninstall Tivoli Workload Scheduler as follows:
   <TWS home/twsinst -uninst -uname <TWS user>

Note: The twspatch -remove command can only be used to uninstall the fix

Both uninstall methods need a Tivoli Configuration Manager update before
you run them. Starting from this fix pack a new tool is available for
copying the needed software from the TWS 8.2 FPx images to the TWSHome
path. You will find the script named "copyCMcli" under all Tier 1
directories. The following is the copyCMcli script synopsis:

copyCMcli <source path> <target path>


<source path> -- path in which is contained the IBM Configuration
Manager CLI directory (AIX, Solaris Operating Environment, HP-UX,
LINUX_I386 and LINUX_S390).

<target path> -- IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler installation path

2.2.4 Tivoli Workload Scheduler Connector

It is required that both the Tivoli Workload Scheduler master
workstation and the connector be at the same level. Therefore, when you
install this fix pack on the connector, make sure that you also install
the fix pack for the Tivoli Workload Scheduler engine on the master

To install this fix pack, you must have the General Availability version
of the connector for IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler 8.2, with or without
the previous fix pack.

To install the fix pack, follow these steps on the workstation that runs
the connector:

1. Insert the CD of the fix pack.
2. Open the Tivoli desktop and click on Desktop -> Install->Install
3. Select the installation path in the file browser of Select Media.
4. Follow the instructions listed in the Tivoli Job Scheduling Console
   User's Guide to complete installation.

2.3 Tivoli Workload Scheduler Plus Module

To apply the fix pack successfully on the Plus Module, you must have the
install_product and super authorization roles. Carry out the following
1. Using the Tivoli desktop, select the Install -> Install Patch...
   option from the Desktop menu to display the Install Patch dialog.
2. Press the Select Media... button to display the File Browser dialog.
3. Enter the path to the directory containing the patch in the Path
   Name: field.
4. Press the Set Media & Close button to return to the Install Patch
   dialog. The patch install list now contains the name of the patch.
   Select the patch by clicking on it.
5. Select the clients where you want to install this patch.
6. Press the Install button to install the patch."

The TWSPlus installation has been written to be supported only in C/en
LANG. Before installing TWSPlus perform the following steps to set the
framework locale to C:

2. export LANG
4. export LC_ALL
5. locale=C
6. export locale
7. wsetlang -o
8. Restart the oserv
9. Start the TWSPlus installation

3.0 Contacting IBM Software Support

Before contacting IBM(R) Software Support with a problem, refer to the IBM Software Support site by accessing the following Web address:

To access Tivoli(R) support, click the Tivoli support link at the bottom
right of the page.

If you want to contact IBM Software Support, see the IBM Software
Support Guide at the following Web site:

The guide provides information about how to contact IBM Software
Support, depending on the severity of your problem, and the following
*  Registration and eligibility.
*  Telephone numbers, depending on the country in which you are located.
*  Information you must have before contacting IBM Software Support.



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