Troubleshooting: Fix pack installation fails during prerequisite check

During the installation of a fix pack, the installation fails quickly with an INSTCONFFAILED message.


The installation of a fix pack fails with an INSTCONFFAILED message. The log file has an error similar to the following message:
CWUPI0022E: Unable to locate the correct version of IBM Update Installer for WebSphere Software. Looking for version >=


This message indicates that a higher level of the Update Installer is required to install the fix pack successfully.

To check the current level of the installed Update Installer, view the UPDI_installdir/properties/version/UPDI.product file:

Check the version line. If the version is lower than what the error message indicates, you need to download and install the latest Update Installer.