Downloading an interim fix

Download interim fixes from the IBM® support website.

Before you begin

List all the interim fixes that are already installed by completing the following steps:
  1. Open a command line and change to the connections_root/updateInstaller directory.
  2. Run the following command to list installed interim fixes:|bat -installDir connections_root -fix -applications application_name

    Where application_name is one of the following IBM® Connections applications:
    • activities
    • blogs
    • communities
    • dogear
    • files
    • forums
    • homepage
    • metrics
    • mobile
    • moderation
    • news
    • profiles
    • search
    • wikis
    Use a comma or semicolon to delimit multiple applications. If you do not provide this variable, all installed fixes are listed.
    Note: The IBM® Connections update installer does not install fixes for IBM® Cognos®. For more information about updating Cognos®, see your Cognos® documentation.

About this task

To download interim fixes, complete the following steps.


  1. Go to the
  2. Find or select the product IBM Connections.
  3. Select your currently installed version from the Installed Version drop-down menu, then select your platform from the Platform menu, and click Continue.
  4. Use one of the available search methods to identify the fix that you want to install.
  5. Follow the online instructions to download the fix to a temporary directory.
  6. Extract the contents of the fix file and then copy the extracted files to the following directory:
    Note: If a fixes subdirectory does not already exist in the update directory, create it. You need to specify this directory when you install fixes.