Downloading the latest Cumulative Refresh (CR) and related updates

Download an HCL Connections Cumulative Refresh and related software updates from the HCL Flexnet Support Portal.

Before you begin

Back up HCL Connections™ and all customized files. For more information, see Getting ready for migrating or updating topic.

About this task

To install the latest CR, first download the following updates:
  • Installation Manager 1.8.5 64-bit or later Fixpack (needed only if you did not install it with Connections 6.0)
  • WebSphere® Application Server and supplemental software, HTTP Server 8.5 and Web Server Plug-ins for IBM® WebSphere Application Server 8.5
  • Connections 6.5 CR1 update package


  1. On the system where the Deployment Manager is installed, create temporary folders for downloading and extracting the files for this Cumulative Refresh.


  2. Using a browser, go to the HCL FlexNet software portal.
  3. Search for each update you need and follow the online instructions to download and extract each package to the temporary folders you created.