2.5.  Perform pre-installation verification and troubleshoot the installation (e.g., identify and analyze log files, Installation Verification Tool (IVT)).


genVersionReport command

The genVersionReport.sh command uses the versionInfo.sh command to generate the versionReport.html report file in the current working directory, which is usually the bin directory. The report includes a list of installed fix packs and interim fixes.

test317:~ # cd /opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/bin/
test317:/opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/bin # ./genVersionReport.sh
WVER0010I: Copyright (c) IBM Corporation 2002, 2005, 2008; All rights reserved.
WVER0012I: VersionInfo reporter version, dated 10/18/11

test317:/opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/bin # ls -l *html
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4625 May 25 06:46 versionReport.html
test317:/opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/bin #

The versionInfo.sh command reports the following information:

When the WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment product has no interim fixes applied, the genVersionReport.sh script creates the following information in the versionReport.html report file:

test317:/opt/IBM/WebSphere/AppServer/bin # /usr/bin/firefox versionReport.html

Figure 2.29. Sample report from a Linux system

Sample report from a Linux system

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