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

[Note]

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 1.15.1.47, 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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