Product updates are installed using the IBM Update Installer for WebSphere Software tool. Since new updates are made to the update installer tool over time, it may be required to download the latest version of the update installer.
The V7.0 Update Installer is a JAVA application and will run on multiple platforms. The latest version of the Update Installer available at the time of writing this book is backward compatible with V18.104.22.168 and newer maintenance and any maintenance for V6.1.0.x and V7.0 releases.
Just like the WAS installer covered in Chapter 1, the Update Installer wizard runs with either as a graphical user interface or in silent mode with a response file.