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Modify an existing build definition file for an IIP

You can edit or add to the properties of an IIP to further customize the installation.

To change the properties of an IIP, modify the existing build definition file.


Procedure

  1. Run the following script from the IF_HOME/bin directory to start the Installation Factory:

    • [Unix][Linux] ifgui.sh

    • [Windows] ifgui.bat

  2. Click the Open Build Definition icon, and select the build definition file that to modify.

  3. Select the specific properties of the IIP that to modify. The following list contains the possible modifications that you can make:

    • Change the current mode selection. In connected mode, you create the build definition for use, and optionally generate the IIP, from the current workstation. In disconnected mode, you create the build definition file for use on another workstation.

    • Add or remove the existing operating systems that the IIP supports.

    • Edit the existing identifier and version for the IIP.

    • Edit the target location for the build definition file.

    • Edit the target location for the IIP.

    • Change whether to display an installation wizard for the IIP. The wizard provides information about the IIP and the installation options when the IIP runs.

    • Add, remove, and edit the installation packages that are contained in the IIP.

      If you added a supported operating system and you have not updated the properties of the installation package in the IIP, you receive a warning message stating that the selected contributions do not contain installation packages that are identified for all of the operating systems that the IIP supports. Click Yes to continue, or click No to edit the installation package.

  4. Review the summary of the selections, select Save build definition file and generate integrated installation package, and click Finish.


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Create a build definition file and generating an IIP