Userinst can be used on any of the platforms (Windows/Linux/mac) so that IM and RDi are installed in the user home directory (and avoid admin issues).

Eric Simpson
Software Developer - IBM i Application Development Tools
IBM Systems

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Subject: [EXTERNAL] Re: [WDSCI-L] Installing iSphere for RDi Error

On Tue, Jun 14, 2022 at 2:10 AM Thomas Raddatz <thomas.raddatz@xxxxxx>

"Make sure that you have administrator rights if you installed RDi
into c:\Program Files.
Otherwise you may encounter strange error messages such as 'No
repository found containing ...' when attempting to install the iSphere plug-in."

FWIW, I always installed RDi in a directory other than Program Files (or other protected directory) to avoid the administrator rights requirement.

On Linux I use the userinst program to install it in my home directory.

On windows I use C:/IBM/RDi. That also makes it easier to keep separate directories for each version (I had about 6 versions installed at any one time for testing of the implementer plug-in).


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