Installing the Toolkit files

This section provides instructions for downloading and installing the ServerGuide Scripting Toolkit, Windows Edition files.

Before you begin

The ServerGuide Scripting Toolkit, Windows Edition comes as a .zip file that must be unpacked. You can install the Toolkit on these operating systems:

About this task

To install the Toolkit, complete the following steps:


  1. Download the latest version of the Toolkit .zip file from the IBM Support Portal at
  2. Create a directory on the source server to unzip the Toolkit .zip file. This directory will be referred to as the Toolkit folder; examples in this document use the value: C:\sgshare for this directory.
  3. Unzip the Toolkit .zip file in the directory you created. After unzipping the file, the path should look like C:\sgshare\sgdeploy.

What to do next

When you have finished unzipping the Toolkit file, you must configure the source server, as described in the next section.