Just for my reminder for the next time here are two things I learned today during a Sametime 8.5.2 installation. I did a test installation following the instructions in Frank's presentation.

However the installation of the Meeting Server failed with the following error:

ADMA0158I: [EJBDeploy] Error executing deployment: java.lang.RuntimeException. Error is Application "com.ibm.etools.ejbdeploy.batch_extension" could not be found in the registry.

To solve this error I  deleted the contents of the following directory EXCEPT for the 'config.ini' file (there is a technote describing a similar issue while upgrading to Sametime 8.5.2 IFR1):

$WASHOME/deploytool/itp/configuration

I also had also to delete the reference to the Meeting Server in the Websphere profile registry. Just delete the line referencing your meeting server installation (something like "<profile isAReservationTicket="false" isDefault="false" name="meetingSTMPNProfile1" path="C:\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\profiles\meetingSTMPNProfile1" template="C:\IBM\WebSphere\AppServer\profileTemplates\default"/>) in the file

$WASHOME/properties/profileRegistry.xml

After I did that, I restarted the installation of the meeting Server and everything went fine then.

Later I had also a problem while installing the Media Manager. As soon as I started the installation manager on the machine it failed without an error message (no splash screen apeared at all). You just saw a java dump appearing but with no real information about the crash reason.

I think that the issue might have been related to my specific environment. I installed the servers in a Virtualbox environment and I solved the issue by decreasing the RAM for the machine temporarily to 3048 MB and adding a second virtual processor. I have no idea why this might have been an effect but afterwards the installation manager could be started without problems again and the Media Manager installation went fine.

IBM Sametime 8.5.2: Some things I learned during installation
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