IDM 4.6 install - Graphical installers are not supported by the VM

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  • 22-Mar-2017
  • 22-Mar-2017


NetIQ Identity Manager 4.6
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1


When attempting to run the install.bin file from the root of the Identity Manager 4.6 installation ISO on a newly installed SLES12 SP1 server, the following errors are received:

Graphical installers are not supported by the VM. The console mode will be used instead...


Installer User Interface Mode Not Supported

The installer cannot run in this UI mode. To specify the interface mode, use the -i command-line option, followed by the UI mode identifier. The valid UI modes identifiers are GUI, Console, and Silent.



Install the required Pre-Requisite files per the IDM 4.6 Setup guide.   Section 6.3 Installing Identity Manager on SLES 12 SP1 or Later Servers, (Page 55 of the PDF)

Then attempt to rerun the install.bin file.


Missing libXtst6-32bit-1.2.1-4.4.1.x86_64.rpm  on the SLES12SP1 server.