Informatica 9.6.1 Installation on Linux Fails with "Installer requires operating system Linux version 2.6.18-0 and later or 2.6.32-0 and later" Error

(Doc ID 2161045.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 30, 2016

Applies to:

Business Intelligence Applications Consumer - Version 7.9.6.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

I am getting the following error when running the informatica installer for 9.6.1:

"
Do you want to continue? (Y/N)y
Installer requires operating system Linux version 2.6.18-0 and later or 2.6.32-0 and later.
Current operating system Linux version 2.6.39-400
Current operating system does not meet minimum requirements.
Please contact Informatica support for further assistance.

Cause

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