When launching ERDAS IMAGINE 2018 it can take a minute or longer for the software to start. The same slowness can also occur when opening individual ERDAS IMAGINE tools and modules.
This issue will be fixed, but to work around the problem in the meantime set a system environment variable when using a proxy server. Create the system environment variable https_proxy on the client and server machines using this format:
https_proxy=http://username: firstname.lastname@example.org: port
If you do not need a username and password, you can use the following format: