ISE Project Navigator has the ability to launch iMPACT in batch mode to configure via slave serial or SelectMAP mode. However, iMPACT reports an error message similar to the following:
"ERROR:iMPACT:638 - Command Line Error: only .bit/.rbt/.mcs/.exo file allowed for serial mode."
This problem is fixed in the latest 5.1i Service Pack, available at:
The first service pack containing the fix is 5.1i Service Pack 1.