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This section provides instructions for installing a Integration Service and Remote Cell on a Linux, IBM AIX, or Solaris operating system for the first time. Before installing, ensure that you review the Recommendations for installing Integration Service.

For instructions and more information about installing multiple Integration Services, see Installing multiple Integration Services on a single computer (Linux, IBM AIX, or Solaris).

Before you begin

  • On Linux, ensure that you install the required libraries.
    • BMC recommends that you use MobaXterm as the UI to install Infrastructure Management on Linux/Solaris systems.

Installing as a non-root user

You can install Integration Service and Remote Cellas a user with root permissions or a non-root user with Sudo permissions.

To install as a non-root user, perform the following steps:

  1. Log on as a root user.
  2. Use the useradd command to create a user account. Assign a password to this user account.
  3. Open the /etc/sudoers file.
  4. At the end of the file, add the line <NON_ROOT_USER> ALL=(ALL) PASSWD:ALL, where <NON_ROOT_USER> is the user account you created.
  5. Save the file and exit from root.
  6. Log on to the computer using the non-root user account you created.
  7. Run sudo install.sh. Enter the non-root account password when prompted.

To install Integration Service and Remote Cellon Linux, IBM AIX, or Solaris operating system

Perform the following steps to install Integration Service and Remote Cellon Linux, IBM AIX, or Solaris operating system:

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  2. Apply executable rights to all the installation files by running the following command: 

    chmod -R 755 installationDirectoryFolderName 

    installationDirectoryFolderName is the name of the folder that contains all the installation files.

    For example, chmod -R 755 Disk1

  3. On a command line, run the following command as an administrator:
    ./install.sh
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  6. On the Directory Selection page, retain the default directory (/opt/bmc/BPPMAgent), or select a directory of your choice, and click Next.
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Notes

  • The remote cell is not supported on the Solaris Intel X86 platform.
  • The Integration Service is supported on computers running Linux as a guest operating system installed by using VMware.
  • You can check the version of the Integration Service in the installationDirectory/pw/pronto/bin/AGENT_VERSION file.
  • To replace a BMC Event and Impact Management cell, see Migrating event management from BMC Event and Impact Management to Infrastructure Management.
  • Installing multiple Integration Services on a single computer adds additional load on the computer in terms of CPU, IO, Memory, and TCP buffer.

Related topic

Configuring the Integration Service for extended security