Deployment on UNIX - DB2 iDataAgent
Where to Install
Install the software on a computer that you want to backup.
In a clustered environment, install the software on the physical computer.
The computer will be added as a client in the CommCell as soon as the installation completes successfully.
Before You Begin
Gather Install Data
|SnapProtect component to Install||
|Client Computer||The fully qualified domain client computer name.|
|Host Name||The following characters are not supported in the host name.
|Client Computer User Name and Password||The user must be the root user.
This is only required on first time remote installs.
|UNIX Group and access permissions|| If you did not assign a UNIX group during the installation of the File System agent, make sure to do the following during the installation:
You will be able to set the access permissions for the group. By default, read, write and execute permissions are granted to the UNIX group.
|Override Software Cache|| The software cache is the location from where the remote install program installs the software.
This screen will not appear if the remote cache is not configured. For more information, see Managing Cache - Remote Cache
|Global Filters|| This option is used to filter out specific directories or files from the backups within the CommCell. The filters are set using the Control Panel in the CommCell Console and, if enabled, they are effective for the default subclient. Cell level policy is automatically selected.
|Storage Policy||To create a storage policy, you must have configured a library in the CommCell.|
|Destination Path for the SnapProtect software||
|Destination Path for the SnapProtect log files||
|Firewall considerations||For firewall options and configuration instructions, see Firewall Configuration|
|DB2 Archive Path||The location where the DB2 archive logs are stored.
Note: If you are installing the software in a clustered environment, the DB2 Archive path must reside on a shared drive.
|DB2 Retrieve Path||The location where the files that are required for the DB2 recovery process are stored.
Note: If you are installing the software in a clustered environment, the DB2 Retrieve path must reside on a shared drive.
|DB2 Audit Error Path||The location where the DB2 audit error logs are stored.
See What files are placed in the DB2 Audit Error directory and are they pruned for Audit Error directory information.
Note: If you are installing the software in a clustered environment, the DB2 Audit Error path must reside on a shared drive.
Open CommCell Console:
- Click Start and point to All Programs.
- Click NetApp .
- Click SnapProtect Administrative Console.
- From the CommCell Browser, click Tools > Add/Remove Software > Install Software.
The Install Wizard appears. Follow the instructions in the Install Wizard.
- Click Finish to complete installation.
Several additional options are available for remotely installing the software from CommCell Console, refer to Install Software from the CommCell Console (Remote Install) for more information.
Method 2: Interactive Installation
- Logon to the client computer as root.
- Run the following command from the installation package that was created using the Download Manager.
If the installation package was copied to a DVD, run the following command to mount the DVD:
mount -t iso9660,udf /dev/dvd /mnt/dvd
You can also run the installation command as a SUDO user with root privileges:
To add a SUDO user to /etc/sudoers, see Adding SUDO Users with Root Privileges to Log On to a UNIX Client.
- The product banner and other information is displayed.
- Read the license agreement. Type y and press Enter.
- On the Selecting UNIX Setup Task dialog, press Enter.
Follow the instructions in the installation wizard.
Additional Installation Methods
Create a compact software package for quick deployment to multiple clients.
Deploy the software from CommCell Console on multiple clients.
Deploy the software silently on multiple clients.
Install the software first and later register the client in the CommCell.
Setup a client in the CommCell for restore purposes.