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IBM Security Guardium V10: How To Install GIM Client On Unix Server?

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How To Install Guardium GIM Client On Unix Server?


Step by step guide for installation Of GIM Client On Unix Server using Redhat 6 as an example.



1- IP Address and "root" access for DB Server
2- IP Address of the Guardium Appliance (GIM Server)
3- Directory structure on the DB server on which the GIM installation is to happen
4- IBM Knowledge Center Link For "Installing the GIM client on a UNIX server"

1- Check the version and release of your Unix Server:

2- From the downloaded GIM bundle, point out the GIM Client Installer file suitable for the UNIX server:

3- Transfer the gim client installer to your unix server. Select BINARY transfer mode in case transfer is initiated from Windows Operating System:

4- Make the gim client installer file an executable:

5- Check the Perl version - The GIM client requires Perl version 5.8.x or 5.10.x to be installed:

6- Start installation using silent mode:

Example Command Usage : ./ -- --dir /usr/local/guardium --sqlguardip --tapip --perl /usr/bin -q

More details on the install command can be found here.

7- Verification of successful installation on DB server:
“ps -ef | grep gim” AND “ps -ef | grep –i super”

8- Verification of successful installation from Guardium appliance's GUI:

At this moment, the GIM client is successfully installed on the unix server and is pointing to the Guardium Appliance (GIM Server).

Document information

More support for: IBM Security Guardium

Software version: 10.0, 10.0.1, 10.1

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1991742

Modified date: 22 December 2016

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