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How to install Rational License Key Server in console mode

Technote (FAQ)


Question

How do you install IBM Rational License Key Server in console mode?

Cause

In situations, where a GUI session of the Operating System (OS) on server machine is not available, customer can perform the installation in console mode using the instructions provided in this document.

Answer

Procedure:

Note: Ignore the install as "root" warning.

  1. Unzip the archive containing the installers

    unzip IBM_Rational_License_Key_Server_Linux_x86_ZIP.zip

  2. Navigate to Installation Manager location under the unzipped directory/folder.

    cd /RLKSSERVER_SETUP_LINUX_X86/disk1/InstallerImage_linux_gtk_x86_64/tools

  3. Run the install manager under console mode

    ./imcl –c

  4. Type P and press ENTER at the following screen:



  5. Type 1 press ENTER to change the setting of repositories.



  6. Type D and press ENTER, in order to add a repository.


  7. Type the path to diskTag.inf and press ENTER.



  8. Type A and press ENTER, once the repository has been added.



  9. Type R and press ENTER to return to menu.



  10. Type I and press ENTER to install a package.



  11. Verify that console displays IBM Rational License Key Server 8.1.4.
    Type 1 and press ENTER to select the software, then type N and press ENTER.



  12. Type A and press ENTER to accept the license agreement.
    Type N and press ENTER.



  13. Review that Shared resource directory location.
    Type M to change or N to continue with default and press ENTER.



  14. Review the default installation location.
    Type M to change or N to continue with default and press ENTER.



  15. Review the default Translations/Language.
    Type corresponding number to change or N to continue with default and press ENTER.



  16. Review the features to be installed.
    Type N and press ENTER.



  17. Type I and press ENTER to install.

Document information

More support for: Rational License Key Server
Installation

Software version: 8.1.3, 8.1.3.3, 8.1.4

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

Reference #: 1663924

Modified date: 10 June 2014