To install the Management Server on Solaris, perform the following steps:
Copy the package to the hard
disk to a temporary directory of your choice, uncompress the package, and
run the installation. Run the following commands as
# cp /cdrom/install/solaris/ssh-mgmt-server-<v>-solaris-8-10-sparc.pkg.Z . # uncompress ssh-mgmt-server-<v>-solaris-8-10-sparc.pkg.Z # pkgadd -d ssh-mgmt-server-<v>-solaris-8-10-sparc.pkg all
In the commands,
<v> is the current release
version of the Management Server (for example
The default installation root directory for the Management Server is
/opt/ssh-mgmt. If you want to install the Management Server to another
directory, use the following commands after uncompressing:
# echo "basedir=/<mypath>" > adminfile # pkgadd -a /path/adminfile -d ssh-mgmt-server-<v>-solaris-8-10-sparc.pkg all
In the command,
<mypath> is the custom
installation root directory.
For a list of the directories created by the installation script, see Files Created during Installation.
To start the Management Server, run the following command:
# /etc/init.d/ssh-mgmt-server start
The Management Server starts running with root privileges but after starting
it drops the privileges and switches to run as the
If the connection to the Management Database is lost at the Management Server startup, the Management Server attempts to restart itself at 5-6 minute intervals. Note that the Management Server will start automatically when the server host is rebooted.
Next, follow the instructions in Initial Configuration for Management Server to configure the Management Server.
The initial configuration wizard uses HTTP port 80 by default
and is accessible from remote hosts. Start the initial configuration right
after you have started the