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Version: 1.19.x.x RR

Installation

This chapter describes the steps that perform to install nevisLogRend.

Prerequisites

Operating system and software dependencies

Disk space

  • ~500MB of free space in /var

    Instance configuration files, application templates and resources, log files

  • ~50MB of free space in /opt

    Installation files

  • ~50MB of free space in /tmp

    nevisLogRend is unpacked into a temporary directory during runtime

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The space required in /var can be different for each configuration. This is influenced by the number of instances, number of resource files in the login applications, log rotation and log file size settings. The above list shows minimum requirements.

Users and groups

nevisLogRend requires the following user to run it:

groupadd -g 30000 nvbgroup
useradd -g nvbgroup -d /tmp -s /bin/false -u 30003 nvauser

Sudo profile

Add the following entries into /etc/sudoers

%nvbgroup ALL=(nvauser) NOPASSWD:/usr/bin/nevislogrend
%nvbgroup ALL=(nvauser) NOPASSWD:/opt/nevislogrend/bin/nevislogrend
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Creating the user, user group and sudo profile are manual steps.

Installing nevisLogRend

Proceed as follows to install the package on Linux:

rpm -i nevislogrend-1.x.y.z-1.noarch.rpm

Uninstalling nevisLogRend

Use the following command to remove the nevisLogRend software without deleting log files and configuration:

rpm -e nevislogrend
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The existing server instances are not removed with the package. It is possible to use them again when a new software version is installed.

Software upgrade

Proceed as follows to upgrade to a new software version without changing the configuration:

  1. Uninstall the old package (see Uninstalling nevisLogRend. This step is optional.
  2. Install the new package (see Installing nevisLogRend.