This guide explains that how to install Sybase in Linux OS.
Pre-requisites for Sybase Installation in Linux
1. Download Sybase software form SMP. (DVD 51051117)
2. Login with Root (cd /home) and create a user sys<sid>
3. Enter command Visudo and add below line (To avoid to enter password when sudo)
sys<sid> ALL = NOPASSWD: /bin/su – root
4. Set env with sys<sid> user as per below.
su – sys<sid>
5. To open installation GUI window copy .Xauthority file into.
cp .Xauthority /home/sys<sid>
chown sys<sid>:sys<sid> .Xauthority
Note: The above step is not mandatory for all environments.
6. Go to root directory and change permissions to sybase user
chown sys<sid>:sys<sid> sybase
Installation of Sybase in Linux
Go to installation directory and run setup.bin with sys<sid> user
Follow GUI options
Now GUI Window opens.
Here Click on Next
Select Full Option in the above screen and Click on Next. If you select FULL It will install all the common application features.
In this window we selected Option NO. If you want you can select Yes and click on Next
Here You find 5 Options to install. I selected “Install Licensed copy of SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise” and Click on Next
Here Select the your country and Select “I agree to the terms of the SAP license for the install location specified” and Click on Next
Here I select “Specify license Keys” option and provided the license which I generated in SMP and Clicked on Next.
Based upon your requirement and License availability you can select any one of the other two options and Click on Next
Select “Product Edition” and License Type and Click on Next
Select “Yes” If you want to configure email alerts. You have to give your “SMTP Server host name“, “SMTP Server port number“, “Sender email” and “Recipient emails” if you want to configure email alerts.
I selected No and clicked on Next
Check the summary once and Click on Install
Now system asks to configure new servers below message.
The SAP Adaptive server enterprise includes products that require configuration. If you choose to configure the products on this screen, you will be given the option to specify custom values for each product. If you choose not to configure the products now, you can configure later.
and It gives below options
Configure new SAP ASE
Setup ASE HADR
Configure new Backup Server
Configure new XP server
Configure new job scheduler
Enable Selft Management
Select Desired options and Click on Next
Now system is asking to configure the server with different user. I choose “No” and Click on Next
Select the Target Directory to install SAP sybase and Click on Next
Here provide the necessary details.
I gave 8k and utf8 and Clicked on Next
Click on Next to continue
Keep default values and click on Next
Give desired values and Click on Next
System is asking to configure Backup server. Give values if required and Click on Next
Select XP Server details. and Click on Next
Changed the Values from default to – 1024 and Click on Next
Click on Next
Select Default values and click on Next
Choose default values and click on Next
Check all parameters once Click on Next
Installation is going on…..
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