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Other Prerequisites to Install Signalware on a Linux Platform

 

The following are the prerequisites to install Signalware on a Linux platform:

  • Uninstall any operating system Stream Control Transmission Protocol (SCTP) packages before installing Signalware. For example, none of the following packages should be installed:

  • If you are using a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6 machine, set the SELINUX parameter in the /etc/selinux/config file to disabled.

  • Copy the Signalware 9 license file to the /etc directory.

    • If you are migrating from an existing installation, you can use the existing Signalware 9 license as long as the license is applied on the same host (hostid).

    • To obtain a new license file for Signalware 9, contact your Juniper Networks representative.

  • Create a UNIX user account called siguser as a member of the users group.

  • Download Signalware packages to a temporary working directory or copy from a Signalware CD.

    • For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, download “Signalware 9 SP6.0” and “Signalware 9 SP6.V” or “Signalware 9 SP6.1” or “Signalware 9 SP6.3”.

    • For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2, download “Signalware 9 SP6.v” and “Signalware 9 SP6.1” or “Signalware 9 SP6.3”.

      Note

      Signalware installation has been tested only with the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.7 and 7.2 versions.

  • Install the Signalware packages.

    • For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, install the “Signalware 9 SP6.0” package first and then upgrade to “Signalware 9 SP6.V” or “Signalware 9 SP6.1” or “Signalware 9 SP6.3”.

    • For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.2, install the “Signalware 9 SP6.v” package first and then upgrade to “Signalware 9 SP6.1” or “Signalware 9 SP6.3”.

  • To troubleshoot errors that might occur during the installation and configuration process, see Troubleshooting Signalware Installation and Configuration.