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Beginning the Installation


To install Signalware 9 with Service Pack 6.0:

  1. Download “Signalware 9SP6.0” (base package) and “Signalware 9SP6.5” (upgrade) Signalware package to a temporary working directory or copy from a Signalware CD.Note

    You need to first install the Signalware 9SP6.0 package and then upgrade to the Signalware 9SP6.5 package.

  2. Log in as root. We recommend that you not use a console port.
  3. Stop the RADIUS process.
  4. Copy the Signalware 9 license file to the /etc directory.
    • If you are migrating from an existing installation, you can copy that license file to this one.

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

  5. Create a UNIX group called users and verify that the group exists.
    • To add a group, execute the UNIX groupadd command.

      $ groupadd users

    • To view a list of existing groups, execute the UNIX cat command:

      $ cat /etc/group

  6. Create a UNIX user account called siguser as a member of the users group.
  7. Copy the Signalware package from its location in your download directory or Signalware CD to a temporary working directory. For example, /export/local/siguser is used in the example in Step 9.
  8. Start the Signalware installation.



    The script prompts you for a user identifier.

  9. Enter the unique user that you created in Step 6.

    The script prompts you for a scheduling priority.

  10. Press Enter to accept the default value of 10.

    The system checks for previous installations, a valid package file, and updates. Then it prompts for an ECN Update.

  11. Enter Y.

    The Main Menu is displayed.