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:
[root@sbr-wf-eng1 ~]# yum info *sctp* Loaded plugins: product-id, rhnplugin, subscription-manager Updating Red Hat repositories. Available Packages Name : lksctp-tools Arch : x86_64 Version : 1.0.17 Release : 2.el7 Size : 227 k Repo : installed From repo : rhel-7-server-rpms Summary : User-space access to Linux Kernel SCTP URL : http://lksctp.sourceforge.net License : GPLv2 and GPLv2+ and LGPLv2 and MIT Description : This is the lksctp-tools package for Linux Kernel SCTP (Stream Control Transmission Protocol) Reference Implementation. This package is intended to supplement the Linux Kernel SCTP Reference Implementation now available in the Linux kernel source tree in versions 2.5.36 and following. For more information on LKSCTP see the package documentation README file, section titled "LKSCTP - Linux Kernel SCTP." This package contains the base run-time library and command-line tools.
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 7.3 or later, download “Signalware 9 SP6.v” (base package) and “Signalware 9 SP6.A” (upgrade).
Install the Signalware packages.
For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 or later, install the “Signalware 9 SP6.v” package first and then upgrade to “Signalware 9 SP6.A”.
To troubleshoot errors that might occur during the installation and configuration process, see Troubleshooting Signalware Installation and Configuration.
On RHEL 7.5 or later, you must disable the kernel address space layout randomization (KASLR) feature on Linux Kernel. For more information on how to disable the KASLR feature, see Table 35.