Installation Process

Privilege Management for Unix and Linux supports interactive installation methods and package installation methods. Before you choose which installation method to use, we recommend that you review the indicated section.

  • Use pbinstall: pbinstall is a command-line script that can be used to install (or upgrade) Privilege Management for Unix and Linux. It enables the user to review each setting during the installation process and customize the Privilege Management for Unix and Linux installation on that host.

A wrapper script, run_pbinstall, is available to simplify installation of all Privilege Management for Unix and Linux components.

  • Use pbmakeremotetar:pbmakeremotetar enables you to clone a Privilege Management for Unix and Linux installation on a host across other hosts. pbmakeremotetar is effective when you have multiple systems that are running the same Privilege Management for Unix and Linux flavor and are to be configured identically.
  • Use pbpatchinstall: pbpatchinstall enables you to install Privilege Management for Unix and Linux patches on installations of Privilege Management for Unix and Linux v4.0 and higher.
  • Use package installers: For Solaris, Linux, HP-UX, and AIX, you can install Privilege Management for Unix and Linux using package installers.