Install Sudo Policy Server

The Sudo Policy Server supports interactive installation methods and package installation methods for its server components.

For more information, please see:

Install Sudo Policy Server Overview

If you are installing Sudo Policy Server using pbinstall, the menu options will look similar to the following table.

  1. For option 9, Install sudo Policy Server?, enter yes. If Registry Name Service is enabled, you are also required to install the Registry Name Services Server. Review the section noted in the information box for more details.
Opt Description [Value]

Install Everything Here (Demo Mode)?

2 Install License Server? [no]
3 Install Registry Name Services Server? [no]
4 Install Client Registration Server? [no]
5 Install Policy Server Host? [yes]
6 Allow Policy & Log Caching? [no]
7 Enable Role Based Policy? [no]
8 Install Run Host? [yes]
9 Install Submit Host? [yes]
11 Install PBSSH? [yes]
12 Install sudo Policy Server? [yes]
13 Install Log Host? [yes]
14 Enable Logfile Tracking and Archiving? [yes]
15 Is this a Log Archiver Storage Server? [no]
16 Is this a Log Archiver Database Server? [no]
17 Install File Integrity Monitoring Polic... [no]
18 Install REST Services? [yes]
19 List of License Servers [*]
55 sudo policy database file path and filename? [/opt/pbul/dbs/pbsudo.db]
56 Directory location for sudo policy files? [/opt/pbul/sudoersdir]?
  1. Choose your options.
  2. Use the c navigation command to continue the installation.
  3. A prompt asks if you want to view the install script. Enter n.


This option is intended for troubleshooting by BeyondTrust Technical Support. The generated install script contains thousands of lines of code.

  1. A prompt asks if you want to install the product now. Enter y.

The pbinstall install script executes and installs components on this machine.