Before installing Privilege Manager for Unix 7.1.1, ensure that your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements.
NOTE: Beginning with version 7.1.1, Privilege Manager for Unix supports only Linux-based systems for Privilege Manager for Unix policy servers.
See Supported platforms to review a list of platforms that support Privilege Manager for Unix clients.
80 MB of disk space for program binaries and manuals for each architecture.
You must install and configure SSH client and server software on all policy server hosts.
You must enable access to SSH as the root user on the policy server hosts during configuration of the policy servers. Both OpenSSH 4.3 (and later) and Tectia SSH 6.4 (and later) are supported.
|Processor||Policy Servers: 4 cores|
|Policy Servers: 4GB|
Privilege Manager for Unix supports a direct upgrade installation from version 6.0 and higher. The Privilege Manager for Unix software in this release is provided using platform-specific installation packages. For more information on upgrading, see the One Identity Privilege Manager for Unix Administration Guide.
One Identity recommends that:
The upgrade process will create symbolic links to ensure that your existing paths function correctly.
Use of the Privilege Manager for Unix clients (pmrun and pmshells) with a policy server in Sudo policy mode is not supported.
Although licenses are allocated on a per-agent basis, you install licenses on Privilege Manager for Unix policy servers.
No special commands are required to register or license the clients with policy servers. Hosts using the Privilege Manager for Unix agents are automatically granted a license once a request is received on the Privilege Manager for Unix policy server by means of the
To install a license file
# /opt/quest/sbin/pmlicense –l <license_file>
This command displays your currently installed license and the details of the new license to be installed.
See the Privilege Manager for Unix Administration Guide for more information about the syntax and usage of the pmlicense command.
One Identity recommends that you follow these steps:
NOTE: Due to a change in the communication protocol, using 7.1 clients and servers with 7.0 clients and servers is not supported. One Identity recommends you upgrade all of your 7.0 installations to 7.1. Installations of release 6.x are not affected and can still be used with 7.1.
See Install PM Agent on a remote host in the One Identity Management Console for Unix Administration Guide for more information about the installing an agent on a remote host.
Refer to the Getting Started tab in the management console for a better understanding of the steps to take to be up and running quickly.
For information on upgrading Privilege Manager for Unix, see Upgrade Privilege Manager for Unix in Privilege Manager for Unix Administration Guide.
Depending on whether you are upgrading Privilege Manager for Unix from a version earlier than 7.0 or from version 7.x, handling your license is different.
Upgrading from a version 7.x: If you have purchased Privilege Manager for Unix version 7.x without owning an earlier version, you will receive a new license. In this case, you do not have to perform any extra steps and can proceed with the upgrade process.
Upgrading from a version earlier than 7.0: The product licensing changed with Privilege Manager for Unix version 7.0. If you are upgrading Privilege Manager for Unix from a version earlier than 7.0 to version 7.x, you must upgrade your license first.
In this case, make sure that you have received you upgraded license before starting the upgrade process.
When client machines attempt to join to the policy server using the pmjoin or pmjoin_plugin command, if you do not have the proper license, the following error message is displayed:
*** Checking connection to policy server host <policy-server> [FAIL] - ERROR: policy server <policy-server> has no valid license (for QPM4U) - ERROR: Unable to connect to any policy servers
To display a summary of the combined licenses configured on this host, enter the following command without any options
To install a license, enter the following command. For more information on license installation, see Installing licenses in Privilege Manager for Unix Administration Guide.
pmlicense -l <path-to-dlv-file>
If the license file is valid, the installer displays the following:
The selected license file (<path-to-dlv-file>) contains a valid license
If the license file is not valid, the installer displays the following error:
Error: This license file is not valid. Please contact Quest Licensing for a new license file.
You will receive the following message after the license is installed, depending the success of the installation:
If the license is successfully installed:
** Successfully installed new license
If the license install is failed:
** Error: Cannot configure new license from file <path-to-dlv-file>
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