Install IDOL Site Admin as a Service on Linux

Use the following procedure to install IDOL Site Admin as a service on Linux.

  1. Create a user and group to run IDOL Site Admin. HPE recommends that you use siteadmin as both the user name and the group name:

    $ useradd siteadmin 
  2. Create a directory in which to install IDOL Site Admin. HPE recommends that you use /opt/siteadmin as the installation directory:

    $ mkdir /opt/siteadmin
  3. Create a directory to serve as the home directory for IDOL Site Admin. HPE recommends that you use /opt/siteadmin/home as the home directory:

    $ mkdir /opt/siteadmin/home
  4. Copy siteadmin.jar to the installation directory:

    $ cp siteadmin.jar /opt/siteadmin/             
  5. Recursively change the ownership of the installation directory:

    $ chown –R siteadmin:siteadmin /opt/siteadmin
  6. Deploy the startup script.

    System V

    $ cp install/linux/sysv/ /etc/init.d/siteadmin
    $ chmod +x /etc/init.d/siteadmin
    $update-rc.d siteadmin defaults 99


    $ cp install/linux/upstart/siteadmin.conf /etc/init/
    $ chmod +x /etc/init/siteadmin.conf
  7. If you have used any non-default paths or settings during installation, edit the startup script to contain the corresponding values.
  8. Start the application.

    System V

    $ sudo /etc/init.d/siteadmin start


    $ sudo service siteadmin start

To continue the installation, follow the steps in Configure IDOL Site Admin.