|Oracle® Transparent Gateway Installation Guide
10g Release 2 (10.2) for Solaris Operating System, hp-ux, IBM AIX, and hp Tru64 UNIX
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This chapter provides information about the hardware and software requirements and the installation procedure for Oracle Transparent Gateway for Informix for Solaris Operating System(SPARC) and hp-ux. It contains the following sections:
Table 3-1 shows the hardware requirements for Oracle Transparent Gateway for Informix.
|Hardware Items||Required for HP 9000 Series hp_ux||Required for Solaris Operating System|
|CPU||HP 9000 Series 700 or 800 processor for hp-ux 11.0||Sun Solaris Operating System (SPARC) Processor|
|Temporary Disk Space||500 MB||500 MB|
|Disk Space||1.5 GB||750 MB|
|Memory||512 MB||512 MB|
|Swap Space||1 GB||1 GB|
The system must meet the following minimum hardware requirements:
512 MB of physical RAM
1 GB of swap space (or twice the size of RAM)
On systems with 2 GB or more of RAM, the swap space can be between one and two times the size of RAM.
500 MB of disk space in the /tmp directory
Between 750 MB and 1.5 GB of disk space for the Oracle software, depending on the installation type and platform
To ensure that the system meets these requirements, follow these steps:
To determine the physical RAM size, enter one of the following commands:
If the size of the physical RAM installed in the system is less than the required size, you must install more memory before continuing.
To determine the size of the configured swap space, enter one of the following commands:
If necessary, see your operating system documentation for information about how to configure additional swap space.
The follow section describes the software requirements for Oracle Transparent Gateway for Informix.
Table 3-2 shows the operating system version required for Oracle Transparent Gateway for Informix for Solaris Operating System and hp-ux .
To ensure that the system meets the software requirements, follow these steps:
To determine which version of hp-ux is installed, enter the following command:
# uname -a HP-UX hostname B.11.11 U 9000/800 109444686 unlimited-user license
To determine which version of Solaris Operating System is installed, enter the following command:
# uname -r
If your operating system is lower than Solaris 8 (5.8), upgrade your operating system to this level.
This release of the gateway supports Informix Dynamic Server. For the latest versions supported refer to the OTN Web site:
To install the gateway, follow these steps:
Run the Oracle Universal Installer
See "Running the Oracle Universal Installer" section for more information on running the Oracle Universal Installer.
Step through the Oracle Universal Installer
Oracle Universal Installer is a menu-driven utility that guides you through the installation of the gateway by prompting you with action items. The action items and the sequence in which they appear depend on your platform.
See Table 3-3 for description of the installation procedure of Oracle Transparent Gateway for Informix.
Configure the Gateway
Refer to Oracle Transparent Gateway for Informix Administrator's Guide of your platform for instruction on how to configure your gateway.
Step Through the Oracle Universal Installer
Table 3-3 describes the installation procedure for Oracle Transparent Gateway for Informix.
|Oracle Universal Installer: Welcome||Click Next.|
|Oracle Universal Installer: File Locations||The Source section of the screen is where you specify the source location that the Oracle Universal Installer must use to install the Oracle Transparent Gateway. You need not edit the file specification in the Path field. The default setting for this field points to the installer file on your Oracle Transparent Gateway installation media.
The Path field in the Destination section of the File Locations screen is where you specify the destination for your installation. You need not edit the path specification in the Path field. The default setting for this field points to
|Oracle Universal Installer: Available Product Components||a. Deselect the checked products.
b. Select Oracle Transparent Gateway 10.2.0.1.0, open up this row.
c. Select Oracle Transparent Gateway for Informix 10.2.0.1.0.
d. Click Next.
|Informix Client Library Path||Specify the full path of the directory where the Informix Client Library is installed. Click Next to continue.|
|Informix Server and Database Names||Specify the server name and the database name of the Informix database that the gateway will access, then click Next.|
|Oracle Universal Installer: Summary||The Installation Summary screen enables you to review a tree list of options and components for this installation. Click Install to display the Installation Status screen.|
|Oracle Net Configuration Assistant: Welcome||Click Cancel|
|Oracle Net Configuration Assistant:||Click Yes|
|Oracle Universal Installer: Configuration Tools||Click Exit|
|Exit||The final screen of the Oracle Universal Installer is the End of Installation screen. Click Exit to exit the installer.|