The following sections describe the Identity Manager installation process and provide information on how to plan your installation.
For information about upgrading to Sun Identity Manager 8.1, refer to the Sun Identity Manager 8.1 Upgrade guide.
This guide is organized into parts to help guide you through the installation process. For example, you only need to read the chapters that apply to your choice of application server and database.
Install and configure an application server
Install the JDK (if necessary)
Install and configure a database
Install the Identity Manager software using the installer application and deploy it to your application server
Optionally install the Identity Manager Gateway
Optionally install PasswordSync
Start Identity Manager and log on to the Administrator interface using a web browser
Verify that Identity Manager is working properly and perform some simple configuration tasks
Register Identity Manager with Sun Microsystems
Manually install Identity Manager and configure the database connection (if you did not use the installer application in Part II)
Uninstall the Identity Manager software (if necessary)
Refer to Supported Software and Environments in Sun Identity Manager 8.1 Release Notes for detailed information about software and environments that are compatible with Identity Manager.
Refer to Chapter 3, Clustering and High Availability, in Sun Identity Manager Overview for information on clustering.
These installation instructions apply to Sun Identity Manager and Sun Identity Manager Service Provider.