Sun Java System Access Manager Policy Agent 2.2 Guide for Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0

Generating a State File for a Web Agent Installation

This section describes how to generate a state file for installing a web agent.

You need to initially issue a command for recording the information you will enter as you follow the agent installation steps. Enter all the necessary installation information in order to create a complete state file.

ProcedureTo Generate a State File for a Web Agent Installation

The following task describes how to generate a state file for a web agent installation

  1. Change to the directory in which you unpacked the agent binaries.

  2. Issue the command that applies as follows:

    java agent_WINNT_iis5 -saveState filename

    An option that saves all of your responses to installation prompts in a state file.


    Represents the name that you choose for the state file.

  3. Enter the installation information as described in Installing Agent for Microsoft IIS 5.0.

    Your answers to the prompts are recorded in the state file. When the installation is complete, the state file is created in the same directory where the installation program is located.

    Note –

    When generated, a state file will have read permissions for all users. However, because the state file contains clear text passwords, change the file permissions to restrict read and write access to the user root.