Follow the specific steps outlined in this section before you install the web agent to reduce the chance of complications occurring during and after the installation.
You must have Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.3.1 or higher installed or available on a shared file system in order to run the graphical user interface (GUI) of the web agent installation program. Currently, JRE 1.3.1 or any version higher is certified for use with the web agent installation program.
Perform the following pre-installation tasks:
Ensure that Policy Agent 2.2 for Apache HTTP Server is supported on the desired platform as listed in Table 2–1.
Install Apache HTTP Server if not already installed.
Refer to the Apache HTTP Server documentation for details on how best to install and configure this server for your platform.
Ensure that Apache HTTP Server has the latest patches available.
Set your JAVAHOME environment variable to a JDK version 1.3.1_04 or higher.
The installation requires that you set up your JAVAHOME variable correctly. However, if you have incorrectly set the JAVAHOME variable, the setup script will prompt you for supplying the correct JAVAHOME value:
Please enter JAVAHOME path to pick up java: