Yesterday I finished the installation of a new Ubuntu Linux 7.04 Feisty Fawn and I needed to install the Data Protector Disk Agent to backup its files. I have a Windows 2003 cell manager and a HP-UX install server that should help with the installation of the Data Protector software on UNIX/Linux/Solaris hosts… I’m quite a newbye on the topic but I was unable to install the disk agent using the HP-UX install server so here you will find instructions for the “always working” manual installation.
The first thing is to get the HP-UX PA-RISC install server CDs from HP website:if you do not have the original CDs you can get them as trial from here.
Now its time to install the Disk Agent on the server you need to backup; you need to install a package that is not installed by default on the Ubuntu Linux 7.04: inetd. So, as “administrator”, execute the command:
to get the needed package installed.
Insert the first CD of the HP-UX PA-RISC install server on the optical drive of the server and mount it:
Now it is install time:
Answer all the questions the installer asks to you and finish the installation. In my installation the Data Protector agent was correctly added to the inetd configuration:
OK… we are at the end…
and now try if the Data Protector agent answers to port 5555:
That’s all… if you encounter any problem leave a comment here… I’ll try to help you.
Leave a comment even if you have a smarter method… I am very glad to learn.