What are the RHEL 6.4 installation pre-requisites

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  • 06-Jun-2013
  • 28-Jun-2013


NetIQ Change Guardian 4.0
Red Hat (RHEL) 6.4


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Pre-Requisites for Change Guardian Server installation are not accurate.
Error during installation of Change Guardian server on Red Hat 6.4. 


Install 32‐bit Runtime Support with either of the following commands on RHEL:


                yum install libstdc++.i686 pam.i686 pcre.i686 expat.i686 openldap.i686 libtool-ltdl.i686 compat-libstdc++-33.i686


                Alternately install the package “compat-libraries”:  yum groupinstall compat-libraries


Ensure that the dependencies are up to date RHEL:


                yum update libstdc++

                yum update pam

                yum update pcre

                yum update expat

                yum update openldap

                yum update libtool-ltdl

                yum update compat-libstdc++-33


Resolve any necessary system dependencies:


                yum install


Verify the Host Name Returns Properly:


Add the host name to the /etc/hosts file containing the IP address.  To verify, run the following command: hostname -f


Note, the Change Guardian Server can be configured to run on a static IP Address rather than a host name.


Kernel SHMMAX Parameter to Enable PostgreSQL:


                Change the kernel SHMMAX parameter, append the following information to the /etc/sysctl.conf file:


# for Sentinel Postgresql



Verify CG Server Ports Are Open:


                iptables -I INPUT -p tcp --dport port_number -j ACCEPT

                On RHEL: service iptables save

                On SLES: iptables-save


Installation Procedure:


Extract the Change Guardian server installation file:


                tar -zxvf install_cgserver-


Run the Change Guardian Server Install from where the distribution was unpacked:




Type the number for the language you want to use for the installation, and then press Enter.


Accept the license agreement.


Select a standard configuration for the core components [1] (see the user guide for custom configuration options):


                Create a Sentinel admin password (NOTE: The admin, dbauser, and appuser accounts use this password.)


Select a standard configuration for the Change Guardian components [1] (see the user guide for custom configuration options):


                Create a Change Guardian cgadmin user password.


Set up the default email destination.


                SMTP Host – The full name, including domain name, of the email server from which you want to send email alerts.

                SMTP Port – The remote SMTP port used to connect. The default is 25.

                From – The return email address appearing on each email sent.

                SMTP User Name – The user name to use when connecting to the SMTP server.

                SMTP Password – The password corresponding with the entered SMTP user name.


Configure the Network Time Protocol (NTP).



RedHat (RHEL) 6.4 was released with a modified file set from 6.3 which caused the documentation for prerequisite to be different.