How to use the image catalog functionality OS/400 V5R2 to upgrade or install NSSi? (NETIQKB45187)

  • 7745187
  • 02-Feb-2007
  • 05-Sep-2013

Environment

VigilEnt Security Agent for iSeries 7.5
NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries 8.0
NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries 8.1

Situation

How to use the OS/400 image catalog functionality (added in V5R2) to upgrade or install VigilEnt Security Agent for iSeries version 7.5 or NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries version 8.x?

Resolution

To upgrade or install VigilEnt Security Agent for iSeries 7.5 or NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries version 8.x using the image catalog:

  1. Download the ISO image of the VigilEnt Security Agent for iSeries v7.5 or NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries v8.0 product from https://www.netiq.com/support/default.asp
    1. Login with your username and password.

Note: If you have not previously enrolled and received a password, you must complete the Technical Support Access Request and Contact Form: https://www.netiq.com/support/contacts.asp

    1. Click Product Upgrade Download.
    2. Select VigilEnt Security Agent for iSeries 7.5 or NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries 8.0 or NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries 8.1.
    3. Follow the ISO Image Download instructions.

 

  1. FTP the file from the PC to the iSeries.

Tip: To reduce keystroke errors, use the PC copy and paste functions.

    1. Open a command window.
    2. Type FTP [system-name], where [system name] is the name or IP address of your iSeries server. To find the IP address of your iSeries server, on a command line, type GO TCPADM, and press Enter. Select option 7, and then option 1.
    3. Enter your user ID and password at the FTP prompt.
    4. Type quote rcmd crtdir dir('/pstemp') and press Enter.
    5. Type binary and press Enter.
    6. Type lcd [path], where [path] is the folder where you saved the .ISO file. For example, lcd c:\
    7. Press Enter.
    8. If you are upgrading to VigilEnt Security Agent for iSeries v 7.5, type put VSAi75CD.ISO /PSTEMP
    9. If you are upgrading to NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries v 8.0, type put NSSi80CD.ISO /PSTEMP
    10. If you are upgrading to NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries v 8.1, type put NSSi81CD.ISO /PSTEMP
    11. Type quit and press Enter. 
    12. Type exit and press Enter.

 

  1. To create the image catalogs on the iSeries system, on the command line, issue the following commands:
    1. CRTDEVOPT DEVD(OPTVRT01) RSRCNAME(*VRT) ONLINE(*YES) TEXT('Virtual optical device')
    2. VRYCFG CFGOBJ(OPTVRT01) CFGTYPE(*DEV) STATUS(*ON)
    3. CRTIMGCLG IMGCLG(PSINSTALL) DIR('/PSINSTALL') CRTDIR(*YES) TEXT('PSINSTALL')
    4. If you are upgrading to VigilEnt Security Agent for iSeries v 7.5, issue the following command:
      ADDIMGCLGE IMGCLG(PSINSTALL) FROMFILE('/temp/VSAi75CD.ISO') TEXT('VigilEnt Security Agent for iSeries cd')
    5. If you are upgrading to NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries v 8.0, issue the following command:
      ADDIMGCLGE IMGCLG(PSINSTALL) FROMFILE('/temp/NSSi80CD.ISO') TEXT('NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries cd')
    6. If you are upgrading to NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries v 8.1, issue the following command:
      ADDIMGCLGE IMGCLG(PSINSTALL) FROMFILE('/temp/NSSi81CD.ISO') TEXT('NetIQ Security Solutions for iSeries cd')
    7. LODIMGCLG IMGCLG(INSTALL) DEV(OPTVRT01) OPTION(*LOAD)
  2. Follow the installation instructions in the Installation Guide. Note: Substitute the NNNNNN value in the RSTLICPGM LICPGM(1PSI001) DEV(NNNNNN) and PSINSTALL DEV(NNNNNN)commands for OPTVRT01



Additional Information

Formerly known as NETIQKB45187

This functionality is available starting with OS/400 V5R2.

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