22.1 Checklist for Installing iManager

Before beginning the installation, NetIQ recommends that you review the following steps:

Checklist Items

  1. Learn about the interaction among Identity Manager components. For more information, see Section 1.0, Overview of the Components of Identity Manager.

  1. Decide which servers you want to use for your Identity Manager components. For more information, see Section 5.3, Recommended Installation Scenarios and Server Setup.

  1. Understand the difference between iManager and iManager Workstation. For more information, see Section 22.2, Understanding the Server and Client Versions of iManager.

  1. (Conditional) To ensure that Linux computers meet the prerequisites for installing iManager and iManager Workstation, review the following considerations:

  1. (Conditional) To ensure that Windows computers meet the prerequisites for installing iManager and iManager Workstation, review the following considerations:

  1. Review the hardware and software requirements for the computers that will host iManager:

  1. (Conditional) For computers running a SLES 12 SP1 or later operating system, ensure that you have installed the appropriate set of libraries for a guided installation. For more information, see Section 6.3, Installing Identity Manager on SLES 12 SP1 or Later Servers.

  1. (Conditional) For computers running an RHEL 6.x or RHEL 7.x operating system, ensure that you have installed the appropriate set of libraries. For more information, see Section 6.4, Installing Identity Manager on RHEL 6.x or 7.x Servers.

  1. Access the installation files for iManager, located by default in the products/iManager/installs/server_platform/ directory within the .iso image file for the Identity Manager installation package.

    Alternatively, download the installation files from the NetIQ Downloads website. Search for iManager products, select the iManager version that you want, then download the .tgz and tar.bz2 or win.zip file to a directory on your server. For example, iMan_277_linux.tgz and iMan_277_workstation_linux.tar.bz2 or iMan_277_win.zip.

  1. (Optional) To learn more about the process for installing plug-ins, see Section 22.3, Understanding Installation for iManager Plug-ins.

  1. (Optional) To review actions that you can perform after installing iManager, see Section 24.0, Post-Installation Tasks for iManager.

  1. To install iManager and iManager Workstation, see the following sections: