3.7 Installing Sentinel Log Management for Identity Governance and Administration

  1. Download the SentinelLogManagementForIGA8.1.1.0.tar.gz from the NetIQ downloads Website.

  2. Navigate to the directory where you want to extract the file.

  3. Run the following command to extract the file

    tar -zxvf SentinelLogManagementForIGA8.1.1.0.tar.gz

  4. Navigate to the SentinelLogManagementforIGA directory.

  5. Run the following command:


  6. Enter y to accept the license agreement and continue with the installation.

    The installation might take a few seconds to load the installation packages.

  7. Specify 2 to perform a custom configuration of SLM for IGA.

  8. Enter 1 to use the default evaluation license key.


    Enter 2 to enter a purchased license key for SLM for IGA.

  9. Specify the password for the administrator user admin and confirm the password again.

  10. Specify the password for the database user dbauser and confirm the password again.

    The dbauser account is the identity used by SLM for IGA to interact with the database. The password you enter here can be used to perform database maintenance tasks, including resetting the admin password if the admin password is forgotten or lost.

  11. Specify the password for the application user appuser and confirm the password again.

  12. Change the port assignments by entering the required number.

    For example, the default port for Web Server is 8443. To modify the port number for Web Server, specify 4. Enter the new port value for Web Server, for example, 8643.

  13. After you have changed the ports, specify 8 for done.

  14. Enter 1 to authenticate users using only the internal database.


    If you have configured an LDAP directory in your domain, enter 2 to authenticate users by using LDAP directory authentication.

    The default value is 1.

  15. Enter n when you are prompted to enable FIPS 140-2 mode.

  16. Enter n when you are prompted to enable scalable storage.

The installation finishes and the server starts. It might take few minutes for all services to start after installation because the system performs a one-time initialization. Wait until the installation finishes before you log in to the Sentinel server.

To access the SLM for IGA main interface, specify the following URL in your web browser:

https://<IP_Address/DNS_SLM for IGA_server>:<port>/sentinel/views/main.html

Where <IP_Address/DNS_SLM for IGA_server> is the IP address or DNS name of the SLM for IGA server and <port> is the port for the SLM for IGA server.