Uptime Infrastructure Monitor Agents for various UNIX platforms are installed at the command line using a shell script.

To install an agent on a UNIX system, do the following:

  1. Log into the system as user root.
  2. Using Telnet or FTP, transfer the archive containing the Agent to the system on which you want to install it.
    You should copy the archive to a temporary directory on the system.
  3. Extract the archive.
    Depending on the version of UNIX, you will need to extract the archive using either the tar command or a combination of the gzip and tar commands. For example, to extract the Agent for AIX use the following command:
    tar -xvf uptmagnt-AIX-<version>.tar
  4. Type the following command at the command line:
  5. Follow the prompts to complete the installation.