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Linux Installation Folder

Linux Installation Folder

DP uses a temporary folder inside /tmp dir on linux server as temporary location where the installation packages are downloaded for installation. Once packages are downloaded the installation is started from this temporary folder. RPM installation/update doesn’t work if /tmp is mounted with the noexec-option.

Create an option to use another folder for installation.

e.g. Introduce an OMNIRC variable to change the installation folder.

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Micro Focus Contributor
Micro Focus Contributor
Status changed to: Waiting for Votes
 
Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert

I have several customer who have set the /tmp folder with noexec for security reasons and so remote DP installation fails. GUI and code should be changed to specify a temporary directory to be used for installation.

Knowledge Partner Knowledge Partner
Knowledge Partner

Hello,

This request exists for some time (see QCCR2A65522) and needs to be implemented now. I like the proposal found in the ER to use /var/opt/omni/tmp instead (at least as an alternate path by default).

Regards,
Sebastian Koehler

Micro Focus Contributor
Micro Focus Contributor
Status changed to: Accepted
 
Micro Focus Contributor
Micro Focus Contributor
Status changed to: Delivered

This feature was delivered and addressed in Data Protector 10.20.

Stefan Wusowski Super Contributor.
Super Contributor.
Where is this feature documented?
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