Install Database Software

Begin with a clean system and a fresh database installation to ensure a successful CA UIM deployment. Using a pre-existing database can cause subtle configuration conflicts that are hard to diagnose.
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Begin with a clean system and a fresh database installation to ensure a successful CA UIM deployment. Using a pre-existing database can cause subtle configuration conflicts that are hard to diagnose.
If you are:
Relational database server performance is heavily affected by disk I/O performance and server bus bandwidth. Crowded VM hosts, clusters, or heavily shared storage in VM environments are not recommended for hosting the NIS database. Selecting the right database storage solution is beyond the scope of this document. Consult your storage vendor if you need further assistance.
Database Server Setup
Follow these steps:
  1. Install an operating system and browser. See the Compatibility Support Matrix for the supported versions of:
    • Windows, Linux, or Solaris
    • Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Chrome
  2. Ensure that disk compression is NOT enabled.
  3. On Linux systems:
    • Install the standard C++ library.
    • Ensure the /etc/hosts file maps
      127.0.0.1
      to
      localhost
      , and its own IP address to its hostname.
Setup is complete.
More information:
The following articles explain how to install your database software. Select the appropriate database article for installation instructions.