Verification of the system requirements
Before you begin the installation, verify that your system meets the hardware and software requirements that are specified for this release.
The hardware requirements that are listed in the System Requirements are the minimum requirements. Your system requirements might exceed these requirements if you are running other applications on the same machine as Sterling B2B Integrator.
For more information, see System Requirements.
Installation strictly enforces the following system requirements. If any of these requirements are not met, the installation fails. If the installation fails, review the installation log for a list of non-compliant items.
- Operating system version must match requirement exactly.
- The minimum patch level for the operating system is enforced, but you can apply higher patch levels.
- Verify the file system has adequate free disk space. The disk space is a minimum for the installation. The system must be separately sized to handle whatever load is going to be put on the system.
- If you are using a non-English environment, confirm that you are using the appropriate character set.
- An operating system user account exists on the host server.
- User account has permissions to run the commands for the operating environment.
- Database version must match exactly.
- If you are using an Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, or DB2 database, decide if you are going to manually or automatically apply Database Definition Language (DDL) Statements (schema) to the database. If you are going to manually apply DDL statements, you need to complete the data base schema work before you begin the installation.
- Determine if the database password needs to be encrypted.
- Obtain the correct version of the JDK, JCE, and JDBC drivers required. Most Java files required
are provided with the product download or media.
- JDK version must match requirement exactly.
- JDBC driver version supports exact matches and wildcard matches.
- Verify you have the correct Patches required by Java for the operation system.
- Note the Absolute path to JDK and patches.
- Ensure that you have the correct license file and JCE file. Important: Do not remove the existing license file or JCE file from your system. The files specified by the
JCE_DIST_FILEparameters in the sandbox.cfg file must be present during the upgrade, or the upgrade will fail.