Installing on zLinux

Connect:Direct Web Services on zLinux requires the following system libraries to be installed:
Note: Ensure that you install using Root Privilege.
Attention: For Connect:Direct Web Services v6.0.0.5 to run with PostgreSQL on zLinux platforms, users must create a dedicated PostgreSQL database instance and then configure Connect:Direct Web Services to use it while it is being installed. If for some reason the database is corrupted or you lose the database password follow the instructions described here PostgreSQL database Password management.

Follow the procedure given below to prepare and complete installation on zLinux.

  1. If you have downloaded the Web Services for zLinux installation software from Fix Central or Passport Advantage go to the download folder.
  2. Untar the installer .tar.gz file.
    % tar -zxvf IBM_CDWebServices_<$version>_zLinux_x64.tar.gz
    Note: $VERSION refers to the IBM® Connect:Direct® Web Service version number.
  3. To continue installing follow the steps described in, Installing on UNIX.
    Note: For IBM Connect:Direct Web Service v6.0.0.5 and above users, enter the following additional PostgreSQL Database Server connection details.
    Port for PostgreSQL


    Enter PostgreSQL Port

    PostgreSQL Port (Default: 5432):

    Password for PostgreSQL


    This installation requires a password to continue.

    Please Enter the password:




    Enter hostname

    Hostname (Default: localhost):