Linux-UNIX: Install S-TAP agents installation flow

Verify prerequisites, then install an S-TAP on Linux, Solaris, AIX and HP-UX servers using the Deploy Monitoring Agents tool, Guardium Installation Manager (GIM), the RPM, or the shell installer.

Depending on your license key, you can use the same S-TAP® agent for both file server and database activity monitoring. FAM does not require any specific S-TAP configuration.

This flow describes installing S-TAP on a single database reporting to one collector. See the related topics for additional information on S-TAP in clusters and zones.
  1. Plan the installation, review these topics:
  2. Verify prerequisites.
  3. Install S-TAP by one of During S-TAP installation, if auto-discovery is enabled, it auto-discovers databases and creates inspection engines for the discovered databases. The auto-discovery process runs once at the time of S-TAP installation and does not automatically repeat. You can modify the configuration after the installation is complete.
  4. Configure any of the optional components if required by your system.
  5. Reboot or restart if required (Linux-UNIX: What to restart or reboot on the database server after installing or updating S-TAP).
  6. Complete the S-TAP configuration.
  7. If required, configure Enterprise Load Balancing.