Install TIM as a software for APM 9.7 on RHEL 6.4

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Title:  Install TIM as a software for APM 9.7 on RHEL 6.4.



Starting with APM 9.6, CA Technologies does not ship RHEL OS for TIM. As a result, the TIM is a software package only. Customers have to choose their own RHEL/CentOS for TIM installation.

The following versions of RHEL/CentOS are supported for TIM 9.7:

5.8, 5.9, 6.4, 6.5, 7.x.


The example bellows shows how to install TIM 9.7 on RHEL 6.4:



Following packages are required for TIM 9.7 installation on RHEL 6.4:

mod_ssl, compat-libstdc++-33, pexpect, unzip, httpd, nspr, libpcap, gdb, mod_wsgi, java-1.7.0-openjdk, policycoreutils-python 


Installation Steps:

1.      Download “GEN11151925E.tar” from CA Support Online.

2.      Copy it to RHEL server where TIM is to be installed. In this example, the file is copied to the /dumps directory.

ll for dumps directory.png

3.      Check to see if there are correct permissions on the tar file.

chmod 755.png

4.      Extract the tar file.

tar -xvf GEN.png

5.      After extracting, the files below are created:

ll GEN.png

6.       Unzip "tim-9.7....Linux.el6.x86_64-install.tar.gz" file. It creates a tar file.


7.      Extract again the newly created tar file.

tar tim rhel6.png

8.      The files below are created after extraction is done.

ll after tim extract.png

9.      Open "ca-eula.en.txt" file in vi editor, go to the end of file and replace “reject” with “accept." Save the file

EULA accept.png

10.  Start TIM installation by running the "timinstall.bin" file.


11.  Press enter to continue.

12.  Specify path for "ca-eula.en.txt" file and press the enter key.

eula path.png

13.  Specify Target installation directory. By default it is /opt.

14.  Press "Y" for confirmation.

15.  Select "2" for creating private httpd for TIM.

Create Private HTTPD for TIM.png

16.  Choose the http port. Default is 8080.

17.  Choose the https port. Default is 844.

18.  Press Enter to modify firewall for httpd ports.

19.  Specify internal port for TIM use Enter. The default is 81.

20.  Confirm the TIM installation.

Confirm TIM installation.png

21.  The TIM installation completes successfully.

Install Complete.png


22.  Open the TIM UI by navigating to “http://<TIM_IP>:8080”.

     Admin is the default username and quality is password.