Sysload: How to install or update an agent

Document ID : KB000105629
Last Modified Date : 12/09/2018
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Introduction:
Depending on the type of installation (first install, upgrade, patch...) that you want to perform, you must use different arguments when you launch the Sysload Agent's setup.
Environment:
Sysload Agents on Linux / Unix or Windows
Instructions:
  • Unix / Linux: [root@server kit]# ./setup -task <argument>
  • Windows: setup.exe -task <argument>

The summary of setup arguments is shown in the table below. This section details the different actions that the setup program can engage.
The "-task" argument is mandatory.
 
TASK OPTIONTASK FUNCTION
-task installRequired to Initially install product.
-task upgradefrom5.1xUpgrades an Agent from a version preceding 5.20.
-task installupgradeIf an existing installation of a previous version exists, it will be upgraded. If not, the task proceeds with a new installation.
-task patchInstalls a product over an existing installation (same version but higher build number).
-task repairReinstalls an existing version in order to repair it.
-task uninstallUninstalls a Sysload product. The command should be run from the directory of the product to be uninstalled.
Additional Information:
For more details please refer the General setup (Command Mode) documentation page.