What are the steps to create a Linux software package for use with CA Client Automation Software Delivery ?

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Question:

What are the steps to create a Linux software package for use with CA Client Automation Software Delivery ?

 

Environment:                                          

CA Client Automation - All Versions 

 

 

Answer:

 

1.   Create a directory containing the .deb file (ex: 7zip.deb)  create a script shell containing these lines (eg : install.sh)

This should be done on the Linux server using vi editor. then tar up the script file up and transfer to Domain Manager in binary mode to prevent file corruption. Then untar on Windows and create the software package. 

 #! /bin/sh

/usr/bin/dpkg -i 7zip.deb

exit $?

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2. Open the DSM Explorer and create a new software package a new Software Delivery Package with the 2 files in the source and put install.sh as install procedure:

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3. Seal the package and now it it is ready to be deployed to applicable operating systems. 

 

Additional Information:                    

The example script could also be modified to be used for other Linux versions and UNIX platforms as long as you call the correct installer files

EG: On Redhat you could use full path to rpm -i <filename.rpm> .

 

For additional information on supported versions of CA Client Automation or Linux variants see the following link:

https://docops.ca.com/ca-client-automation/14-0/en

The Linux variant support statement can be found here:

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