Why does the SRAdmin silent install fail for Linux when following the documentation?

Document ID : KB000116819
Last Modified Date : 03/10/2018
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Introduction:
There may be a need to use a silent install for Linux, such as needing to install multiple servers without using the GUI or needing to install SRAdmin into a custom location.
Question:
When following the documented steps for a silent install of SRAdmin the install fails.

I perform the following command:
./srainstall.bin -f /opt/sp-media/sradmin-properties

With the following lines in my properties file:
INSTALLER_UI=silent
USER_INSTALL_DIR=/opt/spectrum/sradmin

But the only files I get in my /opt/spectrum directory is:

4.4M ./sradmin/Uninstall
188M ./sradmin/jre
192M ./sradmin
192M .
 
Environment:
Spectrum 10.1.x
Spectrum 10.2.x
Spectrum 10.3
Answer:
There is a need to create a temporary installation directory and export it as a variable of IATEMPDIR.

1. Create a temp directory for the installer under tmp and assign permissons
cd /tmp
mkdir sradmin
chmod 755 sradmin

2. Export the IATEMPDIR variable to the temp location made from step 1.
export IATEMPDIR=/tmp/sradmin;

3. You can verify that the variable exists by echoing the variable
echo $IATEMPDIR
/tmp/sradmin

If you run the install again it should be successful.

The documentation should be updated, but this techdoc is to be used interim