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Figure 4-10 Select WPAR Manager Agent package to be installed
10.Click Next to proceed to select the managed systems.
11.Select one or more target AIX systems on which you want to install the WPAR Manager
Agent, and click Add. Click Next to proceed (Figure 4-11).
Figure 4-11 Select AIX systems on which to install WPAR Manager Agent
12.Verify the details on the Agent Installation summary page and click Finish to launch the
install agent task (Figure 4-12 on page 52).
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Figure 4-12 Agent Installation summary
13.As with all tasks within Systems Director, you have the option to Run Now or Schedule
the task to be run at a later time. Click OK to complete the installation.
14.After the WPAR Manager agent installation task completes, return back to the WPAR
Manager Setup Advisor and click Next on the Install Agents page to proceed to the Collect
Inventory page. Click Collect inventory to launch the View and Collect Inventory page
(Figure 4-13).
Figure 4-13 Setup Advisor wizard: Collect Inventory
Collecting inventory is a two-step process.
Free space: Before installing the WPAR Manager agent on a managed system, ensure
that it has at least 200 MB of free space in the /var file system. If it does not, execute the
following command as root:
chfs -a size=+200MB /var
To install the WPAR Manager agent from the server, OpenSSH must be installed on the
IBM Systems Director agent.
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15.From the View and Collect Inventory page, make sure that the Target systems field
contains all the systems onto which you installed the WPAR Manager subagent. Select the
All Software Inventory option from the View by list box and click Collect Inventory.
16.Next, collect the extended WPAR inventory on the same systems by selecting the
Extended WPAR Inventory option from the View by list box and click Collect Inventory
(Figure 4-14).
Figure 4-14 View and Collect Inventory: All software inventory and extended WPAR inventory
After the extended WPAR inventory job completes, the systems will be recognized as
WPAR-capable. This step also discovers any existing WPARs on the WPAR-capable
systems and collects additional properties used by WPAR Manager.
17.Return back to the WPAR Manager Setup Advisor and click Next to proceed to the
Configure WPAR Manager Settings page. Click Configuration to configure the WPAR
Manager application settings (Figure 4-15).
Figure 4-15 Setup Advisor wizard: Configure the WPAR Manager settings
18.On the WPAR Manager Settings dialog, you can specify shared directory, enable debug
information (if needed), and specify whether to preserve WPAR definitions after the WPAR
is deleted (Figure 4-16 on page 54).

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