CHAPTER 25 Understanding and Creating Server Software Packages

This chapter discusses the creation of server software packages and how you can use them to manage your servers. With server software packages, you can create a package that runs scripts for pre-installation and post-installation, for loading and unloading of NLMs and Java classes, for installation prerequisites to restrict package installation, and for installing software on your servers.

Understanding Server Software Packages

Server software packages are much like any other installation package that you may be familiar with for other systems. This package system enables you to specify that certain features of the hardware and system need to be present (disk space, OS version, ...

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