Installing IB 5.5 for SCO Open Server 5.0 - Addtional Notes

By: Borland Staff

Abstract: This document is an addendum to the installation notes provided with InterBase 5.5 for SCO Open Server 5.0

Problem:
This document is an addendum to the installation 
notes provided with InterBase 5.5 for SCO Open Server 5.0


Solution:
The media shipped with InterBase 5.5 for SCO Open Server 5.0 is a CD.  

The software is in SCO   custom   format and can be installed using   custom/Application Manager.

Insert the CD into your CD ROM drive.  

There are two methods to install InterBase 5.5 for SCO Open Server 5.0:
Using the graphical interface 
Using the command line

Installing using the Graphical Interface

Fire up the customer utility to install InterBase
Click on Software Manager
Click on Software Install New

Prompt: 	What host (machine) do you want to install from?
Select the appropriate machine
Click on the Continue button

Prompt: 	Insert media and select media device
Example: Select media device: CD ROM Drive 0
Click the OK button

Highlighted: InterBase (RDBMS) (ver SI_V5.5)
Prompt:	Select the software you want to install
Click the Install button

Prompt: Please enter the license certificate ID:
Enter the Server Activation License

Message: Success
Installation: Complete
Click the OK button

Please restart the server
After restarting, To test the install:
Go to the command line
Enter: /usr/interbase/bin/isql
You should receive an SQL prompt.


Installing from the Command Line
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Go to the command line prompt.  
Note: If you are in the GUI you can
Press CTL ALT F1 to switch into the command line
Type custom at the command prompt.
A menu will appear.
Click on Software and arrow down to Install New

Prompt:  What machine do you want to install from?
Highlight your machine and click the Continue button

Prompt:  Select media device:
Select CD ROM and click the Continue button

Prompt: Select Software to install
InterBase should be highlighted 
(InterBase relational RDBMS) (ver SI-V5.5)
Click on Install 

Prompt: Please enter the license certificate ID:
Enter your Server Activation License Certificate ID
Press Enter

Prompt: Press enter to continue
Message: Installation complete.  
Click the OK button

The new listing of all software installed on your machine will appear
Click Host and arrow down to Exit
This will bring you back to the command line prompt

To test your install
Enter: /usr/interbase/bin/isql
You should receive an SQL prompt

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