Installing database drivers on an Information Manager appliance
If you install a collector that reads from a database on an Information Manager appliance, you may need to install a database driver on the Information Manager appliance.
See Installing collectors that use a database sensor.
To install a database driver on an Information Manager appliance
On the Information Manager appliance, log in as root.
To create a directory to store the contents of the JDBC driver archive file, at a command prompt, type the following command:
To transfer the tar.gz file to the Information Manager appliance, use an SFTP client such as WinSCP to place the tar.gz in the directory that you created in step 2.
Before you install a database driver on an Information Manager appliance, you must download the driver to the SSIM Client computer.
See Downloading database drivers.
To extract the tar file, at the command prompt, type the following command:
tar -zxvf sqljdbc_1.2.2828.100_enu.tar.gz
To change the owner of the driver files to the user sesuser and the group ses, at the command prompt, type the following command:
chown -R sesuser.ses /dbdrivers/*