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E1: INST: Frequently Asked Questions on UNIX or Linux Enterprise Server Installation (Doc ID 1325705.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 02, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards EnterpriseOne Tools - Version 8.98 and later
Generic Linux
Generic UNIX


This document answers a series of commonly asked questions on the Enterprise Server Installation on UNIX platforms.  It also contains references to documents related to the Enterprise Server Installation for reference.

For information related to the Enterprise Server Installation on the Windows or iSeries Enterprise Server or the Deployment Server installation, refer to the following documents:


NOTE: The knowledge attachments are not meant as a substitute for the Installation Guide, but as an aid for better understanding of the Enterprise Server Installation process.

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 Question 1: What is an Enterprise Server?
 Question 2: Are there any prerequisites for installing JD Edwards EnterpriseOne?
 Question 3: What are the Hardware Sizing requirements?
 Question 4: What are the Disk Space requirements?
 Question 5: What is the limit of the server name length?
 Question 6: What are the supported databases?
 Question 7: What Operating Systems are supported for Enterprise Server installation?
 Question 8: What is a Platform Pack?
 Question 9: Where can I download the Platform Pack from?
 Question 10: Are there separate installers for 32 bit and 64 bit platforms?
 Question 11: Can the Platform Pack be installed using Server Manager?
 Question 12: Are there any configurations required on UNIX systems prior to starting the Platform Pack installation?
 Question 13: Where to find the installation guide?
 Question 14: Which user should be used to run the Platform Pack installer?
 Question 15: Does the Platform Pack create any new user profiles on the UNIX Operating System?
 Question 16: Are there any third party software prerequisites for running the Platform Pack installer?
 Question 17: Is any JDK version needed to run the Platform Pack installer?
 Question 18: Can the Enterprise Server be installed on the same machine with other types of servers in E1 configuration?
 Question 19: Does the Platform Pack require the other E1 servers to be installed?
 Question 20: Is it mandatory to install both path code and database files at the same time?
 Question 21: How long will it take to run the Platform Pack installer?
 Question 22: Where is the Platform Pack install log?
 Question 23: Where are the scripts needed to manually populate the database?
 Question 24: How to troubleshoot the Platform Pack installation?
 Question 25: How to rerun the Platform Pack installer?
 Question 26: How to check if the Enterprise Server installation was successful?
 Question 27: Which OS user should start the EnterpriseOne services?
 Question 28: Is Virtualization (eg OVM) available for any UNIX platform?
 Question 29: Are there any scripts available to stop and start EnterpriseOne services?
 Question 30: When PORTTEST fails, does it mean the Platform Pack installation failed too?
 Question 31: Are there any known issues on running the Platform Pack Installer?
 Question 32: Does the Enterprise Server require a 32-bit Client to be installed on it?

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