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This page demonstrate How To Install Sterling in Linux 8 (RHEL / CentOS)..

Installation of Sterling Commerce is difficult task. This steps help you on installation.
To install containerized Sterling commerce, you need to install following softwares.
Docker Compose:
Developer Tool Kit (DTK)

Docker Installation
  • Changed current user to root user:
    1. sudo su

  • change the mirror-list in all yum.repos.d files. Replace the base url with
    1. cd /etc/yum.repos.d/
    2  sed -i 's/mirrorlist/#mirrorlist/g' /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-*
    3. sed -i 's|#baseurl=|baseurl=|g' /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-*
    4. dnf distro-sync
  • Steps to install docker CE(Community Edition) on RHEL 8 Server
    1. cd /
    2. sed -i 's/mirrorlist/#mirrorlist/g' /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-*
    3. sed -i 's|#baseurl=|baseurl=|g' /etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-*
    4. dnf config-manager --add-repo=
    5. dnf list docker-ce
    6. dnf install docker-ce --nobest -y
    7. systemctl enable docker
    8. systemctl start docker
    9. docker --version
Docker Compose Installation:
  • To install Docker Compose, Pleae use following steps:
    Command and Steps:
    1. sudo curl -L "$(uname -s)-$(uname -m)" -o /usr/local/bin/docker-compose
    2. sudo chmod +x /usr/local/bin/docker-compose
    3. /usr/local/bin/docker-compose --version
    4. Restart the system.
Developer Tool Kit(DTK):
  • Create oms folder in root directory:
    1. mkdir oms
    2. chmod 777 oms
  • copy developer tool kit jar:
    1. cp ./devtoolkit_docker.tar /oms/
    2. cd /oms
  • unzip developer tool kit tar:
    1. tar -xvf devtoolkit_docker.tar && chmod +x devtoolkit_docker/compose/*.sh
    2. cd devtoolkit_docker/compose
  • create a link to docker-compose:
    1. sudo ln -s /usr/local/bin/docker-compose /usr/bin/docker-compose
  • Install:
    1. ./ setup
  • Accept License Agreement:
    1. Read the prompt messages and press enter key (multiple times) to accept it. it will take 2 hrs
    2. At the end you need to type "accept"
Login To Console:

Note: Here just high level steps are given. You need to follow product installation guideline .
How To Launch Configurator
Configurator can be launched in two wasy.
  1. From IE Browser or Microsoft Edge Browser
  2. Using Command Line

Launching Confgiurator (Application Manager ) from Coomand Line:
1. cd /oms/devtoolkit_docker/runtime/ApplicationManagerClient
2. java -jar client.jar

Launching Confgiurator (Application Manager ) From IE Browser
To launch application manager (Configurator) from browser, You need to have following softwares in your laptop as Pre-requisite.
  1. IE 9.0 or higher version installed in your laptop. or Mirosoft Edge Browser
  2. 32 Bit JDK/JRE installed in your laptop
  3. If your laptop does not have IE. You have Edge browser. In that case open console url in Edge Browser, then change it to IE mode (there will be a IE icon on the right top corner of window. Just click on the icon)
If you are using Edge browser. Login to console and then Switch to IE mode.

Steps To Launch Configurator (Application Manager) from IE:
  1. Login to application console. URL: https://localhost:9443/smcfs/console/login.jsp(Console)
  2. Login to console with admin/-password-
  3. Click on the Menu item "Application Manager"
  4. Wait for 5-10 min. new window should open which actually an Java Applet.
Trouble shooting:
If configurator does not launch. Please trouble shoot following way:
  1. Open Controll Panel. You should see a Java icon. Click on that

  2. Enable Debuging as shownn in the screenshot

  3. Enable right java as shown below.

  4. Restart your system. Then try again.

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