Veritas InfoScale™ 7.3 Getting Started Guide - AIX

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Product(s): InfoScale & Storage Foundation (7.3)

Obtaining the product binaries

The installation media or tar ball includes multiple products. When you run the installation program, you can choose which product to install. If you are not sure which product to install, refer to the high-level overview about the products.

If you are not installing from the installation media, you need to obtain the product binaries from Veritas's electronic distribution site.

Obtaining the product binaries

  1. Call Customer Care for your region by following the instructions provided at:

    Do one of the following:

    • If you have not obtained a license, ask Customer Care to email you a licensing template. Follow the instructions in the email to license your product, and repeat these instructions.

    • If you have already obtained a license, ask Customer Care to email you a FileConnect download template.

  2. Locate the email that contains the FileConnect download template, and locate the serial number. (The serial number is not a license key; it is a code you need to download Veritas Infoscale products from the portal).
  3. Go to Veritas's electronic distribution website at:

  4. Select a language.
  5. Enter the serial number contained in the FileConnect download email, and click Enter, and then agree to the license agreement.
  6. Select the product you want to download.
  7. Under step 1, select a download method. Do one of the following:
    • If you are only downloading one item, click HTTP Download to make the download go faster.

    • If you are downloading more than one item, click Managed Download.

  8. Select the product you want to download, and click Begin Downloading.

    The binaries are available as a tar file or as an ISO image.

    .tar.gz format

    1. Open the tar file and save it to your local system.

    2. Unzip the tar file.

      # gunzip Veritas_InfoScale_\
    3. Untar the file. For example, enter the following:

      # tar -xvf Veritas_InfoScale_\

    ISO image format

    See Mounting the ISO image.