How to install directly from an ISO image as an alternative to burning to DVD first.

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Article ID: 36868

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CLARITY PPM FOR ITG CLARITY PPM FEDERAL Clarity PPM On Premise

Issue/Introduction

Summary:

The Installation ISOs can be downloaded from CA Support Online but there aren't any steps to show how to mount them on the various operating systems that this installation media can be installed on without having to burn them to disk.

Instructions:

The following steps can be used for respective operating system

For Windows

  • Virtual CD-ROM Control Panel works but is unsupported by Microsoft.
  • Some alternatives mounting application are Daemon Tools Lite WinImage Virtual CloneDrive
  • Both have a mount option which allows you to navigate to the ISO and mount as a virtual drive.

 

 For Linux

  • Copy the ISO to a directory, e.g. /tmp then change directory to that location, if you are using ftp make sure it is done in binary mode. Then run the following command as root:

mount -o loop=/dev/loop0 <ISO Name>.iso /mnt/cdrom

or

mount -o loop=/dev/loop0 <ISO Name>.iso /mnt/cdrom -t iso9660

  • To unmount the ISO image use:

umount /mnt/cdrom

 

AIX 6.1

  • Copy the ISO to a directory, e.g. /tmp then change directory to that location, if you are using ftp make sure it is done in binary mode. Then run the following command as root: 

         loopmount -i <ISO Name>.iso -l loop0 -o "-V cdrfs -o ro" -m /mnt

  • To unmount the ISO image use:

        loopumount -l loop0 -m /mnt 


 Note: CA does not recommend or endorse any of the above; details are offered as a courtesy to our customers

Environment

Release: ESPCLA99000-13.3-Clarity-Extended Support Plus
Component: