How do I upload CA LDAP Server for z/OS r12 to the mainframe, ready for install, without using FTP or SFTP?

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CA ACF2 CA ACF2 - DB2 Option CA ACF2 for zVM CA ACF2 - z/OS CA ACF2 - MISC CA-24X7 High-Availability Manager for DB2 for z/OS CA-Batch Processor Compile QQF CA Data Compressor for DB2 for z/OS Data Navigator for DB2 UDB for z/OS CA-DB Delivery for DB2 CA Unicenter NSM CA Log Compress DBA for DB2 Guide Online CA InfoRefiner Advantage InfoRefiner Advantage InfoRefiner Maint Upgrade CA InfoTransport Advantage InfoTransport Maint Upgrade Online Reorg for DB2 for z/OS CA RC/Update for DB2 for z/OS Query Analyzer RI Editor for DB2 for z/OS DB2 TOOLS- DATABASE MISC CA PanApt CA PanAudit CA Top Secret CA Top Secret - LDAP

Issue/Introduction

Description:

CA LDAP Server for z/OS r12 downloads to the pc and is then installed via a wizard on the pc that will then FTP the data to the mainframe for execution. If FTP or SFTP are not allowed, by site standards for the mainframe, can I use IND$FILE?

Solution:

If FTP and SFTP are not available to send data to the mainframe, the following steps can be followed to use IND$FILE from the PC to the mainframe.

  • Allocate a dataset on MVS with the following attributes (LDAP.R12.JAR):

    1. ORG=PS

    2. RECFM=U

    3. LRECL=0

    4. BLKSIZE=6144

    5. INITIAL CYL allocation = 25

    6. Secondary cylinder allocation =5

  • Get to TSO READY prompt.

  • Use IND$FILE to upload the ldapinst.jar file, from the 25-CR1 directory of the original zip file, to the sequential dataset. For example use the Upload file option in QWS3270.

  • Copy the file from the sequential dataset to USS.

  • cp -ABCM "//'HLQ.LDAP.R12.JAR'" ldapinst.jar

  • Set your PATH environment variable to include the Java bin directory.
For example: PATH=$PATH:/sys/java31bt/v6r0m0/usr/lpp/java/J6.0/bin
  • Run the install using:
    java -jar ldapinst.jar -i console

Environment

Release:
Component: ACFLDP