Installing Infor ION Grid

Use these procedures to install the Infor ION Grid for the first time.

Install Infor ION Grid

  1. In LifeCycle Manager, select Actions > Install Product.
  2. Select the product Infor ION Grid version from the list.

    Click Next.

  3. Select a space for the installation and click Next.
  4. On the Install window, consider the following:
    Grid Name

    Type a name for the grid.

    Description

    Type a description for the grid.

    LCM Admin Group

    Select the LifeCycle Manager administrator's group from the list of administrator groups.

    Database server

    The hostname for the database.

    Create new database

    Select this option to create a new database on the selected database server (see Create database below)

    Note: 

    This option is not available for Oracle.

    Create schema in existing database

    Select this option if you wish to create a schema in a database previously created through Lifecycle Manager (see Create schema in existing database below)

    Manual configuration of existing database

    Select this option to specify the location of an existing database manually (see Use existing database below)

  5. On the Create schema in existing database window, consider the following
    Existing database

    The database, previously created through Lifecycle Manager, that the new schema should reside in

    SYS/SYSTEM password

    The password of the System user in the Oracle environment

    New database user

    The name of the user/schema to create

    Schema

    Automatically presents the name entered above

    New schema/user password

    The password for the database user

    Repeat password

    Repeat the password for the database user

    - or -

  6. On the Use existing database window, consider the following
    Existing database

    The name of the database instance

    Schema

    The name of the database schema, if used

    JDBC user

    The JDBC user name

    JDBC password

    The JDBC user's password

    JDBC URL

    Enter the URL to connect to the database.

    Examples:

    • SQL Server – jdbc:sqlserver:// host_fqdn:port; databaseName= yourDBname,instance= instanceName

      Oracle – jdbc:oracle:thin:@// host_fqdn:port/ service

      DB2 on IBM i - jdbc:as400:// host_fqdn/ relationalDatabaseName;errors=full;prompt=false For example: jdbc:as400://abc008.

  7. On the Initial Host window, enter values for the following fields and click Next:
    Host

    Select the initial host in your grid. This is the name the grid will use to identify this host.

    Host Description

    Type a description for this host.

    Internal Address

    Select the IP address of the host. This address will be used by the grid to connect this host to the rest of the grid.

    External Address

    Select the FQDN of the host.

    JDK

    Initial installation of a host on the Windows platform require two JVMs to be installed; One 32 bit and one 64 bit. The other platforms only require a 64 bit JVM.

    Select the JDK to be used to run this grid.

    When installing the Grid Host on the M3 Business Engine Application Server, this Grid Host must be installed with a 64-bit JVM.

  8. On the Assign Ports window, enter or accept values for the following and click Next:
    Assign ports manually

    Select this check box if you want to enter the port numbers manually rather than going with the pre-assigned values. You will not be able to edit the other port fields unless you select this check box.

    Starting Port

    Select the base for a range of ports to be used by the grid.

    Internal Ports section:
    Address

    This read-only field shows the internal IP address for the grid.

    Grid Agent Port

    Accept the default port number or enter another port number for the grid agent. This is the port the grid uses for configuration purposes. It must be accessible from the LifeCycle Manager server.

    Registry Port

    Accept the default port number or type another port number for the registry. It needs to be accessible from all hosts in the grid.

    Administrative Router Ports section:
    Address

    This read-only field shows the FQDN for the grid host.

    Router Port

    Accept the default port number or enter another port number for the administrative router. The administrative router is the default way to access the grid from the outside, and so this port must be accessible from outside the grid.

    HTTPS Port

    The HTTPS port to use for the administrative router.

    Web Start Port

    Type a port number to be used in order to use the Java web start entry point to the Grid Administrative Pages from outside LifeCycle Manager.

    Default Router Ports section:
    Address

    This read-only field shows the external IP address for the grid. It is the default router address, which is the main entry point for external clients. It is used for external HTTP/HTTPS traffic, and the default SSL certificate for this host is based on this.

    HTTP Port

    The HTTP port to use.

    HTTPS Port

    The HTTPS port to use.

    Add default router to all hosts

    Select this check box if you want to add a default router to all hosts the grid is on.

    If you chose to select the ports manually, a check will verify that the ports are available and you will be notified if a port conflict is detected.

  9. On the Summary window, verify the properties provided.

    Click Finish.