Install a LifeCycle Manager Service on AIX

  1. Log on as root.
  2. Run the following command to make sure that the file is readable:

    # chmod ug+r /tmp/installLcmService.jar

  3. Run the command to start the installation of the LCM service. You must type the full path to java in the bin directory of the Java installation. For example, run the following command and press Enter:

    # /usr/<java version>/bin/java -jar /tmp/installLcmService.jar

    The installation of the LifeCycle Manager Service is started.

  4. Provide the following values to install the LifeCycle Manager Service:
    LCM Server IP

    Type the LifeCycle Manager Server IP address or FQDN, and press Enter.

    LCM Server port

    Press Enter to accept the default port (4060) or type a different port number matching the setting made when installing the server, and press Enter.

    LCM Server Admin

    Type the name of a user who is a member of the LifeCycle Manager Administrators group, and press Enter.

    LCM Server Admin password

    Specify the password for the user, and press Enter.

    LCM Server HTTP update port

    This port is used to fetch the LifeCycle Manager Service installation program. Press Enter to accept the default port (4062) or type the correct port number, and press Enter.


    This question is only shown if the property http.server.port in the file has been edited.

    LCM Service name

    Type a name for the LifeCycle Manager Service, and press Enter.

    Infor recommends that you use the hostname of the application server .

    LCM Service IP

    Type the server IP address where the LifeCycle Manager Service must be installed and press Enter.

    Make sure that you specify an external IP number.

    LCM Service installation path

    It refers to the installation path where the LifeCycle Manager Service will be installed. This directory must not be existing on your system. Press Enter to accept the default value or type the desired path, and press Enter.

    LCM Service Port

    Press Enter to accept the default value 4065 or type a desired port number, and press Enter.

    If the port you are trying to access is already in use, a message is displayed.

    Port interval (from port - to port)

    Select the range of ports that will be used when Job executing nodes are started by the LifeCycle Manager Service. New nodes are started either by requests from the system or a product handled by LifeCycle Manager that needs a specific execution node to run its job in. If the default ports 4066 - 4075 are occupied, another range must be selected.

    Trust this certificate chain (Y/N)

    Type Y if you trust the certificate chain.

  5. Press Enter to finish the installation and start the LifeCycle Manager Service.

    A message that the LifeCycle Manager Service was installed successfully is displayed. The LifeCycle Manager Service is installed in the directory selected in the LCM Service installation path above.


    The following two commands are now created for user lcm:

    startlcm – The command used to start the LifeCycle Manager Service

    stoplcm – The command used to stop the LifeCycle Manager Service