Installing RICOH Transform features

Before you install any RICOH Transform features:
  • Make sure that your computer meets the additional hardware and software requirements specified.See Primary computer and Data transforms for those requirements. You can install one or more RICOH Transform features on the primary server or on another computer on your network.
  • Make sure that Security Enabled Linux (SELinux) is not blocking any processes residing in any of the subdirectories of /opt/infoprint/itm.
  • The AFP Support feature must be installed on the primary server even if the Transform feature is installed on a computer other than the primary server.
  • The RICOH Transform features are installed in trial mode. To continue using the RICOH Transform features after the trial period, you must purchase each transform that you want to use and a license key for it.

You can either:

  • Do the steps in this section to install RICOH Transform features using their DVDs.
  • Use Installing from a remote directory to copy the RICOH Transform features installers to a staging location on your network, then mount the computer that you want to install features on to that location and run the installers.

  • This task does not apply to the Advanced Transform feature. If you are installing the Advanced Transform feature, use the instructions for installing features using Feature Manager.
To install a RICOH Transform features:
  1. Stop the base product. See Stopping the base product and secondary servers.
  2. Log in as the root user.
    • You must log in as a user with UID 0. Do not use sudo or the su command to become the root user.
  3. Insert the appropriate RICOH Transform features DVD.
    • If you are using a Red Hat or CentOS Linux system, the drive might mount automatically. However, drives that are mounted automatically on those systems are set up so that you cannot run programs from the media. You must unmount the drive and mount it again with the exec option before you can continue. You can use this command:
      • mount -t iso9660 -o remount, exec <mount_point>
      You must remount the drive for every CD or DVD that you insert.

    The media mount point is /media/cdrom.

  4. To determine the name of the media mount point, enter:
    • ls /media
    On some systems where the media is mounted automatically, the name of the mount point is the same as the name of the CD or DVD.
  5. On a SLES system, enter this command to mount the DVD drive:
    • mount /media/cdrom
  6. Enter this command to start the installation program:
    • /media/cdrom/setup
  7. Select the appropriate language for the installer to use and click OK.
  8. Reply to any prompts in the installer.
    When the installer asks you to choose a directory to install the transform in, you can choose a directory on any drive. However, you cannot choose a directory with international characters (such as á, É, î, ñ, ô, ß) or double-byte characters anywhere in the directory path.

    The installation program analyzes the system. If it reports any errors, follow the instructions to correct them.

    If the installation program finds an older version of the RICOH Transform features, you must uninstall it. All custom configurations or resources associated with the older version are also deleted.

    If this is the first RICOH Transform features installed, the program detects that the Transform Feature Base is not installed. Click Next to install it.

    The installation program checks for missing dependencies.After you install all of the

  9. Review the information in the Pre-Installation Summary window and click Install.
    When the installation program completes, it shows a summary, including information about accessing the user interface with a Web browser. The default password is nopassword.
  10. When the installer completes, click Done.
  11. Unmount and eject the DVD.
  12. If you have another RICOH Transform features to install, repeat this procedure beginning with the step to insert the appropriate RICOH Transform features DVD, described above. Make sure you install all the Transform features before you install the license key.
    • When upgrading a transform feature, make sure that all transform features are at the same version. If the transform features are not at the same version, the transform feature you did not upgrade stops working.
    • When installing a new version of Transform Features over a previous version, make sure to uninstall first the previous version of Transform Features. Uninstalling Transform Features deletes the files stored in your installation folders.
    • To install a language pack, enter this command: /media/cdrom/linux/features/