Installation on UNIX

This documentation describes the installation of Adabas 6.6 and the Adabas Client 6.6 on a UNIX/Linux platform.

Hereafter, the generic term Adabas will be used to describe both the Adabas and the Adabas Client.

Adabas is installed using the Software AG Installer, which you download from the Software AG Empower website at

This documentation provides product-specific instructions for installing Adabas. It is intended for use with Using the Software AG Installer. That guide explains how to prepare your machine to use the Software AG Installer, and how to install and uninstall your products. The most up-to-date version of Using the Software AG Installer is always available at

This documentation is organized under the following headings:

System Requirements Supported operating system platforms and prerequisites.
Components Installed With Adabas General information on Adabas, on Adabas Client, on Adabas Client for Java, on Adabas Administration Services, and on the required license files.
Important Information Important information that you should be aware of before you start the installation.
Installing Adabas How to install Adabas and Adabas Client with the Software AG Installer.
Completing the Installation How to proceed after the installation.
Uninstalling Adabas How to uninstall Adabas.
Installing Fixes from Software AG Update Manager How to install and uninstall fixes for Adabas using the Software AG Update Manager (SUM).
Upgrade Guide How to upgrade from a previous version or previous Service Pack.

For important last-minute information, see the readme file that is provided with Adabas. You can find it in the Adabas product documentation at