This section describes how to install the Entire Access client component under UNIX. It covers the following topics:
Please read the following information, before you proceed with the installation:
See Client and Server Versions in the section Installing a Server under UNIX.
Entire Access supports the vendor compiler, including the Linker or Loader, for each supported UNIX platform.
The operating-system and hardware requirements are the same as described in Hardware and Operating-System Requirements in the section Installing a Server under UNIX.
Entire Access requires TCP/IP on both the client and the server for remote server support.
In addition, Natural client applications require Natural Version 8.4 or above.
For the use of third-party network products, see also the section Remote Data Access Using Third-Party Network Products.
Before you enable the Entire Access clients you need to install the Entire Access product according to the installation description in Prerequisite for Installing the Entire Access Server. When the product has been successfully installed continue with the following steps.
Perform the following steps to install the Entire Access client component on any supported UNIX platform.
This step is the same as for a server installation; see Step 1 of the UNIX server installation procedure.
Regenerate your Natural nucleus with the selected Entire Access database drivers.
Change to the Natural build directory by entering the following command:
Enter a command to build a new Natural nucleus that includes support for the database drivers selected in Step 3.
If you only require access to SQL databases with Natural, enter the command as follows:
make natural osx=yes
If you also require access to Adabas, enter the command as follows:
make natural osx=yes ada=yes
By default, Adabas is not included when Natural is relinked.
If you do not specify a value for the
Adabas will not be linked into Natural and Natural Security will not
To copy this new Natural file into the bin directory, enter the following command: