Eloquence B.07.00 Release Notes
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Supported HP-UX releasesEloquence is available for the PA-RISC and Itanium architecture:
Previous HP Eloquence versionsEloquence B.07.00 can not be installed in parallel with any previous HP Eloquence A.06.xx release. During installation, a previous HP Eloquence A.06.xx product (B1368B-A0600) is uninstalled automatically, any configuration files are retained.
Eloquence B.07.00 is installed in the /opt/eloquence6 directory and can be installed in parallel with a previous HP Eloquence A.05.20 release.
License keysEloquence B.07.00 requires a license key version B.07.00 or above. For a new Eloquence installation or when upgrading from a previous Eloquence version a new license key must be obtained to use the Eloquence server components.
Please request a permanent license key using the form included with the delivery or refer to the Eloquence web site at URL http://eloquence.marxmeier.com/license.
During installation, you have the option to create a temporary license key which is valid for four weeks.
The default license file includes a new license key for the Eloquence Personal Edition.
Changes to previous versionsThe following changes are present with Eloquence B.07.00:
HP-UX patchesThe following HP-UX patches are required for Eloquence on HP-UX. These patches are included on the Eloquence media (in the hpux subdirectory). In addition to the patches mentioned below it is strongly recommended to install the current HP-UX patch set.
HP-UX patches can be obtained from the HP ITRC:
InstallationEloquence is available as a depot package and is installed with swinstall. If you encounter a problem during installation, please send us a notice at email@example.com.
Please check the Eloquence web site for updates and patches.
Different versions of the Eloquence software is available. Please choose the appropriate version which corresponds with your hardware:
Eloquence installation files downloaded from the Eloquence ftp server are compressed with gzip and must be uncompressed before installation.
As "superuser," follow the steps below to install the Eloquence software.
Note: during installation a warning message like below will be present if the HP Eloquence A.06.xx product is currently installed. This warning does not indicate a problem but is a notification that you are about to replace the HP Eloquence product with Eloquence.
WARNING: HP Eloquence (B1368B-A0600) is installed; it will be removed Installing Eloquence will remove any previous HP Eloquence product. Eloquence uses a different product number and conflicts with an installed HP Eloquence A.06.xx product.
To update an existing Eloquence installation, please shut down Eloquence using the command below:
/sbin/init.d/eloq6 stopAfter the update has finished Eloquence can be started with the command below:
/sbin/init.d/eloq6 startAutomatic startup of Eloquence servers during boot is only configured in the /etc/rc.config.d/eloquence6 configuration file.
Updating from a previous Eloquence versionWhen updating from a previous Eloquence A.06.xx release the following actions should be performed in addition to updating the software.
License keyIf you are using a commercial Eloquence version, please request your new B.07.00 license key before updating Eloquence. As an alternative you have the option to install a temporary license key during installation which is valid for a period of four weeks.
A new license key can be requested by either submitting the form enclosed with your software update or on-line at the Eloquence web site: http://eloquence.marxmeier.com/license.
Please comment out the previous license key when adding the new B.07.00 license key to your license file /etc/opt/eloquence6/license. Otherwise the new license may not be recognized and chklic might output the following messages:
B.06.32: Bad license key revision. Duplicate sequence number: Ignoring license
Eloquence Personal EditionWith the Eloquence Personal Edition, please copy the B.07.00 license file template to /etc/opt/eloquence6/license. The new license file includes an updated license key for the Eloquence Personal Edition.
cp /opt/eloquence6/newconfig/config/license /etc/opt/eloquence6/license
Startup configurationThe B.07.00 startup script provides additional configuration options and uses a new startup configuration file template which supports multiple eloqdb6 instances. Previous startup configuration files are compatible. It is recommended to use a new template configuration file and manually change any options.
The startup configuration file is /etc/rc.config.d/eloquence6
To copy the new template configuration file for manual editing please execute the command below:
cp /opt/eloquence6/newconfig/startup/eloquence6 /etc/rc.config.d/eloquence6
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