Removing the Octopus Daemon
Installing Octopus and Octopus Agent for UNIX
Octopus is included by default in the SAND CDBMS installation for UNIX. To start installing from the SAND CDBMS CD-ROM, log in to the system as "root", change directory to the CD-ROM's root directory or the directory where the install files reside, mount the CD-ROM, and then issue the following command at the system command prompt:
During the install, you will be prompted to specify whether you want to install Octopus as a daemon. If you answer "yes", Octopus will be set up to run as a standard daemon, started under Run Level 3. The daemon can be started and stopped using the scripts that are installed in the rc[0,2,3].d directory (located under /sbin). If the Octopus daemon is uninstalled, Octopus can still be started and stopped manually, as described in the Octopus Operations section.