4.1 Using an RPM Package to Install Migration Toolkit

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4 Installing Migration Toolkit : 4.1 Using an RPM Package to Install Migration Toolkit

You can use an RPM package to install Migration Toolkit on a 64-bit Linux host. For information about configuring yum to install packages from the enterprisedb-tools repository, please see the EDB Postgres Advanced Server Installation Guide, available at:
After using an RPM package to install Migration Toolkit, you must configure the Installation. Please note that you must install a Java environment before invoking Migration Toolkit.
By default, the pg_hba.conf file for the RPM installer enforces IDENT authentication for remote clients. Before invoking Migration Toolkit, you must either modify the pg_hba.conf file, changing the authentication method to a form other than IDENT (and restarting the server), or perform the following steps to ensure that an IDENT server is accessible:
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Confirm that an identd server is installed and running. For example, you can use the yum package manager to install an identd server by invoking the command:
The command should create a file named /etc/xinetd.d/auth that contains:
Note: if the file includes a -E argument at the end of server_args, please erase the -E.
Then, to start the identd server, invoke the commands:
Open the pg_ident.conf file and create a user mapping:
The name specified in the map_name column is a user-defined name that will identify the mapping in the pg_hba.conf file.
The name specified in the system_username column is enterprisedb.
The name specified in the postgres_username column is enterprisedb.
Open the pg_hba.conf file and modify the IDENT entries.
On an IPv4 host:

host all all 127.0.0.0/0 ident map=edbas
On an IPv6 host:

host all all ::1/128 ident map=edbas

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