19. Appendix - B WMLA Installation for Advanced Users

This abbreviated instruction list is for advanced users already familiar with the WMLA install process.

  1. Prepare the Client Nodes by completing the ‘Setup for automated installer steps’ at https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSFHA8_1.2.1/wmla_auto_install_setup.html

  2. Enable EPEL repositories. (https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL#Quickstart):

    yum install https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm
  3. Enable Red Hat common, optional and extras repositories.

  4. Install the PowerUp software:

    sudo yum install git
    git clone https://github.com/ibm/power-up -b wmla121-1.0.0
    cd power-up
    source scripts/setup-env
  5. Install Miniconda (Power instructions shown. Accept the license and respond no to the prompt to modify your .bashrc file.):

    wget https://repo.anaconda.com/miniconda/Miniconda3-latest-Linux-ppc64le.sh
    bash Miniconda3-latest-Linux-ppc64le.sh
  6. Activate conda:

    . miniconda3/etc/profile.d/conda.sh
    conda activate base
  7. Extract WMLA. Assuming the WMLA binary is in /home/user/wmla121bin:

    cd /home/user/wmla121bin
    bash ibm-wmla-1.2.1_ppc64le.bin
  8. Deactivate Conda:

    conda deactivate
  9. Install WMLA:

    pup software --prep wmla121
    pup software --status wmla121
    pup software --init-clients wmla121
    pup software --install wmla121