Installing the hostagent

 Manually Installing the hostagent :-

Need to login as root

1. Copy the downloaded SAPHOSTAGENT<SP-version>.SAR archive to a temporary directory

2. Extract the file :
./sapcar -xvfSAPHOSTAGENT<SP-version>.SAR <File path where to extract say /tmp/hostagent>

3. Change to the path that was provided. cd <file path provided>

4. Run /saphostexec -install

5. The administrator user sapadm of the SAP Host Agent was created during the installation, but it did not get assigned a password. You can assign a password to user sapadm by entering the following command:

passwd sapadm

6. You can remove the file that was used for installation
rm -rf /tmp/hostagent