Jive 7 On-premises Installation Checklist

Version 9

    Complete this checklist to help ensure that your new Jive installation is set up correctly. Also see Jive Help > Installing Jive.

    #TaskDetailsDone in Dev?Done in QA?Done in Pre-prod?
    1Select hosts

    Bare metal or virtual machines?

    Determine resource requirement.

    2Select storage

    EAE and Search nodes require fast local storage. The tool provided here, Testing Disk Access Speed - JIRA Knowledge Base - Atlassian Documentation, can be used to assess disk speeds.

    Webapp nodes must have shared storage for binary content.

    3Select operating system

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 & 6 for x86_64 or SUSE 11 for x86_64: Jive Help > System Requirements

    • Default encoding must be UTF-8
    4Set sysctl configuration

    /etc/sysctl.conf:

    net.core.rmem_max = 16777216

    net.core.wmem_max = 16777216

    net.ipv4.tcp_wmem = 4096 65536 16777216

    net.ipv4.tcp_rmem = 4096 87380 16777216

    kernel.shmmax = 2147483648

     

    vm.max_map_count = 200000 # 500000 on EAE nodes

    5Set file limits

    /etc/security/limits.conf:

    jive    soft    nofile  100000 # 500000 on EAE nodes

    jive    hard    nofile  200000 # 500000 on EAE nodes

     

    /etc/pam.d/login:

    session required /lib64/security/pam_limits.so

    6Select database drivers

    PostgreSQL

    • Version 9.2 is included

    Oracle

    SQL Server

    MySQL

    7Enable node affinity

    Configure cookie-based node affinity on your load balancer. See our documentation for further details on,

    8Check known issues

    Check notes for your release in Jive Platform for severe issues that should be addressed before launch.