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Installation of SBOP version 4.0 at Linux - Permission error

Dear all,

I have downloaded version 4.0 Linux, and would like to install it at my Linux Red Hat 5.

The files that I downloaded is





As I don't know how to untar it at Linux, I have doubled clicked 51040483_part1, and it'll extract all into folder 51040483. Then I use "cygwin", "tar cvfz 51040483.tgz 51040483

Then I upload the 51040483.tgz to my Linux, and then use "tar xvfz"

And all the files are under /home/boe40/51040483


boe40@sybasehk-x1 BusinessObjectsServer_linux$ ./

boe40@sybasehk-x1 BusinessObjectsServer_linux$ echo $LANG


boe40@sybasehk-x1 BusinessObjectsServer_linux$ echo $LC_ALL


boe40@sybasehk-x1 BusinessObjectsServer_linux$ ./ InstallDir=/opt/boe40

/home/boe40/51040483/DATA_UNITS/BusinessObjectsServer_linux/setupexe InstallDir=/opt/boe40

Error executing command line: Permission denied

Finished, return code is 0

Please kindly advise and help. Thanks.



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    Posted on May 24, 2011 at 07:35 PM

    Hi Hilda,

    You need to set execute on the files in ssetup.engine to execute. I had the same problem and chmod 774 -R . resolved the issue.

    Best regards,


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