CA XCOM for Solaris

Check if the group xcomadm exists

root@solaris:~ # grep xcom /etc/group

Install XCOM by using pkgadd

root@solaris:/ # pkgadd -d /cdrom/CAXCOM.INS

The following packages are available:
1 XCOM Unicenter CA-XCOM Data Transport
(sparc) r11 0505

Select package(s) you wish to process (or ‘all’ to process
all packages). (default: all) [?,??,q]: 1

Processing package instance from

Unicenter CA-XCOM Data Transport(sparc) r11 0505

This appears to be an attempt to install the same architecture and
version of a package which is already installed. This installation
will attempt to overwrite this package.

The installation of this package was previously terminated and
installation was never successfully completed.

Do you want to continue with the installation of [y,n,?] y

Unicenter CA-XCOM (TM) Data Transport (Version r11.0505 for BRIXTON)
Copyright(C) 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996 Computer Associates International, Inc.
Compatible with the SunOS 5.x release

Using as the package base directory.
## Processing package information.
## Processing system information.
6 package pathnames are already properly installed.
## Verifying disk space requirements.
## Checking for conflicts with packages already installed.

The following files are already installed on the system and are being
used by another package:
* /usr/man/man1
* /usr/man/man3
* /usr/man/man5
* /usr/man/man8

* – conflict with a file which does not belong to any package.

Do you want to install these conflicting files [y,n,?,q] n

Do you want to continue with the installation of [y,n,?] y
## Checking for setuid/setgid programs.

The following files are being installed with setuid and/or setgid

Do you want to install these as setuid/setgid files [y,n,?,q] y
## Processing package information.
## Processing system information.

Installing Unicenter CA-XCOM Data Transport as

## Installing part 1 of 1.
[ verifying class ]

Installation of was successful.

Checking if the package was installed

root@solaris # pkginfo -l XCOM
NAME: Unicenter CA-XCOM Data Transport
CATEGORY: system
ARCH: sparc
VERSION: r11 0505
PSTAMP: usprsu1i20050520102557
INSTDATE: Nov 27 2009 12:47
STATUS: completely installed
FILES: 88 installed pathnames
6 linked files
11 directories
21 executables
5 setuid/setgid executables
27343 blocks used (approx)

To start XCOM at the startup, add the following line to /etc/inittab


Add the ports to the /etc/services file

txpi 8044/tcp # xcom
txpis 8045/tcp # xcom (r11 only)

Add the line to /etc/inetd.conf file to make inetd listen for those XCOM request

txpi stream tcp nowait root /usr/lib/xcom/xcomtcp xcomtcp REMOTE 0
txpis stream tcp nowait root /usr/lib/xcom/xcomtcp xcomtcp REMOTE 0 SSL

On Solaris 10, run inetconv to convert the lines you just inserted into SMF service manifests

root@solaris # inetconv

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