FastX 2 Installation Instructions

**Please click here for FastX 3 Installation**

Requirements

Installing FastX Service
Red Hat / CentOS Installation
Ubuntu / Debian Installation

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Installing on RPM Based Systems (Red Hat/SuSE etc)
The following instructions assume an installation in the default /usr directory.  If you would like to install the server in a different location see these instructions

    1. Download the FastX Server Installation Package on your Linux server
https://www.starnet.com/download/legacy.php
    1. Install the server (as root) with the command
yum install StarNetFastX2-*.rpm
    1. Then run the post install script (as root) with the command
/usr/lib/fastx2/install.sh

Upgrading FastX

    1. After downloading the FastX Server, use the command
yum upgrade StarNetFastX2-*.rpm
    1. Run the post install script
/usr/lib/fastx2/install.sh
    1. Restart the Fastx Service
service fastx restart

Uninstalling FastX

    • To uninstall use the command
yum erase StarNetFastX2

Installing using RPM in an alternate location
The FastX server rpm supports installs in alternate locations. This is helpful when admins want to install the server in a shared directory, or a specific location for 3rd party applications. In the following example, the FastX server will be installed in /your/base/dir

    1. Download the FastX Server Installation Package on your Linux server
https://www.starnet.com/download/
    1. Install the server (as root) with the command
yum install -y --prefix=/your/base/dir StarNetFastX2-*.rpm

    1. Run the post install script (as root) command
/your/base/dir/lib/fastx2/install.sh

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Installing on Ubuntu/Debian Based Systems

    1. Download the FastX Server Installation Package on your Linux server
https://www.starnet.com/download/
    1. If it’s not installed already, install alien with the command
sudo apt-get install alien
    1. Install the server with the command
sudo alien --install --scripts StarNetFastX2-*.rpm
    1. Run the post install script (as root) command
sudo /usr/lib/fastx2/install.sh

Uinstalling FastX

    • Debian (as root) command
dpkg -r starnetfastx2
    • Ubuntu command
sudo dpkg -r starnetfastx2

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Additional Information

    • If you want to centrally manage all your licenses see Centralized License Server
    • The web interface is installed as a service and is started at boot.
    • To restart the web service run the command
service fastx restart