During the installation and uninstallation processes, you are prompted with a series of steps and menus:

  • For prompts, accept the default value or select another choice. The default values are indicated in brackets. To accept the default value, press Enter. To reply “yes,” enter y or Y; to reply “no,” enter n or N.

  • For selections in menus, accept the default selections or type the number of the item and press Enter. The default values are indicated in brackets or as pre-defined selections in menus. An X is used to indicate the selected item. When you are finished making selections, press Enter.

    If you incorrectly type an entry, type back to repeat the prompt and select the correct value. Arrow keys and the Backspace key are not supported.

If your product is part of a deployment that requires the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 140-2, a U.S. government computer security standard governing cryptographic modules, follow the instructions in “Support for FIPS 140-2 for 8.1.5 products” on page 31.

Next steps provides post-installation tasks.