You can use various command-line options with the install.sh command when you install the VSA cluster service on a Linux machine.

Table 1. Command-Line Options for install.sh
Option Description
-h | --help Print this help.
-p password | --pass password Password for the vmwarevcsadmin account. If you do not specify this parameter, the password is not set for the account. As a result, login to this account will be disabled.

Set the password if login is necessary. VMware recommends that you disable login to account vmwarevcsadmin. The parameter is optional.

-d install-dir | --dir install-dir Path to a directory where the VSA cluster service is installed. The default value is VSAClusterService-5.x inside the home directory of user vmwarevcsadmin. The parameter is optional. vmwarevcsadmin.
-v | --verbose Print verbose information.
-D | --debug Print all commands and their arguments as they are executed (set -x).

Use of Command-Line Options with Install Script

  • setup/install.sh. Installs the VSA cluster service to the vmwarevcsadmin user home directory. The user will be created if required.
  • setup/install.sh -d /work/vcs-5.x -p secret. Installs the VSA cluster service to the directory /work/vcs-5.x and changes the user account password to secret.