PureMessage for UNIX: Installing PureMessage Unix on a 64-Bit Linux distribution

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PureMessage for UNIX is compatible with 64-bit Linux Operating systems.

However, you must perform additional steps to ensure that the installation runs successfully.

When installing on a fresh 64-bit Linux OS you may get the following error:

./install_script.sh: /opt/pmx6/bin/pmx-wfetch: /lib/ld-linux.so.2: bad ELF interpreter: No such file or directory

What to do

Installing PureMessage for UNIX on a supported 64-bit Linux distribution

Install the required package:

On a RPM based distribution (CentOS/RedHat)
yum -y install glibc.i686

On a DEB based distribution (Debian/Ubuntu):
apt-get update
apt-get install ia32-libs


Ensure that 127.0.1.1 is not specified anywhere in the /etc/hosts file. Delete any instance of this IP address. Ubuntu adds this setting by default during installation, and it inhibits communication between PureMessage and its database (PostgreSQL).

Important
: Take care not to delete any instance of 127.0.0.1 (localhost).

Once these steps are complete, follow the instructions in the PureMessage for UNIX Installation Guide.

 
If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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