Installing Oracle Java on Fedora (Using an NFS Share)


Download the Oracle JRE RPM that you wish to install on your target Fedora Clients.


http://java.com/en/download/manual.jsp



Save the RPM on a network file share (NFS) that is accessible by the Fedora Clients


In our example we are using a share on a Network Attached Storage Device IP Address 192.168.200.13 public folder name is called Apps it uses the same username and password as used in our windows Authentication to access the share


**Please Note - you must run the commands silent with no output or user prompts


The script consists of 3 steps

Step 1 - copy the file from the share to the target system

Step 2 - Install the application

Step 3 - Remove the installation file



Script - Install JRE x64

Create the following script using a text editor on Linux or using or with Notepad++ (with EOL Conversion set to Unix) and save it to the shared apps folder on the NFS share




#!/bin/bash

smbget -n -q smb://192.168.200.13/apps/jre-8u77-linux-x64.rpm

rpm -ivh jre-8u77-linux-x64.rpm

rm -f jre-8u77-linux-x64.rpm


**Please Note your script must be saved as .sh


Script - Upgrade JRE x64

Create the following script using a text editor on Linux or using or with Notepad++ (with EOL Conversion set to Unix) and save it to the shared apps folder on the NFS share



#!/bin/bash

smbget -n -q smb://192.168.200.13/apps/jre-8u77-linux-x64.rpm

rpm -Uvh jre-8u77-linux-x64.rpm

rm -f jre-8u77-linux-x64.rpm


**Please Note your script must be saved as .sh



**Please Note - You can not install x64 Java onto a x86 operating system




Script - Install JRE i586

Create the following script using a text editor on Linux or using or with Notepad++ (with EOL Conversion set to Unix) and save it to the shared apps folder on the NFS share



#!/bin/bash

smbget -n -q smb://192.168.200.13/apps/jre-8u77-linux-i586.rpm

rpm -ivh jre-8u77-linux-i586.rpm

rm -f jre-8u77-linux-i586.rpm


**Please Note your script must be saved as .sh


Script - Upgrade JRE x64

Create the following script using a text editor on Linux or using or with Notepad++ (with EOL Conversion set to Unix) and save it to the shared apps folder on the NFS share



#!/bin/bash

smbget -n -q smb://192.168.200.13/apps/jre-8u77-linux-i586.rpm

rpm -Uvh jre-8u77-linux-i586.rpm

rm -f jre-8u77-linux-i586.rpm


**Please Note your script must be saved as .sh





Create Third Party Template

Now create a Third Party Template to run the script


Give the template a name, select Linux, choose the Authentication Template that contains the username and password for both Windows App share file access the root level user on the Linux target system


Click find files to select your script, press Add and the check the Copy check box.