Manual installation without installer script

It is also possible to install Airlock IAM manually.

Basically, you have to perform the same actions the installer would:

  1. Download the Airlock IAM application archive, e.g. airlock-iam-8.0.tar.gz and transfer it to the target host.
  2. Extract it (target directory can be anything):
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    cd /opt
    tar -xvf airlock-iam-*.tar.gz
  4. Run it:
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    ./airlock-iam-*/bin/iam -h       # Print help
    ./airlock-iam-*/bin/iam init -h  # Print help for init subcommand
    ./airlock-iam-*/bin/iam init -c ~/iam --instance "auth"  # Create instance named "auth" with default configuration templates
    ls ~/iam/instances/auth  # List files in "auth" instance directory, including ""
    ./airlock-iam-*/bin/iam run -c ~/iam -i "auth"  # Launch instance named "auth"

For security reasons, Airlock IAM should never run as root. A dedicated user should be created to run Airlock IAM. The installer creates a user named airlock.