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eLog V200R007C10 Installation Guide

Describes the installation process of product software. Includes plans, environmental requirements, and procedures for installation, as well as commissioning procedures.
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Installation Procedure

Installation Procedure

This section describes how to install the eLog analyzer software.



Two methods are available for installing the eLog:

  • CD-ROM installation. Installation files are saved in the root directory of the CD-ROM.
  • Software package installation. The installation package must be saved in the /opt directory, and the directory cannot be changed.
  • The name of the eLog installation path can contain only letters, digits, and underscores (_). The value cannot contain any spaces, brackets, or Chinese characters. Otherwise, the installation fails.
  • The system time cannot be changed during the installation.
  • Do not install the eLog in CD-ROM drive or any mapped network drive.


  1. Use the root account to log in to the operating system.
  2. Right-click the desktop to open the terminal.
  3. To install a software package, upload the installation package to the /opt directory and decompress it to the current folder.


    If the CD-ROM is used, the directory where the installation file resides is displayed after the CD-ROM is inserted. Right-click and choose Open in Terminal from the shortcut menu to access the CLI and run the subsequent commands in step5.

  4. Run the cd /opt/software command to access the directory that houses installation file
  5. Run the chmod+x command to assign proper permissions for the root user to access installation file

    #chmod +x

  6. Run the installation file.

    [INFO] Processing the installation package...Around 1 minute left.
    [INFO] install ...

  7. The installation program initiates. Wait for 1 minute. The program background checks whether the system environment meets the eLog installation requirements. If not, modify the configuration as prompted.
  8. Read the license agreement, confirm the agreement, and click I have read the copyrightstatement and agree to the terms.

  9. Click Next and display the analyzer parameters.

    The web access IP address is used to provide web services and for users to access the eLog,

    and the service IP address is used for service communications with other components, such as the collector.

    A maximum of two web access IP addresses can be selected.

  10. Click Next and display the Database Parameters window.

    • Input the user name and password, if the database is installed on the analyzer.
    • MySQL database will be installed, if there is no database installed on the analyzer.


    The initial password is Changeme_123 for the MySQL database administrator dbadmin.

    The default password is Changeme123 for the database eLog user commonuser.

    You are recommended to reset the password of commonuser user. It is strongly recommended that the password meet the following requirements.

    • The length should not be shorter than 8 characters.
    • The password must contain at least two types of the following characters: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, digits, special characters, and spaces.
    • The password should not contain the following characters: !$%&='";,<>.
    • The password must not be the same as the user name string or reverse order of the user name string.

  11. Click Next. Confirm the summary information.

  12. Click Next and start the installation. A progress bar shows the installation progress.

  13. After the installation is complete, Installation Completed is displayed. Select Start eLog Analyzer, and click Finish to start the eLog immediately.

    Ensure that the eLog service has started and do not delete the installation package. Otherwise, the collector service cannot be installed.

Follow-Up Procedure

After the installation is complete, verify the result. For details, see section Verifying the Installation.

If the installation fails or is interrupted because of an anomaly, perform subsequent operations according to section Handling the Installation Failure

Updated: 2019-04-01

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