Installing Parallels Client for Linux

Installation

procedure

– GUI

Installation via GUI is only valid in DEB and RPM versions

. Download

  • the parallels.com/products/ras/download/links/ package and store it locally

  • . Install the package

  • using the default package installer.

Installation procedures

:

DEB CLI version

  • Download the deb package from parallels.com/products/ras/download/links/ and store it locally

  • .

  • Change to the root user.

  • To install type

    : dpkg -i RASClient.deb Note: If the

    installation fails due to lack of dependencies, try installing these dependencies by using the following

    command: apt-get -f install

  • The client binaries for Linux are now installed at

  • : /opt/2X/ Client/bin Run the

  • following command to start the

  • client: /opt/2X/Client/bin/2XClient

  • You can also run the following commands to get a list of all usage parameters for the client session:

    cd /opt/2X/Client/bin ./appserverclient -?

RPM Version

  • Download the rpm package from parallels.com/products/ras/download/links/ and store it locally

  • .

  • Change to the root user.

  • Input command as shown in the following example, depending on the version of the client you want to

    install: rpm -ivh

  • RASClient-xx.xx.xxxx_x86_x64.rpm

  • If you experience a dependency error, run the following command for installation and confirm the dependency fix
  • : yum install RASClient-xx.xx.xxxx_x86_x64.rpm

Client

  • for Linux binaries are now installed under

  • : /opt/2X/Client/bin Run the following command to start the client: /opt/2X/Client/bin/2XClient

  • You can also run the following commands to get a list of all usage parameters for the client session:

    cd /opt/2X/Client/bin ./appserverclient -?

. . .TAR. Version BZ2

  • Download the tar package from parallels.com/products/ras/download/links/ and store it locally

  • . Change to the root user.

  • Change to the directory containing

    Parallels Client, for example: cd /home/<username>/Downloads

  • To install type

    : tar jxvf RASClient.tar.bz2 -C

  • / Parallels Client for Linux binaries are now installed at: /opt/2X/Client/

  • bin

    It is recommended that you start the post-installation script to register icons, mimetypes, url schema, and database configurations. This script is located at

  • : /opt/2X/Client/scripts/install.sh Run the following command to start the client: /opt/2X/Client/

  • bin/2XClient

  • You can also run the following commands to get a list of all usage parameters for the client session:

    cd /opt/2X/Client/bin ./appserverclient -?

    Note: To unregister registered components during installation, it is recommended to start the uninstall script located at: /opt/2X/Client/scripts/uninstall.sh

SSO

(Single Sign-On)

installation procedures Depending on the package used to install the client

, the SSO installation procedure may vary

:

Now available with the client

package:

  • TAR package – Run script at location /opt/2X/Client/scripts/install.sh
  • .

  • RPM Package: Manual installation required.

Separate client package:

  • Debian package – Requires pre-installed client. Install the package using the default package installer.

Manual installation procedure (RPM required)

Install the

  • pam_2xclient.so module to have single sign-on for the client.

    Note:

    This file is located in /opt/2X/Client/lib/security/pam_2xclient.so regardless of the package used.

  • The module always returns true and will use an authentication token that will be provided by

    a higher authentication module.

    Note: When a higher authentication module has been set to SUFFICIENT, it will succeed again immediately and pam_2Xclient.so will not be called. Please change ENOUGH TO REQUIRED.

  • To install the client PAM module, add two lines to your session management service (for example, /etc/pam d/gdm):

    auth optional pam_2xclient.so password optional pam_2xclient.so

    Module arguments

    :

    Debug: The debug trace will be written to /tmp/pam_2xclient.log. If the file cannot be opened, syslog will be used.

    You can use the debug argument with all module types. EG. Optional session pam_2xclient.so

  • debugging The module will create an SSO cookie for known session services only

  • .

  • You can change the list of services to allow: For example, optional auth pam_2xclient.so gdm kde kdm-kde4

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