Follow the steps below to install Faspex on a machine running Enterprise Server on
the same machine.
Before installing Aspera Faspex, make sure you disable SELinux
(Security-Enhanced Linux) on your RedHat, CentOS or Fedora machine.
, an access control implementation, causes the Faspex
installation to fail with an error. To address this issue, disable SELinux on your
machine. For instructions on disabling SELinux, see Disabling SELinux
Launch the Faspex installer.
The installer attempts to create a faspex
system user and the
associated home directory at /home/faspex
. If your
organization does not allow you to use the /home
directory, first create the faspex
user and configure the user
directory with the following
# mkdir -p /home/faspex/faspex_packages
# chown faspex:faspex /home/faspex/
# chown faspex:faspex /home/faspex/faspex_packages
uses the faspex
user that you created and does not need to create the
Use the following commands with proper administrative permissions to run the
installers (replacing version accordingly). Order is
important; Aspera Common Components must be installed first.
# rpm -Uvh aspera-common-version.rpm
# rpm -Uvh aspera-faspex-version.rpm
Launch asctl to continue the Faspex setup
process. Run the following command:
Follow the onscreen
configuration instructions to complete the setup.
choose not to run the setup command if you plan on installing Faspex
from a setup file. For more information on installing from setup files,
see Installing Faspex with a Setup File
These instructions include
identifying whether you want to perform a streamlined (s)
or a detailed (d)
setup. Select detailed (d)
to view and edit advanced configuration options.
Restart the Aspera Node Server.
In order to use Faspex, the Aspera Node Server must be running. If you did
not choose to restart the Aspera Node Server when prompted during the setup
process, or if it has been stopped, you must restart it before using
You can use the ps
command to check whether the node
server is running. For example:
# ps -ef | grep asperanoded
# service asperanoded restart
Your Faspex installation is now complete. To access Faspex from a
browser, enter the Faspex hostname or IP address followed by /aspera/faspex
the browser URL. For example:
an admin, you must log in and activate Faspex with a valid license key before you can
begin configuring users and sending or receiving packages. For more information on
installing your license key, see Updating Your License