Installation requirements

Installation requires the correct hardware, software, server environment, operating systems, and user privileges for installing and running your software.

Hardware and Software requirements

Before you install the product, verify that your system meets the hardware and software requirements.

For information about hardware and software compatibility, see System Requirements.

User privileges requirements

You must have a user ID that meets the following requirements to install Rational® Performance Tester and Rational® Performance Tester Agent.

  • Your user ID must not contain double-byte characters.
  • For Windows operating system, you must have a user ID that belongs to the Administrators group.
  • For Linux operating system, you must be able to log in as root.