Chapter 2. Installation

This chapter guides you through the steps to install AMQ Python in your environment.

2.1. Prerequisites

  • To use AMQ Python, you must install Python in your environment.

2.2. Installing on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Procedure

  1. Use the subscription-manager command to subscribe to the required package repositories. If necessary, replace <variant> with the value for your variant of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (for example, server or workstation).

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

    $ sudo subscription-manager repos --enable=amq-clients-2-for-rhel-6-<variant>-rpms

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

    $ sudo subscription-manager repos --enable=amq-clients-2-for-rhel-7-<variant>-rpms

    Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

    $ sudo subscription-manager repos --enable=amq-clients-2-for-rhel-8-x86_64-rpms

  2. Use the yum command to install the python-qpid-proton and python-qpid-proton-docs packages.

    $ sudo yum install python-qpid-proton python-qpid-proton-docs

For more information about using packages, see Appendix B, Using Red Hat Enterprise Linux packages.

2.3. Installing on Microsoft Windows

Procedure

  1. Open a browser and log in to the Red Hat Customer Portal Product Downloads page at access.redhat.com/downloads.
  2. Locate the Red Hat AMQ Clients entry in the INTEGRATION AND AUTOMATION category.
  3. Click Red Hat AMQ Clients. The Software Downloads page opens.
  4. Download the AMQ Clients 2.8.0 Python .whl file for your Python version.

    Python 3.6

    python_qpid_proton-0.32.0-cp36-cp36m-win_amd64.whl

    Python 3.8

    python_qpid_proton-0.32.0-cp38-cp38-win_amd64.whl

  5. Open a command prompt window and use the pip install command to install the .whl file.

    Python 3.6

    > pip install python_qpid_proton-0.32.0-cp36-cp36m-win_amd64.whl

    Python 3.8

    > pip install python_qpid_proton-0.32.0-cp38-cp38-win_amd64.whl