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- place cq5-author-p7011.jar in installation-dir 

- unpack by
  # java -jar cq5-author-p7011.jar -unpack

- if using MYSQL rdbms as persistence management,
  a.  place the mysql driver jar in   <installdir>/crx-quickstart/launchpad/startup/3/
  b.  edit <installdir>/crx-quickstart/repository/repository.xml and put the mysql db url, user and password information at 3 places
- ensure that the MYSQL configuration include the setting max_allowed_packet=128M (any figure greater than about 80M). During setup, an error will be thrown during SQL execution if this is not met.

for mysqld on linux edit /etc/my.cnf, for windows edit my.ini

For the Operating System make sure that the hostname has correct name to IP mapping and points ot a valid IP of the server