Overview

Hardware and Software Requirements

Installing the INTERSPAN Network Manager



Overview

This chapter provides the prerequisite requirements that your system should meet before installing the INTERSPAN Network Manager for SunNet Manager. This chapter provides information about the following tasks:



Hardware and Software Requirements

This section provides the requirements necessary for installing the INTERSPAN Network Manager for SunNet Manager. It contains the following sections:


Hardware Requirements

The InterSpan Network Manager for SunNet Manager is supported on the following:

At least 500 Mbyte hard drive
Minimum of 32 Mbyte RAM





Software Requirements

This section describes the prerequisite software that should be installed before installing the INTERSPAN Network Manager for SunNet Manager. The INTERSPAN Network Manager for SunNet Manager will operate under one of the following configurations:

OSF/Motif® Version 1.2 User Environment or OPEN LOOK Version 3.3.
SunNet(TM) Manager Version 2.2.2 with Patch ID #102748-01

OSF/Motif® Version 1.2 User Environment or OPEN LOOK® Version 3.3 and later
SunNet(TM) Manager Version 2.2.2 with Patch ID #102747-01

Along with the above requirements, the user must be configured to use SunNet Manager. If the user is not configured to use SunNet Manager, the installation cannot be completed.



Configuration Requirements for SunNet Manager

This section lists the hardware and software configuration requirements for Solaris Version 2.3 and SunOS Version 4.1.3 for both a small to medium-sized customer and a medium to large-sized customer.









Solaris Version 2.3 Configuration

Hardware (small to medium-sized customer)

Software (small to medium-sized customer)

Hardware (medium to large-sized customer)

Software (medium to large-sized customer)



SunOS Version 4.1.3 Configuration

Hardware (small to medium-sized customer)

Same as Solaris Version 2.3 requirements

Software (small to medium-sized customer)

Hardware (medium to large-sized customer)

Same as Solaris Version 2.3 requirements

Software (medium to large-sized customer)



Installing the INTERSPAN Network Manager

Installing the INTERSPAN Network Manager requires that you follow this order of installation:

NOTE:

Before installing the INTERSPAN Network Manager application, SunNet Manager must already reside on the system. For more information, refer to the SunNet Manager Installation Guide.


Installing the INTERSPAN Network Manager Application }

To install the INTERSPAN Network Manager application, do the following:

1. Establish an FTP session to the Customer Network Management Server (CNMS).

2. Log in using your login name.

3. Change the directory to usr by typing:

cd usr

4. Download the file, INMinstall to /tmp on your system.

5. Depending on your platform, also download the appropriate cpio file to /tmp on your system:

NOTE:

Only one of the cpio files listed below will appear in the usr directory, depending on your platform.

6. Log in as root.

7. Type /tmp/INMinstall | tee tmp/inm/install.log and press Return.

The system installs the software and creates a log file to trace the installation.
The system displays the following:
INTERSPAN Network Manager Installation Procedure
1. Install INTERSPAN Network Manager Application.
2. Customize User Environment.
q. Quit

Select one of the above (1 - 2, q):

8. Type 1 and press Return.

The system displays the following:
Are you installing InterSpan Network Manager for the first time? (y/n/q(uit)) ->

9. Type y and press Return.

The system displays the following:

Where would you like InterSpan Network Manager installed?
Enter full pathname or q(uit) [default: /usr/inm] ->

10. Do one of the following:

11. Type y and press Return.

The system displays the following:

The InterSpan Network Manager directory does not exist.
Creating the InterSpan Network Manager directory /usr/xxx.

12. Press Return.

The system displays a message similar to the following:

Creating directories and files

The system creates the specified directory and the following subdirectories are automatically created: /bin, /icons, /schema, /ftp, and /log.
The directories and files are listed on the screen as they are created. When the process is complete, the system displays the following:

Installation of the InterSpan Network Manager application has completed. If this is a first time installation, proceed to customize the user environment. If the user environment has already been customized, then the installation is complete.

Press return to continue

Continue on with the next section, "Customizing the User Environment."


Customizing the User Environment

The next stage in the installation process is to customize the user environment. Continue with the installation by following these steps:

1. Press Return.

The system displays the following:

INTERSPAN Network Manager Installation Procedure
1. Install INTERSPAN Network Manager Application.
2. Customize User Environment.
q. Quit
Select one of the above (1 - 2, q):

2. Type 2 to begin customizing user environments, and press Return.

The system displays the following:

This portion of the install procedure will customize user environments for INTERSPAN Network Manager use. The related files are:

  • profile

  • SNMdefaults

  • InmDefaults

Enter the login for each new INTERSPAN Network Manager user; the updates to these files will be made automatically. After the last login is processed, press return when another user login is requested and the install procedure will exit.

Enter the user login id for a new user [Press Return when finished]->

3.Do one of the following:

  • If you are customizing the user environment after the initial installation session, follow these steps:

a) Enter the user login id for a new INTERSPAN Network Manager user and press Return. The system displays the following:

Please enter the directory where the INTER SPAN Network Manager software was installed ->

b) Enter the name of the directory where the InterSpan Network Manager software was installed initially and press Return. The system displays the following:

You have indicated that INTERSPAN Network Manager was installed in /usr/xxx,
Is this correct? (y/n)


/usr/xxx is replaced with the directory name where the Network Manager software was installed.

c) Type y and press Return. The system displays the following:

User (xx) environment customized successfully.
Enter the user login id for a new user [Press Return when finished]


xx is the login id for the new INTERSPAN Network Manager user.

  • If this is the initial installation session, The system displays the following:

    User (xx) environment customized successfully.
    Enter the user login id for a new user [Press Return when finished]
    where (xx) is the login id for the new INTERSPAN Network Manager user.


4. Continue entering a new login id until you are finished adding users. When you are finished, press Return.

NOTE:

After a new user environment has been customized, the .profile file must be re-executed before starting the INTERSPAN Network Manager application.



Confirming Installation

After the installation is completed, you should check that the application was installed properly. The application files should appear in the directories shown in Figure 2-1

Figure 2-1. INTERSPAN Network Manager Directory Structure



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