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Configuration Manager Server Installation Quick Reference for Solaris

The Configuration Manager Server Installation Quick Reference for Solaris is designed to provide you with the basic information you need to be aware of to perform a Configuration Manager Server installation, and pointers to where you can find additional information. This document provides you with a list of things that you need to think about to perform a successful Configuration Manager Server installation on Solaris. You may find it helpful to mark off each task on the Server Installation Checklist as you complete it. Unless otherwise specified, topics referenced in this document as sources of additional information can be found in the Veritas Configuration Manager Installation Guide. You can find the installation guide on the Veritas Configuration Manager CD. Server Installation Checklist Each of the following installation related items is represented by a section in this document which contains additional information. You should read each section, and where necessary refer to the Veritas Configuration Manager Installation Guide for additional information. Complete: 1. Review supported platform information. ________ 2. Review hardware requirements. ________ 3. Review installation considerations. ________ 4. Review installation prerequisites . ________ 5. Review database requirements and setup information. ________ 6. Install the Configuration Manager Server. ________ Supported Platform, Database, and Third Party Component Information Configuration Manager requires that you install and configure the following components: Component Server Database Server Platform Solaris 10 64 bit Oracle 10g, certified on Windows 2003; Global Mapper is supported only on Oracle

Configuration Manager installs the following third party components: • Sun Java2 JDK 1.5.0_10 • Tomcat 5.5.9 The Configuration Manager UI is viewable on the following browser: • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 Service Pack 1 Hardware Requirements We recommend the following configurations: • Departmental – Dual CPU 1GHz or higher UltraSparc IIIi or equivalent with at least 2GB of free RAM. The Configuration Manager Server requires a minimum of 2G of free disk space for installation and use. • Enterprise – Quad CPU 1GHz or higher UltraSparc IIIi or equivalent with at least 3GB of free RAM. The Configuration Manager server will require a minimum of 4GB of free disk space for installation and use. If Global Mapper is enabled the system should have at least 4GB of free RAM and 6GB of free disk space for installation and use. A departmental configuration is an installation with 400 or fewer agents; an enterprise configuration involves 401 or more agents.

• Determine on what machine you will install the Configuration Manager Server.0GHz or higher UltraSparc IIIi or equivalent with 4GB of free RAM (or more) is recommended. Performing the Server Installation There are three methods for performing a Configuration Manager Server installation: • Console mode installation.0GHz or higher UltraSparc IIIi or equivalent with 2GB of free RAM (or more) is recommended.x. For instructions. refer to the “Required Solaris Patches” topic.xxx. When you get to the database section of the installation you will need to know the hostname. the database server's CPU. and port number. . CPU/Memory • For departmental Configuration Manager installations. For this reason. and whether the communication should be encrypted. a single CPU 1. a dual CPU 1. including. Without a valid license file. refer to “Installing the Configuration Manager server in Graphical Mode on Solaris”. There are two requirements you should consider when configuring a database server to support a single Configuration Manager domain: 1. For the complete list of Configuration Manager Server installation prerequisites. and run without limitations. • Unattended mode installation. start up. Installation considerations include. refer to “Installing the Configuration Manager Server in Console Mode on Solaris”. 2. refer to the “Installation Prerequisites on Solaris” topic. Database Requirements and Setup Information Although the Oracle database can be run on the same machine as the Configuration Manager Server. but not limited to: • A copy of the clarity-server_6. For instructions. Disk IO • When a single database instance is shared between multiple Configuration Manager Servers. • Graphical mode installation. If you need to obtain a license. • For enterprise Configuration Manager installations. refer to “Installing the Configuration Manager server in Unattended Mode on Solaris”. database name or SID. VCM will still install successfully. doing so reduces the scalability of the Configuration Manager Server and this type of configuration is not supported in Enterprise or Global Mapper environments. For additional information.x_SunOS-sparc. Installation Prerequisites There are various installation perquisites that must be fulfilled in order to install the Configuration Manager Server. user account and password. and Disk/IO configuration must be scaled accordingly. Memory. contact your Symantec Customer Care representative.Important Installation Considerations A successful Configuration Manager Server installation requires you to think about some things that will help you define and manage your Server installation. Refer to Oracle Database Requirements for additional information on Oracle setup. For the complete list of Configuration Manager Server installation considerations. • Required patches for the JDK installation. but are not limited to. refer to the “Configuration Manager Server Installation Considerations” topic. the following: • Determine what machines you want to manage with Configuration Manager • Decide what Oracle database you plan to use with Configuration Manager. • A valid license file for the VCM Server.bin self-extracting installation kit. we recommend deploying the database on a separate machine. For instructions. • Access to a root shell.