Caldera Volution Manager Installation Guide

Caldera International, Inc.

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Table of Contents
1. Audience Description
2. Caldera Worldwide Support Services
2.1. Support Services
2.2. Self-Help Services
1. Before Installing Volution Manager
1.1. Volution Manager Installation Prerequisites
1.1.1. Overview of LDAP
1.1.2. Running OpenLinux
1.1.3. Configuring DNS
1.1.4. Running OpenSLP
1.1.5. Using DENS
1.1.6. Using Tomcat
1.1.7. Using SNMP
1.1.8. Using SMTP
1.1.9. Managing Clients Outside the Firewall
1.1.10. Managing Clients Across a WAN
1.2. Reviewing the Installation
1.3. VM Server Installation Worksheets
2. Installing the Volution Manager Server
2.1. Hardware Requirements
2.2. Software Requirements
2.3. Formatting Installation Entries
2.4. Installing the VM Server
2.4.1. Selecting the Custom Installation
2.4.2. Selecting the Quick Installation
2.4.3. Selecting the Demo Installation
2.5. Verifying the VM Server Installation
2.6. Troubleshooting the VM Server
2.6.1. Diagnosing Common Problems
2.7. Installing Additional VM Servers
3. Installing Volution Manager Clients
3.1. Hardware Requirements
3.2. Software Requirements
3.3. Installing VM Clients
3.3.1. Installing Linux Clients
3.3.2. Installing SCO OpenServer Clients
3.3.3. Installing UnixWare and Open UNIX 8 Clients
3.4. Troubleshooting VM Clients
3.4.1. Using voldiag from the Command Line
4. Where to Find Additional Documentation
A. Post Installation Requirements for LDAP
A.1. Using NDS eDirectory 8.5
A.1.1. Setting Up eDirectory for SSL Communication
A.2. Using iPlanet
A.2.1. Setting up the Trusted Certificate Authority
A.2.2. Generating a Certificate Request
A.2.3. Signing the Certificate Request
A.2.4. Importing the Signed Certificate
B. Introduction to SLP and OpenSLP
B.1. OpenSLP
B.2. OpenSLP Configuration
B.2.1. Using Scopes
B.2.2. Specifying the Directory Agent Address
B.3. OpenSLP for Users and Administrators
B.4. OpenSLP for Software Developers
B.4.1. Agents
B.4.2. Messages
B.5. OpenSLP Transport Protocols
B.6. OpenSLP API
C. Security Overview
C.1. Distributing Keys and Certificates
C.2. Security Configuration and Diagnostic Tools
C.3. Secure Creation of Computer Objects
C.3.1. Secure Software Repository
List of Tables
1-1. Port Requirement Summary
1-2. VM Server Configuration
1-3. LDAP Network Settings
1-4. LDAP Administrator Options
1-5. Computer Creation Options
1-6. Software Repository Options
1-7. Software Repository Daemon Options
1-8. Security Level
1-9. Volution Authority Key
1-10. Apache Certificates
2-1. Directory Objects
2-2. Entry Format
2-3. Installation Profiles
2-4. Directory Selection Criteria
2-5. LDAP Network Settings
2-6. Administrator Options for LDAP
2-7. Options for Creating the Location where Computer Objects are stored
2-8. Software Repository Configuration Options
2-9. Software Repository Daemon Configuration Options
2-10. Security Level
2-11. Creating the Volution Manager Authority Key
2-12. Quick Installation Defaults
2-13. Demo Installation Defaults
2-14. Volution Manager Daemons
B-1. Message Types
B-2. OpenSLP API Function Calls
List of Figures
1-1. LDAP Directory Structure
1-2. Objects in LDAP
2-1. Choosing a profile
2-2. Selecting a Directory Server
2-3. Configuring LDAP Network Settings
2-4. LDAP Administrator Options
2-5. Computer Creation Options
2-6. Software Repository Options
2-7. RPM Details
2-8. Software Repository Daemon Options
2-9. Volution Manager Security Level
2-10. Volution Manager Certificate Information
2-11. Apache Certificate
2-12. Installation Approval
2-13. Quick Installation
2-14. Installation Approval
2-15. Post Installation Diagnostics