task explains a suggested method (not mandatory) for
setting up the server. It involves copying the Version 5 software to a
directory from which you set up a Version 5 installation server used to
easily distribute the software to other UNIX workstations. This avoids
having to install the software from the CD-ROM on each workstation.
We have chosen the AIX platform for the purposes of this scenario.
|When setting up the server you can:
|1. Log on as root onto the UNIX
workstation to be used as the server.
The name of the server, in our example above, is "ravel".
2. Insert the CD-ROM into the drive on the server.3. Check whether the CD-ROM drive is declared.
4. Check whether the CD-ROM drive is mounted, and mount the CD-ROM drive, if necessary.5. Copy the contents of the CD-ROM to a directory you already created.
For the purpose of our example, the name of the directory is:
6. Go to the directory as follows:
You are now ready to perform an installation of Version 5 from this directory.
7. To start the installation, enter the command:
and follow the instructions provided by the program.
For the purposes of this scenario, when you are prompted to choose a destination directory in the Choose Destination Location dialog box, choose the default installation directory:
For detailed information about the start command, refer to Start Command Syntax.
You are now ready to distribute Version 5 to other workstations on your network.
|You could also export the CD-ROM directory itself in read only mode.|