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Read Me First -- Routed WAN Management Solution 1.0 for Solaris

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Read Me First—RWAN Bundle

Table Of Contents

Read Me First—RWAN Bundle

What the Bundle Contains

Installation Prerequisites

Installing the Bundle

Getting Started

Related Documentation

Ordering Additional Documentation


Read Me First—RWAN Bundle


This release of the Routed WAN Management Solution (RWAN) on Solaris includes the latest October 2000 updates. It extends the CiscoWorks2000 product family, providing a collection of powerful management applications to configure, administer, monitor, and troubleshoot a routed wide-area network.

What the Bundle Contains

The Routed WAN Management Solution (RWAN) on Solaris consists of five CD-ROMs.

The RWAN bundle contains:

CiscoWorks2000 CD One Third edition (CD One)—This includes the CiscoWorks 2000 Server, CiscoView 5.2, and the Network Management Integration Module. The Network Management Integration Module provides support for third-party Network Management Stations.

Resource Manager Essentials 3.2 (Essentials)—This is a web-enabled administration tool for simplifying the device software and configuration management of Cisco routers and switches.

Access Control List (ACL) Manager 1.2—This is a web-based application for optimizing and managing the access lists of Cisco devices.

TrafficDirector (TD) 5.8.1—This is a monitoring and troubleshooting tool for analyzing network traffic based on remote monitoring (RMON).

Internetwork Performance Monitor (IPM) 2.2—This is a network response time and availability troubleshooting tool.

You can use different upgrade paths, depending on your existing system and requirements. You can install any of these products to enhance your network service.


Note In addition to the enclosed paper documents, PDF versions of product documentation are available on the product CD-ROMs. Refer to the installation instructions for individual products and print out the relevant documentation before proceeding with the installation.


Installation Prerequisites

The following tables summarize the minimum server and client requirements for installing the RWAN bundle. The requirements assume all applications are hosted on the same server.

If your RWAN applications are distributed on multiple servers or you have chosen not to install some of them, the minimum requirements for your environment may be less than those highlighted in these tables. Please see the individual Installation Guides for specific product requirements.

Table 1 Server Requirements for Solaris

Hardware

Sun UltraSPARC 60 MP with 450 MHz processor

Dual processor system recommended for hosting multiple management solutions

CD-ROM drive

Color monitor with video card set to 256 colors

Memory (RAM)

512 MB

Available disk drive space

9 GB1

1 GB swap space

Software

Solaris 2.6 or 2.7

If used as a client, a browser is required (refer to Table 2)

1 The system requirements above are based on managing 500 devices with Routed WAN and LAN Management solutions loaded on a single server. Please refer to the Installation documentation for more information on required operating system patches.


Table 2 Client Requirements

System Software and Hardware

Any one of these systems:

IBM PC-compatible computer with 300 MHz Pentium processor running Windows NT 4.0 Workstation or server, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000 Server, or Windows 2000 Professional Series

Sun Ultra 10 with 300 MHz running Solaris versions 2.5.1, 2.6, or 2.7

IBM RS/6000 workstation running AIX 4.3.1, 4.3.2, or 4.3.3

HP9000 series running HP-UX 10.20 or 11.0

Color monitor with video card set to 256 colors

Memory (RAM)

256 MB

Browser

One of these browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or 5.1. Java Virtual Machine (JVM) version 5.0.0.3182 or newer, current shipping version. To verify the JVM version, select View > Java Console.

Netscape Navigator 4.6.1 or 4.7 (Windows NT, Windows 95/98, Windows 2000, Solaris 2.5.1, 2.6, or 2.7, HP-UX 10.20 or 11.0, AIX 4.3.3).


Installing the Bundle

Before installing any of the software in this package:

Familiarize yourself with the procedures and other information in the following table.

For each task, read the documents listed in the For Detailed and Custom Installation column.

Perform the installations in the exact order listed.

Table 3 shows the exact order in which the software in this bundle has to be installed. Before you begin the installation process, ensure that the recommended hardware requirements are met.

Table 3 Order of Installation

Task
For Detailed and Custom Installation

1. Install CiscoWorks2000 CD One (Third Edition). This typically takes about 40 minutes.

Refer to Installing and Setting Up CiscoWorks2000 CD One Third Edition on Solaris.

Refer to the Release Notes for CiscoWorks2000 CD One Third Edition (Solaris) for any last-minute updates to the installation instructions.

2. Install Resource Manager Essentials 3.2 on the server. This typically takes about 30 minutes.

Refer to Installing and Setting Up Resource Manager Essentials on Solaris.

Refer to the Release Notes for Resource Manager Essentials 3.2 on Solaris for any last-minute updates to the installation instructions.

3. Install IPM 2.2. This typically takes about 15 minutes.

Refer to Internetwork Performance Monitor Installation Guide.

Refer to the Release Notes for Internetwork Performance Monitor for any last-minute updates to the installation instructions.

4. Install ACL Manager 1.2 on the server. This typically takes about 5 minutes.

Refer to Installing Access Control List Manager.

Refer to Release Notes for ACL Manager on Solaris for any last-minute updates to the installation instructions.

5. Install TrafficDirector 5.8.1. This typically takes about 15 minutes.

Refer to TrafficDirector Release 5.8.1 Installation Guide for Windows 2000, Windows NT, and Solaris.

Refer to the Release Notes for TrafficDirector Release 5.8.1 on Windows 2000, Windows NT, and Solaris for any last-minute updates to the installation instructions.


Getting Started

You must complete the following tasks before beginning to use the products.

Table 4 Getting Started

Task
Refer To

1. Set Up the CiscoWorks2000 Server

Getting Started with the CiscoWorks2000 Server

2. Prepare to use CD One

Installing and Setting Up CiscoWorks2000 CD One Third Edition on Solaris

3. Prepare to use Essentials Applications

Installing and Setting Up Resource Manager Essentials on Solaris


Related Documentation

The following paper documentation ships with RWAN:

Installing and Setting Up CiscoWorks2000 CD One Third Edition on Solaris

Installing and Setting Up Resource Manager Essentials on Solaris

Installing Access Control List Manager

Internetwork Performance Monitor Installation Guide

TrafficDirector Release 5.8.1 Installation Guide for Windows 2000, Windows NT, and Solaris.

Release Notes for CiscoWorks2000 CD One Third Edition (Solaris)

Release Notes for Resource Manager Essentials 3.2 on Solaris

Release Notes for ACL Manager on Solaris

Release Notes for Internetwork Performance Monitor

Release Notes for TrafficDirector Release 5.8.1 on Windows 2000, Windows NT, and Solaris

The following additional documentation is available in PDF on the product CD and on Cisco Connection Online (CCO):

Getting Started with the CiscoWorks2000 Server

Using CiscoWorks2000

Using CiscoView 5.2

Using Resource Manager Essentials

Using ACL Manager

Internetwork Performance Monitor User Guide

Using the TrafficDirector Application

Online help is available from within the product.

Ordering Additional Documentation

A complete set of hardcopy user guides for the products contained in the current version of the CiscoWorks2000 RWAN Bundle can be ordered using the part number, CWDOC-RWAN-LMS.

Orders for documentation can be placed through an authorized Cisco reseller or a Cisco sales representative.

Individual installation and user guides can be purchased using the Cisco MarketPlace ordering system. Cisco sales representatives, resellers, and users with direct ordering privileges can locate documentation part numbers and other ordering information by selecting the Documentation product family within MarketPlace and navigating to the CiscoWorks2000 section.