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Read Me First -- LAN Management Solution 1. 0 for Windows NT

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Read Me First (Windows NT)

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Read Me First (Windows NT)

Minimum Server System Requirements

Minimum Client System Requirements


Read Me First (Windows NT)


You must install the software in this package on a system that meets specific requirements. You need to configure client systems and some applications before use.

The contents of the LAN Management Solutions Bundle are listed in the suggested installation order:

1. CiscoWorks2000 CD One Second Edition (CD One)—CiscoWorks2000 Server, CiscoView 5.1, and the Network Management Integration Module that supports third-party Network Management systems.

2. Resource Manager Essentials 3.1 (Essentials)—Web-based administration tool for collecting the monitoring, fault, and availability information needed to track devices critical to the network.

3. Campus Manager 3.0 (Campus)—Web-enabled version of the CWSI Campus product providing topology services and ATM, LANE, and VLAN utilities.

4. TrafficDirector 5.8 (TD)—RMON-based reporting tool for network traffic analysis.

5. Content Flow Monitor 1.0 (CFM)—Web-based performance monitoring application for managing Cisco server load-balancing devices.


Note You must install CiscoWorks2000 CD One Second Edition first.


Minimum Server System Requirements

Table 1 shows the minimum server system requirements for each application and combinations of applications.

Table 1 Minimum Server System Requirements 

Requirement Type
CD One Only
CD One and Campus
CD One and Essentials
CD One and CFM
CD One and TD 1
Entire LAN Bundle

Processor

300 MHz Pentium III

450 MHz Pentium III

450 MHz Pentium III

400 MHz Pentium III

300 MHz Pentium III

550 MHz multiprocessor Pentium III

Memory (RAM)

256 MB

256 MB

256 MB

256 MB

256 MB

512 MB

Virtual memory2

512 MB

512 MB

512 MB

512 MB

512 MB

1 GB

Available drive space

2 GB

4 GB

4 GB and space for software management files

4 GB

3 GB

6 GB and space for software management files

Additional hardware

CD-ROM drive and 17-inch color monitor

System software3

Windows NT 4.0 Workstation or Server and Service Pack 54

Browser

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

1 If you are not using embedded SQL server for Trend Reporter, you must use Microsoft SQL server V. 6.5 or later and 32-bit Miscrosoft SQL client, and a Winsock-compliant TCP/IP stack V1.1 or later.

2 Virtual memory should be double the amount of RAM. If your server has more than the minimum recommended RAM, set the virtual memory to double your server RAM.

3 Do not install on a FAT file system.

4 Service Pack 6 is not supported.


Minimum Client System Requirements

Table 2 shows the minimum client system requirements for a network with 950 or fewer devices. For information about configuring client systems, refer to Installing and Setting Up CiscoWorks2000 CD One Second Edition.

Table 2 Minimum Client System Requirements 

Requirement Type
Minimum Requirement

System software and hardware

Client system:

IBM PC-compatible system with 300 MHz Pentium III processor running Windows NT 4.0, Windows 95, or Windows 98.

Sun SPARCstation or Sun Ultra 10 running Solaris 2.5.1 or Solaris 2.6.

IBM RS/6000 workstation running AIX 4.3.3.

HP-UX workstation running HP-UX 10.20 or 11.0.

Color monitor with video card set to 256 colors.

Memory (RAM)

128 MB

Browser

One of the following browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or 5.01 (Windows NT, Windows 95/98).
Microsoft Java Virtual Machine (JVM) versions 5.0.0.3186 or later.
To verify the JVM version, select View > Java Console.

Netscape Navigator 4.6.1 or 4.7 (Windows NT, Windows 95/98, Solaris 2.5.1 or 2.6, HP-UX 10.20 or 11.0, AIX 4.33).