Installation and Setup Guide for Campus Manager 3.3 on Windows
Prerequisites
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Prerequisites

Table Of Contents

Prerequisites

Product Overview

Campus Upgrade Paths

Server Requirements

Maximum Recommended Load

Server Recommendations

Client Requirements

Supported Devices


Prerequisites


This chapter describes the factors that you should consider before installing Campus Manager (Campus) on a Windows system.

This chapter contains:

Product Overview

Campus Upgrade Paths

Server Requirements

Client Requirements

Supported Devices

Product Overview

Campus, a member of the CiscoWorks Family of Products, is a suite of web-based network management tools that enables administrators to obtain various types of graphical views of their network topology and end-user information. Campus Manager is based on a client/server architecture that connects multiple web-based clients to a server on the network.

The CiscoWorks Server supplies tools and services to the Campus Manager applications, including the Asynchronous Networks Interface (ANI) Server. The ANI Server discovers information about network devices and saves it in the ANI database for Campus applications, to access. For more information, see User Guide for Campus Manager, User Guide for CiscoWorks Server, online help for the CiscoWorks Server and online help for the ANI Server.

The Campus Manager applications are:

Path Analysis—View the actual path that packets take between end nodes/devices on your network.

User Tracking—Locate and display data about users and hosts in your network.

Topology Services—Discover, view, and monitor the physical and logical services on your network.

VLAN Port Assignment—View port information, configure VLANs on a trunk, and move ports between VLANs on your network.

Discrepancy Reports—Discover and view physical and logical discrepancies in your network.

Campus Upgrade Paths

You can upgrade to Campus Manager 3.3 both from Campus Manager 3.1 and Campus Manager 3.2. Campus requires CiscoWorks Common Services 2.2, which is the foundation for the CiscoWorks family of products.

When you install CiscoWorks Common Services 2.2, the previous version of Campus Manager is removed and only its database is preserved. When you install Campus Manager 3.3, certain data from the preserved database is converted to Campus Manager 3.3 format.

This data includes:

SNMP community strings

User Tracking manually entered fields

Seed devices

User Tracking Preferences

Path Analysis Preferences

Topology views including Layer 2 View, Unconnected Device View and LAN Edge View

You must upgrade to CiscoWorks Common Services 2.2 before installing or upgrading to Campus Manager 3.3


Caution Uninstalling Campus deletes the ANI database.

Server Requirements

This section describes the system requirements and recommendations for CiscoWorks Common Services 2.2 and Campus Manager 3.3.

The minimum system requirements for CiscoWorks Common Services 2.2 and Campus Manager 3.3 are shown in Table 1-1.

Table 1-1 Server System Requirements Summary 

Requirement Type
Minimum Requirement 1

System hardware

IBM PC-compatible computer with 500 MHz Intel Pentium processor

CD-ROM drive

Memory (RAM)

512 MB

Available drive space2

4 GB

Virtual memory equal to double the amount of memory (RAM). For example, if your system has 512 MB of RAM, you need 1024 MB of virtual memory.

NTFS file system required for secure operation.

At least 16 MB in Windows temporary directory (%TEMP%).

System software

ODBC Driver Manager 3.5.10

Windows 2000 Professional or Server with Service Pack 3 or higher

Windows Advanced Server without enabling terminal Services.

Campus Manager supports only the US-English and Japanese versions of the Windows Operating System. It does not support any other language version.Set the default locale to US-English for US-English version and Japanese for Japanese version.

Additional software

(Optional)

One of these browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (version 6.0.2600.0000), and Internet Explorer 6.0 with Service Pack 1 (version 6.0.2800.1106), Java Virtual Machine (JVM)5.0.0.3802 and above, and Java plug-in version 1.3.1.To verify the JVM, select View > Java Console from Internet Explorer.

Netscape Navigator 4.78 and 4.79.

CiscoWorks Common Services 2.2 must be installed before installing Campus. If you installed a version of CiscoWorks Common Services earlier than 2.2, upgrade to 2.2 before installing Campus Manager 3.3. See Installation and Setup Guide for CiscoWorks Common Services 2.2 on Windows.

1 If other applications are installed, or the number of devices on your network exceeds 500, the requirements might be greater.

2 Do not install CiscoWorks on a FAT file system.


Maximum Recommended Load

The maximum recommended load on servers configured with the minimum server requirements shown in Table 1-1 is 500 Cisco devices and one client at a time.

If other network management applications are installed on your server, additional resources might be required.

Server Recommendations

If your network has more than 500 Cisco devices, the following minimum requirements are recommended:

500 MHz Multiprocessor

512 MB of memory (RAM)

1 GB of virtual memory

4 GB drive space

Client Requirements

The minimum client system requirements for CiscoWorks Common Services 2.2 and Campus Manager 3.3 are shown in Table 1-2. The maximum recommended load on clients configured with the minimum requirements shown is 1000 Cisco devices.


Note Before you can access Campus from a client system, you must configure the system properly. For information about configuring clients, see Installation and Setup Guide for CiscoWorks Common Services on Windows .


Table 1-2 Client System Requirements Summary 

Requirement Type
Minimum Requirement

System Software and Hardware

Client system:

IBM PC-compatible computer with 300 MHz Intel Pentium processor running Windows 2000 with SP3 (Professional and Server), WindowsXP with SP1.

Solaris SPARC station or Sun Ultra 10 running Solaris 2.7or 2.8.

Color monitor with video card set to 256 colors.

Memory (RAM)

256 MB

Browser

On Windows 2000 and Windows XP clients:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 (version 6.0.2600.0000) or Internet Explorer 6.0 with Service Pack 1(version 6.0.2800.1106)

Java Virtual Machine (JVM) 5.0.0.3802 and above, and Java plug-in version 1.3.1. To verify the JVM, select View > Java Console from Internet Explorer and Tool s > Server > Java Console from Netscape Navigator.

Netscape Navigator 4.78, 4.79

On Solaris clients:

Netscape Navigator 4.76 for Solaris 2.7 and Solaris 2.8

Note For Solaris, use Netscape Navigator downloaded only from the Sun site.


Supported Devices

For information about supported devices, access the Supported Devices table at the following location: http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/doc/product/rtrmgmt/cw2000/camp_mgr/
sup_dev/cm_3_3.htm