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Documentation Roadmap for Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

Table Of Contents

Documentation Roadmap for Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

About Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

Contents of the LMS 4.1 Kit

Product Documentation Set

Installing Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

Cisco License Manager 3.1 for Automated Software Activation and License Management

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

Notices

OpenSSL/Open SSL Project

License Issues


Documentation Roadmap for Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1


Thank you for purchasing Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution (LMS) 4.1. This document provides an introduction to the Cisco Prime LMS and lists the contents of the LMS 4.1 Kit.

It also provides information on Cisco License Manager 3.1 and how to procure this software to deploy the licenses onto the devices.

This document contains the following sections:

About Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

Contents of the LMS 4.1 Kit

Product Documentation Set

Installing Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

Cisco License Manager 3.1 for Automated Software Activation and License Management

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

Notices

About Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

Cisco Prime LMS provides powerful features that enable you to configure, monitor, troubleshoot, and administer Cisco networks. It also supports Cisco technologies such as Identity, EnergyWise, Auto Smartports, and Smart Install.

Cisco Prime LMS 4.1 categorizes tasks to the following underlying core functions in this release:

Monitor

Inventory

Configuration

Reports

Admin

Work Center

For more information on the documentation, refer to the Product Documentation Set.

Contents of the LMS 4.1 Kit

Table 1 describes the LMS 4.1 Kit contents.

Table 1 LMS 4.1 DVD/CD Kit

Contents of the DVD Case/CD Sleeve
Media
Description

Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 on Windows

DVD

This DVD contains the executable for Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 on Windows

Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 on Solaris

DVD

This DVD contains the executable for Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 on Solaris

Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 on Soft Appliance

DVD

This DVD contains the executable for Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 on Soft Appliance

Printed Documents in the Kit

Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 Documentation Roadmap (this document)

Printed Document

Provides an overview of Cisco Prime LMS 4.1 and lists the contents of the LMS 4.1 Kit.

Software License Claim Certificate

Printed Document

Provides the Product Authorization Key (PAK) to register on http://www.cisco.com/go/license.

You will receive the license authorization key/file through e-mail within an hour of registration.

Cisco Information Packet

Printed Document

License and Warranty

Disclaimer of Warranty

Safety Information

Service and Support


Product Documentation Set

The product documentation such as the User Guide, Installation Guide, and Release Notes are available in the documentation folder within the Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 product DVD.

To access the latest and updated online product documentation for Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1:


Step 1 Go to Cisco.com at:

http://www.cisco.com/cisco/web/psa/default.html?mode=prod

Step 2 Select Products > Network Management and Automation> Routing and Switching Management > Network Management Solutions.

Step 3 Select the required product and version to view the documentation for that product.


For a list of the Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 product documentation, see Table 2.

Table 2 Cisco Prime LMS 4.1 Product Documentation 

Document Title
Document Number
Available

Documentation Roadmap for Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 (this document)

78-20276-01

Printed document available with the product kit.

Installing and Migrating to Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-25239-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Supported Devices Tables for LMS 4.1

OL-25436-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Open Source Database Schema Support in Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-25244-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Getting Started with Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-24370-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Monitoring and Troubleshooting with Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-24371-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Configuration Management with Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-24372-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Reports Management with Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-24373-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Technology Work Centers in Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-24374-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Administration of Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-24375-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Inventory Management with Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-24376-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Navigation Guide for Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-25240-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD

Release Notes for Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

OL-25435-01

Online on Cisco.com

Within the documentation folder in the product DVD


Installing Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1

The Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 is available in DVD format in the LMS 4.1 Kit.

To install and start using Cisco Prime LMS 4.1:


Step 1 Review the document Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 Documentation Roadmap (this document), which comes with your LMS 4.1 kit.

This document contains the complete list of Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 documentation and instructions to access it.

Step 2 Check the section, Prerequisites, in Installing and Migrating to Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1, for the Installation Prerequisites as well as the hardware and software requirements.

Step 3 Check the section, Preparing to Install Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 in Installing and Migrating to Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1, for the Installation notes as well as License and Scalability information.

Step 4 Install Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1.

For detailed installation, upgrade, uninstallation and verification procedures, see the section, Performing Installation of LAN Management Solution 4.1 in Installing and Migrating to Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1.

If you encounter problems while installing, see the section, Troubleshooting and FAQs, in Installing and Migrating to Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1.

Step 5 Start using Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1.

For more information on how to get started with Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1, see Getting Started with Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1.


If you are upgrading from a previous version of LMS to LMS 4.1, you would require more information on how to backup and restore data. See the Installing and Migrating to Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 for the procedures to migrate data.

The guides mentioned in this section are available at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/cscowork/ps2425/prod_installation_guides_list.html

Cisco License Manager 3.1 for Automated Software Activation and License Management

The Cisco License Manager 3.1 is a license deployment and activation software for IOS devices. It uses the Product Authorization Key (PAK) to securely obtain device licenses from the Cisco.com license server. It then deploys the licenses to activate the software features on managed devices.

Use Cisco License Manager 3.1 to quickly deploy the licenses on IOS devices. You can install both Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 and Cisco License Manager 3.1 on the same server.


Note CLM 3.1 can be installed only on Windows 2008 R2.


For more information on installing Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1, see Installing and Migrating to Cisco Prime LAN Management Solution 4.1 at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/sw/cscowork/ps2425/prod_installation_guides_list.html

If you are a registered Cisco.com User, you can download Cisco License Manager 3.1 free of cost. You can download this software from:

http://tools.cisco.com/support/downloads/pub/Redirect.x?mdfid=280841731

For more information on Cisco License Manager 3.1, see http://www.cisco.com/en/US/products/ps7138/index.html

Obtaining Documentation, Obtaining Support, and Security Guidelines

For information on obtaining documentation, obtaining support, providing documentation feedback, security guidelines, and also recommended aliases and general Cisco documents, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:

http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/general/whatsnew/whatsnew.html

Notices

The following notices pertain to this software license.

OpenSSL/Open SSL Project

This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org/).

This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com).

This product includes software written by Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com).

License Issues

The OpenSSL toolkit stays under a dual license, i.e. both the conditions of the OpenSSL License and the original SSLeay license apply to the toolkit. See below for the actual license texts. Actually both licenses are BSD-style Open Source licenses. In case of any license issues related to OpenSSL please contact openssl-core@openssl.org.

OpenSSL License:

Copyright © 1998-2007 The OpenSSL Project. All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

1. Redistributions of source code must retain the copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions, and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgment: "This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org/)".

4. The names "OpenSSL Toolkit" and "OpenSSL Project" must not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without prior written permission. For written permission, please contact openssl-core@openssl.org.

5. Products derived from this software may not be called "OpenSSL" nor may "OpenSSL" appear in their names without prior written permission of the OpenSSL Project.

6. Redistributions of any form whatsoever must retain the following acknowledgment:

"This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL Toolkit (http://www.openssl.org/)".

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE OpenSSL PROJECT "AS IS"' AND ANY EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE OpenSSL PROJECT OR ITS CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com). This product includes software written by Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com).

Original SSLeay License:

Copyright © 1995-1998 Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com). All rights reserved.

This package is an SSL implementation written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com).

The implementation was written so as to conform with Netscapes SSL.

This library is free for commercial and non-commercial use as long as the following conditions are adhered to. The following conditions apply to all code found in this distribution, be it the RC4, RSA, lhash, DES, etc., code; not just the SSL code. The SSL documentation included with this distribution is covered by the same copyright terms except that the holder is Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com).

Copyright remains Eric Young's, and as such any Copyright notices in the code are not to be removed. If this package is used in a product, Eric Young should be given attribution as the author of the parts of the library used. This can be in the form of a textual message at program startup or in documentation (online or textual) provided with the package.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

1. Redistributions of source code must retain the copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software must display the following acknowledgement:

"This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com)".

The word `cryptographic' can be left out if the routines from the library being used are not cryptography-related.

4. If you include any Windows specific code (or a derivative thereof) from the apps directory (application code) you must include an acknowledgement: "This product includes software written by Tim Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com)".

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY ERIC YOUNG "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

The license and distribution terms for any publicly available version or derivative of this code cannot be changed. i.e. this code cannot simply be copied and put under another distribution license [including the GNU Public License].

This document is to be used in conjunction with the documents listed in the Product Documentation Set section.