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Read Me First—LAN Management Solutions Bundle

Table Of Contents

Read Me First—LAN Management Solutions Bundle

What the Bundle Contains

Installation Prerequisites

Installing the Bundle

Getting Started

Related Documentation

Ordering Additional Documentation


Read Me First—LAN Management Solutions Bundle


The LAN Management Solutions (LMS) bundle provides applications for configuring, administering, monitoring, and troubleshooting a campus network. It enables network administrators to more effectively manage their LAN and campus networks.

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

What the Bundle Contains

The LMS Bundle contains:

CiscoWorks2000 CD One Third Edition (CD One)—CiscoWorks2000 Server, CiscoView 5.2, and the Network Management Integration Module. The Network Management Integration Module provides support for third-party network management solutions.

Resource Management Essentials 3.2 (Essentials)—Web-enabled administration tool for simplifying the device software and configuration management of Cisco routers and switches.

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

Campus Manager 3.0.1 (Voice Update)—A collection of updated packages for voice feature support, new device support, and bug fixes.

Content Flow Monitor 1.1 (CFM)—Web-based performance monitoring application for managing Cisco server load-balancing devices.

TrafficDirector 5.8.1—RMON-based reporting tool for network traffic analysis.


Note In addition to the enclosed paper documents, PDF versions of product documentation are available on the product CDs. 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 LMS bundle. The requirements listed are based on managing 500 devices, with all applications are hosted on a single server. For more information, refer to each component's installation guide.

Table 1 Server System Requirements

Requirement
Windows 2000 and Windows NT
Server
Solaris Server

Hardware

IBM PC-compatible computer with 500 MHz or faster Pentium III processor—dual processor recommended for hosting multiple management solutions

CD-ROM drive

Color monitor with video card set to 256 colors

Sun UltraSPARC 60 with 400 MHz processor—dual processor recommended for hosting multiple management solutions

CD-ROM drive

Color monitor with video card set to 256 colors

Memory (RAM)

512 MB

512 MB

Available disk drive space

9 GB minimum

1 GB virtual memory

9 GB minimum

1 GB swap space

Software

Windows NT 4.0 Server or Workstation with Service Pack 5 or 6a, or Windows 2000 Server or Professional.1

Solaris 2.6 or 2.7

1 Do not install on a FAT file system.


Table 2 Client System Requirements

Requirement Type
Minimum Requirement

System software and hardware

Any one of these systems:

IBM PC-compatible computer with 300 MHz Pentium processor with 128 MB RAM and 256 MB virtual memory, running Windows NT 4.0 Workstation or Server, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 2000 Server, or Windows 2000 Professional

Sun UltraSPARC 10 with 333 MHz processor with 256 MB RAM and 512 MB swap space, running Solaris versions 2.5.1, 2.6 or 2.7

IBM RS/6000 workstation with 256 MB RAM running AIX 4.3.1, 4.3.2, or 4.3.3

HP9000 series with 256 MB RAM running HP-UX 10.20 or 11.0

Color monitor with video card set to 256 colors

Browser

One of these browsers:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or 5.1 (supported only on Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, and Windows 2000) with 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 (supported on all platforms).


Installing the Bundle


Note You must install CD One before installing any other applications. While it is strongly recommended that you follow the order of installation described in this section, you can install the applications in any order.


Table 3 shows the recommended order in which you should install the software in this bundle.

Table 3 Order of Installation

Task
For Detailed and Custom Installation, Refer To

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

Installing and Setting Up CiscoWorks2000 CD One Third Edition.

Release Notes for CiscoWorks2000 CD One Third Edition 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.

Installing and Setting Up Resource Manager Essentials.

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

3. Install Campus Manager 3.0 on the server. This typically takes about 10 minutes.

Installing and Setting Up Campus Manager.

Release Notes for Campus Manager for any last-minute updates to the installation instructions.

4. Install Campus Manager 3.0.1 (Voice Update) on the server.1

Release Notes for Campus Manager.

5. Install Content Flow Monitor 1.1 on the server. This typically takes about 10 minutes.

Installing and Setting Up Content Flow Monitor.

Release Notes for Content Flow Monitor for any last-minute updates to the installation instructions.

6. Install TrafficDirector 5.8.1 on the server. This typically takes about 15 minutes.

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

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

1 Installing Campus Manager 3.0.1 (Voice Update) is optional. Refer to the release notes for more information about the Voice Update and for installation instructions.


Getting Started

You must complete the following tasks before starting up LMS.

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

3. Prepare to use Resource Manager Essentials applications

Installing and Setting Up Resource Manager Essentials

4. Prepare to use Campus Manager applications.

Installing and Setting Up Campus Manager

5. Prepare to use Content Flow Monitor.

Installing and Setting Up Content Flow Monitor

6. Prepare to use TrafficDirector

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


Related Documentation

The following paper documentation ships with LMS:

Installing and Setting Up CiscoWorks2000 CD One Third Edition

Installing and Setting Up Resource Manager Essentials

Installing and Setting Up Campus Manager

Installing and Setting Up Content Flow Monitor.

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

The following related documentation is also available as PDF files on the product CD-ROMs and on CCO:

Getting Started with the CiscoWorks2000 Server

Using CiscoView 5.2

Using Resource Manager Essentials

Using Campus Manager

Using Content Flow Monitor

Using the TrafficDirector Application


Note Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 is required to view PDF files.


Online help is available from within the products.

Ordering Additional Documentation

A complete set of hardcopy user guides for the products contained in the LAN Management Solutions 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.