Installing and Configuring Cisco Prime Access Registrar 6.0
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About This Guide


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About This Guide


The Cisco Prime Access Registrar 6.0 Installation and Configuration Guide, provides information about installing, configuring, and customizing Cisco Prime Access Registrar (Cisco Prime AR) 6.0. This guide is intended to be used by experienced network administrators with working knowledge of the Solaris, Linux operating system.

This guide consists of the following sections:

Document Organization


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Document Organization

This guide contains the following chapters:

Chapter 1 "Overview," provides an overview of the installation process and dialog, information about downloading Cisco Prime Access Registrar 6.0 software, and information about Cisco Prime AR licensing.

Chapter 2 "Installing Cisco Prime Access Registrar 6.0," provides information about installing the Cisco Prime AR using CD-ROM or downloaded software.

Chapter 3 "Uninstalling Cisco Prime Access Registrar," provides information to help you uninstall your Cisco Prime AR.

Chapter 4 "Upgrading Cisco Prime Access Registrar Software," provides information to help you upgrade your Cisco Prime AR.

Chapter 5 "Configuring Cisco Prime Access Registrar," describes how to configure a site. Cisco Prime Access Registrar 6.0 is very flexible. You can choose to configure it in many different ways. In addition, you can write scripts that can be invoked at different points during the processing of incoming requests and/or outgoing responses.

Chapter 6 "Customizing Your Configuration," provides an introduction to many of the Cisco Prime Access Registrar 6.0 objects and their properties.

This guide also includes an index.


This document uses the following conventions:

Table 1 Conventions 


A string is a nonquoted set of characters. For example, when setting an SNMP community string to public, do not use quotation marks around the string, or the string will include the quotation marks.

^ or Ctrl

^ or Ctrl represents the Control key. For example, the key combination ^D or Ctrl-D means hold down the Control key while you press the D key. Alphabetic character keys are indicated in capital letters but are not case sensitive.

< >

Angle brackets show nonprinting characters, such as passwords.


An exclamation point at the beginning of a line indicates a comment line.

[ ]

Square brackets show optional elements.


Braces group alternative, mutually exclusive elements that are part of a required choice.


A vertical bar, also known as a pipe, separates alternative, mutually exclusive elements of a choice.

boldface font

Button names, commands, keywords, and menu items.

boldface screen 

Courier bold shows an example of text that you must enter.

italic font

Variables for which you supply values.

italic screen font

Variables you enter.

screen font

Courier plain shows an example of information displayed on the screen.

Option > Network Preferences

Choosing a menu item.

Related Documentation

The following is a list of the documentation for Cisco Prime AR 6.0. You can access the URLs listed for each document at on the World Wide Web. We recommend that you refer to the documentation in the following order:

Cisco Prime Access Registrar 6.0 Documentation Guide (OL-26927-01)

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