About This Guide
This preface includes the following sections:
•How This Book is Organized
•Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
This guide lists the hardware and software recommendations for running this product, and it describes how to install, set up, and log into Cisco Prime Fulfillment.
Note With this release, Prime Fulfillment can be used as a standalone product or as part of the Cisco Prime for IP Next Generation Network (IP NGN) Suite. When installed as part of the suite, you can launch Prime Fulfillment from the Prime Central portal. For more information about Prime Central, see the documentation for Cisco Prime Central 1.0.
The entire documentation set for Prime Fulfillment, can be accessed at:
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The following documents comprise the Prime Fulfillment documentation set:
General Documentation (in suggested reading order)
•Cisco Prime Fulfillment Getting Started and Documentation Guide 6.2
•Release Notes for Cisco Prime Fulfillment 6.2
•Cisco Prime Fulfillment Installation Guide 6.2
•Supported Devices Table for Prime Fulfillment 6.2.
•Cisco Prime Fulfillment User Guide 6.2
•Cisco Prime Fulfillment Theory of Operations Guide 6.2
•Cisco Prime Fulfillment Third Party and Open Source Copyrights 6.2
•Cisco Prime Fulfillment API Programmer Guide 6.2
•Cisco Prime Fulfillment API Programmer Reference 6.2
Note All documentation might be upgraded over time. All upgraded documentation will be available at the same URLs specified in this document.
Other Cisco Prime Product Documentation
See also the documentation for the following Cisco Prime products:
•Cisco Prime Central 1.0
•Cisco Prime Network 3.8
•Cisco Prime Optical 9.3.1
•Cisco Prime Performance Manager 1.0
This guide is intended primarily for the following audiences:
•System administrators who are familiar with Solaris and are responsible for installing software on Linux servers such as Cisco UCS or Sparc Solaris servers.
•System administrators who are familiar with Cisco devices and their company's network topology.
How This Book is Organized
This guide contains the following chapters:
•Chapter 1, "System Recommendations," describes the hardware and software recommendations and requirements to run Prime Fulfillment.
•Chapter 2 "Installing and Logging Into Cisco Prime Fulfillment," explains what is packaged with Prime Fulfillment, prerequisites for installing Prime Fulfillment, how to install Prime Fulfillment, configuring HTTPS, logging in for the first time, how to install license keys, repository migration and upgrading, launching the Topology Tool, and uninstalling Prime Fulfillment.
•"Setting Up Oracle for Prime Fulfillment," describes how to set up an Oracle Database 11g, Enterprise Edition Release 184.108.40.206.0 - 64 bit Production server that works with Prime Fulfillment.
•Appendix B, "Setting up Cisco Configuration Engine with Prime Fulfillment," describes how to set up a Cisco Configuration Engine, configure a TIBCO Rendezvous Routing Daemon (rvrd), and check router configurations for Cisco Configuration Engine software with Prime Fulfillment.
•"Solaris Virtualization Support," describes how Prime Fulfillment Solaris Virtualization zones provide an artificial environment that hide details such as physical devices, IP addresses, etc.
•"Backup and Restore of Prime Fulfillment Repository and Standby System," describes the objectives of backup and restore and a standby system and how to set them up for Sybase and for Oracle.
•"Prime Fulfillment Runtime Configuration Information," specifies the default ports and command-line interfaces (CLIs) used by Prime Fulfillment.
•"Troubleshooting," describes the major areas in the Cisco IP Solution Center installation in which troubleshooting might be necessary.
Obtaining Documentation and Submitting a Service Request
For information on obtaining documentation, submitting a service request, and gathering additional information, see the monthly What's New in Cisco Product Documentation, which also lists all new and revised Cisco technical documentation, at:
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