This preface includes the following sections:
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 Provisioning (Prime Provisioning).
Note Prime Provisioning can be used as a standalone product or as part of the Prime Carrier Management Suite. When installed as part of the suite, you can launch Prime Provisioning from the Prime Central portal. For more information about Prime Central, see the documentation for Cisco Prime Central.
The entire documentation set for Prime Provisioning, can be accessed at:
The following documents comprise the Prime Provisioning documentation set:
General Documentation (in suggested reading order)
Note All documentation might be upgraded over time. All upgraded documentation will be available at the same URLs specified in this document.
Cisco Prime Carrier Managemenet Documentation
If you are deploying Prime Provisioning as part of the Prime Carrier Management suite then see also the documentation for the other suite component:
This guide is intended primarily for the following audiences:
- System administrators who are familiar with Linux and are responsible for installing software on Linux servers such as Cisco UCS.
- 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:
– Setting Up Oracle for Prime Provisioning describes how to set up an Oracle Database 11g, Enterprise Edition Release 126.96.36.199.0 - 64 bit Production server that works with Prime Provisioning.
– Setting up Cisco Configuration Engine with Prime Provisioning 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 Provisioning.
- “Installing Prime Provisioning,” explains what is packaged with Prime Provisioning, prerequisites for installing Prime Provisioning, how to install Prime Provisioning, configuring HTTPS, logging in for the first time, how to install license keys, repository migration and upgrading, launching the Topology Tool, and uninstalling Prime Provisioning.
- “Upgrading Prime Provisioning,” explains how you can upgrade to the latest Prime Provisioning release.
- “Next Steps,”explains the steps that you can follow after installing Prime Provisioning. It also describes the objectives of backup and restore and a standby system and how to set them up for Sybase and for Oracle.
- Chapter A, “Troubleshooting” describes the major areas in the Prime Provisioning 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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