Tape distributions of Data Explorer contain three tar format files. The first contains two install scripts (installdx, install_lsk) and a PostScript file documenting the Network Computing System (ncs_ps.Z). The second contains the Data Explorer installation tree which contains Data Explorer for all supported architectures. The third file contains NetLS license server installation kits for each supported architecture.
To install the license server, log in as root, insert the tape in the drive, and type:
cd /tmp tar xvf <device> install_lsk ./install_lsk
<device> is the appropriate tape device for the operating system from which you run install_lsk. Example OSF/1 tape devices are:
/dev/rmt01, /dev/rmt0h, ...
Please follow the instructions presented by install_lsk carefully. In particular, when asked to give the name of the tape device, be sure to give the name of the non-autorewinding tape drive, examples of which are provided by the script. Also, if at anytime during the tape installation you are asked to mount the next tape, just press the <ENTER> key to have the installation continue normally.
CD-ROM distributions of Data Explorer contain a mountable file system that includes the installation scripts (installdx.sh for Data Explorer and install_lsk.sh for the NetLS license server software), the software itself (in tar format) and documentation.
To install the license server, log in as root, insert the distribution media in the drive, and type:
Mount the CD on /cdrom. Mount the disk by entering the following command:
mount -r -t cdfs <CD-ROM-Device> /cdromwhere <CD-ROM-device> is the actual name of the CD-ROM drive on your system. A typical name is /dev/rz4c.
cd /cdrom ./install_lsk.sh
Note: On OSF/1 systems, the file names will appear capitalized and include a version number (e.g. INSTALL_LSK.SH;1). If this is the case, then you must enter:
'./INSTALL_LSK.SH;1'(including the single quotes) instead of ./install_lsk.
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