Automated Installation and Configuration: Checklist and Defaults

Use this checklist to identify the defaults and the data that you must specify when running the installer and configuration utilities. Then refer to this list to keep track of your choices as you install Management and Security Server.

If you are upgrading from Reflection Security Gateway: It is not necessary to uninstall the product before running the automated installer. The automated installer will uninstall the earlier product and migrate user data when it is detected. The installation path and folder names do not change.

Step 1: Initial Installation (not upgrading)

  • Installation
  • Option

Default

  • Your Installation
  • Entry

Component Selection

Administrative Server, Security Proxy Add-On

 

Destination Directory

  • Windows:
  • C:\Program Files\Micro Focus\MSS

Linux (dynamically determined)

  • SUSE Linux:
  • /opt/microfocus/mss
  • RedHat:
  • /usr/local/bin/microfocus/mss

 

Start Menu Folder

Micro Focus Host Access Management and Security Server

 

Create shortcuts for all users

No (Windows only)

 

Suppress creation of Start Menu folder

No (Windows only)

 

Step 2: Configuration

Configuration of Initial Installation

  • Installation
  • Option

Default

  • Your Installation
  • Entry

Installation directory

Confirm the installation directory

  • Windows:
  • C:\Program Files\Micro Focus\MSS
  • SUSE Linux:
  • /opt/microfocus/mss
  • RedHat:
  • /usr/local/bin/microfocus/mss

 

Services

Administrative Server, Metering Server, Terminal ID Manager

 

VPA number

no default given

 

Servlet runner HTTP port

80

 

Servlet runner HTTPS port

443

 

Security Proxy port

3000

 

Security Proxy monitor port

8080

 

Password

none provided

 

Server name for URLs and Certificates

DNS name of computer on which the Administrative Server is installed

 

Organizational Unit

your department name

 

Organization

your company name

 

City or locality

your city without abbreviation

 

State

your state or province without abbreviation

 

Country

two-letter country code

 

Configuration Upgrade from Reflection Security Gateway

  • Installation
  • Option

Default

  • Your Installation
  • Entry

Installation directory

The location where the current version is or will be installed. For example, C:\Program Files\Micro Focus\MSS or /opt/microfocus/mss or /usr/local/bin/microfocus/mss

 

Previous Installation directory

The location where the earlier version of the product was installed. For example, C:\Program Files\ReflectionServer

 

Services

Administrative Server, Metering Server, Terminal ID Manager

 

Servlet runner HTTP port

80

 

Servlet runner HTTPS port

443

 

Server name

DNS name of computer on which the administrative server is installed

 

Step 3: Starting Services

Before selecting startup options on a Windows machine, the automated installer detects if Windows Internet Information Services (IIS) is installed on your machine and offers to integrate IIS with Management and Security Server. The default is Yes.

  • Installation
  • Option

Default

  • Your Installation
  • Entry

Start server components now

yes

 

URL for Administrative WebStation

http://[administrative server DNS name] /mss/AdminStart.html

An IP address can be used instead of a DNS name.

 

URL for Metering Administration

  • http://[administrative server DNS name]
  • /meter/AdminStart.html

An IP address can be used instead of a DNS name.

 

URL for Metering Reports

http://[adinistrative server DNS name] /meter/MeteringReports.html

An IP address can be used instead of a DNS name.

 

URL for Terminal ID Manager Administration and Monitoring

http://[administrative server DNS name]/tidm

An IP address can be used instead of a DNS name.