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Banyan TCP/IP Guide

Chapter 1 - Installing Banyan TCP/IP Options

Introduction

Banyan TCP/IP Routing Option
Banyan TCP/IP Server-to-Server Option
Installing the Hardware
Installing the Software
Your Tasks as a Network Manager

Banyan TCP/IP Routing Option

Figure 1-1. Routing TCP/IP Traffic Between Foreign Hosts

Banyan TCP/IP Server-to-Server Option

Figure 1-2. Routing VINES Traffic Between Servers

Hardware Installation

Note: As a network manager, you may be responsible for managing communications for several servers. Throughout this manual, the term "your server" means any server that you are managing.

Ethernet
IEEE 802.5 Token-Ring
FDDI (Fiber Distributed Data Interface)
ProNET-10

Software Installation

1. From the Operator Menu, choose Shut Down Server Software. A prompt appears asking if you really want to shut down all services.

2. Enter Y. The Shut Down Menu appears.

3. Select System Maintenance.

4. Select Manage Software Options. The Manage Software Options menu appears.

5. Select INSTALL options.

6. Select Install OPTION CODE options.

7. Enter the Option Code and Option Enabler at the prompts.

8. Press ESC until you return to the System Maintenance menu.

9. Select Return to Operator Menu.

10. Choose Configure/Diagnose Server from the Operator Menu.

11. Choose Add Cards/Change Card Configuration.

12. From the Add/Change Card menu, choose Save Configuration and Exit.

13. Reboot the server.

Your Tasks as a Network Manager

Table 1-1. TCP/IP Configuration Functions Summary

1. Record the information required to manage interfaces. See Chapter 4.

2. Record the information required to specify the foreign host gateways through which you will be routing TCP/IP traffic. See Chapter 5.

3. Record the information required to route VINES traffic through TCP/IP foreign gateways to other VINES servers. See Chapter 5.

4. Record the information required to specify the VINES Servers through which you will be routing TCP/IP traffic. See Chapter 6.

5. Familiarize yourself with the configuration program. See Chapter 7.

6. Use the configuration program to manage interfaces for TCP/IP. Enter the information you recorded in step 1. See Chapter 8.

7. Use the configuration program to specify all foreign host gateways through which you will be routing TCP/IP traffic. Enter the information you recorded in step 2. See Chapter 9.

8. Use the configuration program to specify the VINES servers through which you will route TCP/IP traffic. Enter the information you recorded in step 3. See Chapter 10.

9. Use the configuration program to specify the VINES servers with which you will establish server-to-server connections. Enter information you recorded in step 4. See Chapter 11.

10. Once your server is properly configured and communicating, perform certain maintenance tasks from time to time. See Chapter 12.

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