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Unicenter NSM Wireless Network Management Option 3.0


1.0 Welcome

2.0 Operating System Support
2.1 Client
2.2 Manager
2.3 Agent
2.4 Special Note

3.0 System Requirements
3.1 Manager
3.2 Agent
3.3 Pocket PC

4.0 Installation Considerations
4.1 Pre-installation
4.2 Installation

5.0 General Considerations
5.1 Mobility
5.2 802.11 Management

6.0 Documentation Changes

7.0 Known Issues

8.0 Contacting Technical Support

9.0 Acknowledgements
9.1 Apache
9.2 Net-SNMP


1.0 Welcome

This readme contains important information that was not available when the Unicenter NSM Wireless Network Management Option documentation was published.

2.0 Operating System Support

The following sections describe the operating system requirements for each component of Unicenter NSM Wireless Network Management Option.


2.1 Client

The Unicenter NSM Wireless Network Management Option client components require:

  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation with Service Pack 5 or Service Pack 6a (see "Special Note" below)

  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server with Service Pack 5 or Service Pack 6a

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, or Service Pack 3

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server with Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, or Service Pack 3

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server with Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, or Service Pack 3

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit version) with Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 1a


    2.2 Manager

    The Unicenter NSM Wireless Network Management Option manager components are only available on the Windows platform, and are the same as those of Unicenter NSM. Requirements include:

  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server with Service Pack 5 or Service Pack 6a (see "Special Note" below)

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, or Service Pack 3

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server with Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, or Service Pack 3

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server with Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, or Service Pack 3

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit version) with Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 1a


    2.3 Agent

    The Agent is only available on the Windows platform. Other than the base operating system, no other Unicenter NSM components are required. Requirements include:

  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Workstation with Service Pack 5 or Service Pack 6a (see "Special Note" below)

  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 Server with Service Pack 5 or Service Pack 6a

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional with Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, or Service Pack 3

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server with Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, or Service Pack 3

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server with Service Pack 1, Service Pack 2, or Service Pack 3

  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional (32-bit version) with Service Pack 1 or Service Pack 1a


    2.4 Special Note

    Unicenter NSM managers are not supported on these Microsoft "client" platforms. Only the following Unicenter NSM client components are supported:

  • Unicenter Explorer

  • Unicenter NSM Remote Administrative Client "Classic"

  • Unicenter NSM Enterprise Management Event and Workload agents

  • Unicenter NSM Agent Common Services


    3.0 System Requirements

    The following sections describe the minimum system requirements for the components of Unicenter NSM Wireless Network Management Option.


    3.1 Manager

    Windows hardware requirements plus the following minimum hardware is recommended:

  • CPU: PIII-800

  • RAM: 512MB

  • Hard Drive: 6 GB

  • Video: 32 MB DirectX- True Color TNT2 (for 3D)

  • Monitor: 17" @1024x768 or 21" @1600x1600


    3.2 Agent

  • CPU: PII-300

  • RAM: 128 MB

  • Hard Drive: 30 MB


    3.3 Pocket PC

    Pocket PC 2002


    4.0 Installation Considerations

    Before installing any component of Unicenter NSM Wireless Network Management Option, review the following installation considerations.


    4.1 Pre-installation

    Client

    The following applications are required before installing the client component:

  • Java Runtime Environment 1.3.x

  • Unicenter NSM 3.0 genlevel 0211

    The Unicenter NSM installation must include the following components:

  • Agent Common Services

    Manager

    The following applications are required before installing the manager component:

  • Java Runtime Environment 1.3.1 (for the access point GUI)

  • Unicenter NSM 3.0 genlevel 0211

    The Unicenter NSM installation must include the following components:

  • Base Manager

  • Event Management

  • Agent Manager

  • Agent Common Services

    The T115416 patch must be applied to the Unicenter NSM Agent Manager (DSM) before installing Unicenter NSM Wireless Network Management Option. To obtain the patch, contact Technical Support at https://support.ca.com.

    Agent

    No additional requirements

    Pocket PC

    Pre-installation requirements include Unicenter NSM 3.0 genlevel 0211 with the following components installed:

  • Base Manager

  • Event Management

  • Agent Manager


    4.2 Installation

    For details about installation issues identified prior to the current release, see the "Known Issues" section below.


    5.0 General Considerations


    5.1 Mobility

    Mobility Management is currently only supported on the following devices:

  • CISCO Access Points

  • Symbol Access Points

  • Intel 2011b Access Points


    5.2 802.11 Management

    Certain Access Points do not support the 802.11 MIB. Please verify with your Access Point manufacturer for information on what standards your access point supports.


    6.0 Documentation Changes

    None.


    7.0 Known Issues

    The following issues were identified prior to the current release:

    Issue Resolution
    When changing agent configuration in the repository, the manager requires a restart. This issue will be addressed in a future release.


    8.0 Contacting Technical Support

    For further technical assistance with this product, contact Technical Support at https://support.ca.com for a complete list of locations and phone numbers. Technical support is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


    9.0 Acknowledgements

    This product includes software developed by the various organizations listed below and is distributed in accordance with the following notices.


    9.1 Apache

    This product includes software developed by the Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/). The Apache software is distributed in accordance with the following license agreement.

    The Apache Software License, Version 1.1

    Copyright (c) 1999 The Apache Software Foundation. All rights reserved.

    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  • Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

  • Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

  • The end-user documentation included with the redistribution, if any, must include the following acknowledgment:

    "This product includes software developed by the Apache Software Foundation (http://www.apache.org/)."

    Alternately, this acknowledgment may appear in the software itself, if and wherever such third-party acknowledgments normally appear.

  • The names "Xerces" and "Apache Software Foundation" must not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without prior written permission. For written permission, please contact apache@apache.org.

  • Products derived from this software may not be called "Apache", nor may "Apache" appear in their name, without prior written permission of the Apache Software Foundation.

    THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ``AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE APACHE SOFTWARE FOUNDATION OR ITS CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

    =============================================

    This software consists of voluntary contributions made by many individuals on behalf of the Apache Software Foundation and was originally based on software copyright (c) 1999, International Business Machines, Inc., http://www.ibm.com/. For more information on the Apache Software Foundation, please see http://www.apache.org/.


    9.2 Net-SNMP

    This product includes software developed by the various organizations listed below and is distributed in accordance with the following notices.

    Various copyrights apply to this package, listed in 3 separate parts below. Please make sure that you read all the parts. Up until 2001, the project was based at UC Davis, and the first part covers all code written during this time. From 2001 onwards, the project has been based at SourceForge, and Networks Associates Technology, Inc hold the copyright on behalf of the wider Net-SNMP community, covering all derivative work done since then. An additional copyright section has been added as Part 3 below also under a BSD license for the work contributed by Cambridge Broadband Ltd. to the project since 2001.

    Code has been contributed to this project by many people over the years it has been in development, and a full list of contributors can be found in the README file under the THANKS section.

    ---- Part 1: CMU/UCD copyright notice: (BSD like) -----

    Copyright 1989, 1991, 1992 by Carnegie Mellon University

    Derivative Work—1996, 1998-2000
    Copyright 1996, 1998-2000 The Regents of the University of California

    All Rights Reserved

    Permission to use, copy, modify and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appears in all copies and that both that copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of CMU and The Regents of the University of California not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of the software without specific written permission.

    CMU AND THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL CMU OR THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM THE LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE.

    ---- Part 2: Networks Associates Technology, Inc copyright notice (BSD) -----

    Copyright (c) 2001-2002, Networks Associates Technology, Inc All rights reserved.

    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

    * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

    * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

    * Neither the name of the Networks Associates Technology, Inc nor the names of its contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

    THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS ``AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

    ---- Part 3: Cambridge Broadband Ltd. copyright notice (BSD) ----

    Portions of this code are copyright (c) 2001-2002, Cambridge Broadband Ltd. All rights reserved.

    Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

    * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

    * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

    * The name of Cambridge Broadband Ltd. may not be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software without specific prior written permission.

    THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER ``AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

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