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Configuring CSA

Installing CSA

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Objectives

At the end of this lesson, you will be able to meet


these objectives:
• Identify the requirements for installing CSA on host systems
• Describe how to install CSA

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Requirements for Installing CSA

• CSA is installed on host systems to monitor system activities


and analyze operations.
• You can install CSA on hosts running Windows, Solaris,
VMware, Tablet PC, and Linux operating systems.

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CSA Installation Requirements (Windows)

• Memory: 128 MB minimum


• Processor: 200 MHz or faster
• Disk space: 15 MB minimum available
• File system: NTFS
• Operating systems
– Windows 2000 Professional, Server, or Advanced Server
(Service Packs 0–4)
– Windows 2003
– Windows XP (Professional, Tablet PC Edition 2006, or Home
Edition) Service Packs 0-2
– Windows NT Workstation, Server, or Enterprise Server
(Service Pack 5 or higher)
• Network: Ethernet or dialup

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CSA Installation Requirements (Solaris)

• Processor: UltraSPARC, 400 MHz or faster


• Memory: 256 MB minimum
• Disk space: 15 MB minimum available
• Operating system: Solaris 8 or 9, 64-bit 12/02 Edition or
higher
• Network: Ethernet

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CSA Installation Requirements (Linux)

• Processor: Intel Pentium 500 MHz or faster


• Memory: 256 MB minimum
• Disk space: 15 MB minimum available
• Operating system: RedHat Enterprise Linux 3.0 WS, ES,
and AS
• Network: Ethernet

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Administrator Workstation Requirements

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• Netscape
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• Internet Explorer
– Version 6.0 or higher
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– JavaScript must be enabled

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CSA Installation

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Agent User Interface

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Summary

• CSA default groups can be deployed quickly with information


available under Agent kits.
• CSA requires a reboot after installation and begins
protecting the system immediately.

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