The Netra CT Server Installation Guide describes how to perform the initial installation of the Netra CT server. Upon completion of the procedures in this document, your server will be functional.

The intended reader of this manual is an experienced system administrator who has experience installing hardware--systems and components--and has used the Solaristrademark operating environment. The reader should be comfortable with LAN fundamentals and with networking concepts in general.

Before performing the procedures described this book, you should review the information in the Netra CT Server Product Overview.

Safety and Compliance

All Netra CT servers are shipped with the Netra CT Server Safety and Compliance Manual, which specifies the environmental and electrical safety requirements for the product and contains compliance certification for various countries. Review the information in the Netra CT Server Safety and Compliance Manual before proceeding with the instructions in this document.

How This Book Is Organized

Chapter 1 gives the documentation overview for this document.

Chapter 2 gives the information you'll need to prepare your installation site for the Netra CT server.

Chapter 3 tells how to mount the chassis into a rack.

Chapter 4 tells how to install the Netra CT server into the chassis.

Chapter 5 tells how to install I/O cards into the Netra CT server.

Chapter 6 tells how to connect the necessary cables to the Netra CT server.

Chapter 7 tells how to power the Netra CT server on and off.

Chapter 8 gives information on installing the Netra CT server software.

Appendix A gives information on connecting external SCSI devices to the Netra CT server.

Using UNIX Commands

This document might not contain information on basic UNIX® commands and procedures such as shutting down the system, booting the system, and configuring devices. Refer to the following for this information:

Shell Prompts



C shell


C shell superuser


Bourne shell and Korn shell


Bourne shell and Korn shell superuser



Table with examples of the types of shell prompts that are used in this book.

Typographic Conventions





The names of commands, files, and directories; on-screen computer output

Edit your.login file.

Use ls -a to list all files.

% You have mail.


What you type, when contrasted with on-screen computer output

% su



Book titles, new words or terms, words to be emphasized. Replace command-line variables with real names or values.

Read Chapter 6 in the User's Guide.

These are called class options.

You must be superuser to do this.

To delete a file, type rm filename.

Related Documentation

The Netra CT server documentation is listed in the following table:


Part Number

Netra CT Server Start Here


Netra CT Server Product Overview


Netra CT Server Installation Guide


Netra CT Server Service Manual


Netra CT Server System Administration Guide


Netra CT Server Safety and Compliance Manual


Netra CT Server Release Notes


You may want to refer to documentation on the following software for additional information: the Solaristrademark operating environment, the ChorusOStrademark environment, and the Netra High Availabilty (HA) Suite.

Table listing other documents that are related to this book or product.

Accessing Sun Documentation

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