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Oracle Secure Global Desktop Installation Guide for Version 4.6

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Preface

1.  Installing SGD

Preparing to Install

Installing the Main SGD Component

How To Install SGD

Installing the SGD Enhancement Module for Microsoft Windows

How to Install the SGD Enhancement Module for Microsoft Windows

Installing the SGD Enhancement Module for UNIX and Linux Platforms

How To Install the SGD Enhancement Module on Solaris Platforms

How To Install the SGD Enhancement Module on Linux Platforms

Troubleshooting Installing the UNIX Audio Module on Linux Platforms

Installing the SGD Client Manually

How to Install the SGD Client Manually on Microsoft Windows Platforms

How to Install the SGD Client Manually on Solaris OS and Linux Platforms

Logging In Using the SGD Client

Installing the SGD Gateway

2.  Upgrading SGD

3.  Getting Started With SGD

4.  Removing SGD

Installing the SGD Client Manually

The SGD Client is usually installed automatically when a user connects to an SGD server using a browser with Java technology enabled. Follow these instructions in this section, only if you want to install the SGD Client manually.

On Microsoft Windows platforms, you need administrator privileges to install the SGD Client.

On Microsoft Windows platforms, the SGD Client is installed in the C:\Program Files\Sun\Secure Global Desktop Client directory by default, but you can choose a different installation directory when you install the software. A shortcut for the SGD Client is added to the Windows Start Menu.

On UNIX and Linux platforms, the SGD Client is installed in the $HOME/bin directory by default, but you can choose a different installation directory when you install the software.


Note - Manual installation is not available for Mac OS X client platforms.


How to Install the SGD Client Manually on Microsoft Windows Platforms

  1. In a browser, go to an SGD web server.

    For example, http://server.example.com, where server.example.com is the name of an SGD server.

    The SGD web server Welcome Page displays.

  2. (Optional) Select your preferred language.

    Select a language from the language list.

    The Welcome page displays in the selected language.

  3. Click Install the Oracle Secure Global Desktop Client.

    The Oracle Secure Global Desktop Client page displays.

  4. Download the SGD Client installation program.

    Click Download the Secure Global Desktop Client for Microsoft Windows.

    Save the installation program to a temporary directory on the PC.

    The SGD Client installation program is sgdcwin-lang.exe.

  5. Change to the temporary directory and install the SGD Client.

    Double-click sgdcwin-lang.exe and follow the instructions on the screen.

How to Install the SGD Client Manually on Solaris OS and Linux Platforms

  1. In a browser, go to an SGD web server.

    For example, http://server.example.com, where server.example.com is the name of an SGD server.

    The SGD web server Welcome Page displays.

  2. (Optional) Select your preferred language.

    Select a language from the language list.

    The Welcome page displays in the selected language.

  3. Click Install the Oracle Secure Global Desktop Client.

    The Oracle Secure Global Desktop Client page displays.

  4. Download the SGD Client tar file.

    Click Download the Secure Global Desktop Client for platform.

    Save the tar file to a temporary directory on the host.

    Tar file names indicate a platform, as follows:

    • sgdci3so.tar for Solaris OS on x86 platforms

    • sgdcspso.tar for Solaris OS on SPARC technology platforms

    • sgdci3li.tar for Linux platforms

  5. Change to the temporary directory and extract the tar file.
    $ cd /tempdir
    $ tar xvf tarfile
  6. Install the SGD Client.
    $ sh sgdc/install

    Follow the instructions on the screen.

Logging In Using the SGD Client

The first time you start the SGD Client, it asks for the following information: