An evaluation installation is generally considered a trial deployment, that is, a quick installation to see how things go. This example uses the graphical interface and the Configure Now type When you are presented with configuration pages, you accept defaults wherever possible.
This example installs all the Communications Suite and Java ES product components except Sun Cluster software on a single host in a single installation session. Because Web Server is used as the web container, Application Server is not installed.
The following high-level tasks are required:
Checking the installation sequence guidelines
Check to see what guidelines apply to this example and make adjustments as needed.
Checking the installation prerequisites
Check to see what tasks you might need to perform for this installation before starting.
Starting the graphical installer
Use either the graphical or text-based installer.
At component selection, choosing Select All, then deselecting the Application Server and Sun Cluster software product components
The installer verifies software on your host and provides guidance if incompatibilities are identified.
Verifying installation directories
Selecting the Configure Now type
Messages indicate which product components cannot be configured during installation.
Accepting configuration defaults when they are offered
If you want to use non-default information, review the appropriate configuration tables in Chapter 3, Configuration Information, in Sun Java Enterprise System 5 Installation Reference for UNIX.
Viewing the Installation Summary and Log
Completing post-install configuration
Chapter 6, Completing Communications Suite Postinstallation Configuration contains instructions for post-install configuration.
Starting the product components
Verifying After Post-Installation Configuration contains the preferred Communications Suite startup sequence. Startup procedures follow the table.