Sun Java Enterprise System 2005Q4 Installation Planning Guide

Installation Planning Tasks

The following table lists the installation planning tasks that are common to all Java ES solutions. The left column lists high-level tasks and subtasks, and the right column lists the location of instructions for performing the tasks.

Table 1–1 Installation Planning Tasks


Location of Information 

1. Develop Your Implementation Specifications

Chapter 2, The Implementation Specifications

Analyze your deployment architecture 

Analyzing a Deployment Architecture

Develop a network connectivity specification 

Developing a Network Connectivity Specification

Develop a computer hardware and operating system specification 

Developing Your Computer Hardware and Operating System Specification

Develop a user management specification 

Developing Your User Management Specifications

2. Learn About Installation and Configuration Issues

Installation Planning Issues

Learn how distributed installations affect an installation plan 

Distributed Installations

Learn how configuring for component interoperation is part of an installation plan 

Configuring for Interoperation

Learn how component dependencies affect an installation plan 

Component Dependencies

Learn how the redundancy strategies used in a solution affect an installation plan 

Redundancy Strategies

Learn how distributed subcomponents affect an installation plan 

Distributed Subcomponents

Lean how LDAP directory issues affect an installation plan 

LDAP Schema and LDAP Directory Tree Structure

Lean how the installer operating modes affect an installation plan 

Java ES Installer Behavior

3. Develop Your Installation Plan

Developing an Installation Plan

Analyze your deployment architecture and determine the order in which component instances should be installed and configured. 

Directory Server through Sun Cluster Software

Determine the specific input values for each component instance. 

Directory Server through Sun Cluster Software

It is important to approach the installation planning tasks in an orderly way, following the methodology described in this manual.