Saturday, February 16, 2008

WSM Objectives

WSM Objectives
The objectives of the Web-based System Manager are:• Simplification of AIX administration by a single interface• Enable AIX systems to be administered from almost any client platform with a browserthat supports Java 1.3 or use downloaded client code from an AIX V5.3 code• Enable AIX systems to be administered remotely• Provide a system administration environment that provides a similar look and feel to theWindows NT/2000/XP, LINUX and AIX CDE environmentsThe Web-based System Manager provides a comprehensive system managementenvironment and covers most of the tasks in the SMIT user interface. The Web-basedSystem Manager can only be run from a graphics terminal so SMIT will need to be used inthe ASCII environment.To download Web-based System Manager Client code from an AIX host use the addresshttp:///remote_client.htmlSupported Microsoft Windows clients for AIX 5.3 are Windows 2000 Professional version,Windows XP Professional version, or Windows Server 2003.Supported Linux clients are PCs running: Red Hat Enterprise Version 3, SLES 8, SLES 9,Suse 8.0, Suse 8.1, Suse 8.2, and Suse 9.0 using desktops KDE or GNOME only.The PC Web-based System Manager Client installation needs a minimum of 300 MB freedisk space, 512 MB memory (1GB preferred) and a 1 GHZ cpu.

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