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Quick Starter Guide For Lotus Foundations Trial



How to trial Lotus Foundations and get the server running quickly

How to trial Lotus Foundations and get the server running quickly



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Quick Starter Guide For Lotus Foundations Trial Quick Starter Guide For Lotus Foundations Trial Presentation Transcript

  • How to download the Lotus Foundations Trial code and creating an image for testing 11 Feb 2008
  • http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/downloads/ls/lfoundation/ learn.html?S_TACT=105AGX28&S_CMP=DLMAIN
  • Marketing Guff
  • Marketing Guff
  • List of Packages
  • List of Packages
  • Select Core
  • Select Lotus Notes Add-on
  • Select email and Collaboration
  • Select Symphony
  • Unpack (and rename)
  • Install – start VMWare desktop
  • Vmware start view
  • File – New – Virtual machine
  • Change name to LotusFoundations
  • T60 (my machine) – 2 cores
  • Set to 2Gb (my machine has 3Gb) Foundations will run on a LOT less
  • Bridged My local test environment
  • Keep Default
  • Create New Virtual Disk
  • Create SCSI Disks
  • Set Disk size to 12GB Split disk into 2Gb chunks
  • Change File (Disk) name
  • Success
  • Lotus Foundations Virtual Machine
  • Select “Edit virtual Machine Settings”
  • Edit Virtual Machine
  • Click Add
  • Select Hard disk
  • Create a vitual disk
  • Select SCSI
  • Split disk into 2Gb files (easier to manage the vm images)
  • Rename to disk2.vmdk
  • Two disks, disk1 install, disk2 = backup
  • Select CD-ROM
  • Use ISO image you downloaded
  • Navigate to Foundation ISO Image
  • Click on OK
  • Select “Start:
  • Vmware starts
  • Press 1, then enter
  • Lots of Screens - wait
  • Lots of Screens - wait
  • Press ENTER to begin…_
  • Press Enter
  • Console
  • Take Note of Details • Servername: earthquake7.weavernet.null • Webconfig: • (this is for my installation, your IP address will be different) • DHCP: disabled
  • Type in Webconfig URL and it (may) fails. Add an exception (blue text) – Get certificate – Confirm Security Exception
  • You are In!! Accept terms
  • Accept more terms
  • Create Admin Account (trial mode = no activation key) – save changes
  • Admin Account Created
  • Login to admin account
  • Look at Web Configuration
  • Look at Web Configuration
  • Configure disk#1 as standalone disk
  • Lotus of cautions – click update status and wait
  • Cautions
  • Disk configuration in Progress
  • Wait
  • Disk Status….(apol ogies for twitter updates for this screen shot)
  • Watch logs
  • Disks are done
  • See all the ticks – no cautions!?
  • shutdown
  • Install Additional Packages
  • Navigate to My Documents
  • Map Drive
  • Map Drive
  • You have successfully accessed Lotus Foundations file system
  • Navigate to add-on packages you have downloaded (on your PC)
  • Copy into autoinstall directory in foundations file system
  • When copy has finished it looks like this
  • You have lots of packages to install
  • Lotus Symphony 1.0 for Lotus Foundations Start
  • Click on install
  • DAMO for Lotus Foundations Start
  • Select install
  • You can see that Damo and Symphony have been installed
  • Install Lotus Notes
  • So ends the quick guide for installing Foundations using IBM’s trial code.
  • Chris Sparshott (Sparkbouy) sparkbouy@gmail.com Portfolio http://www.slideshare.net/sparkbouy/slideshows Blog http://chrissparshott.com