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Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
Open Mic on Sametime9 Install  -Best Practices
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  • 1. Open Mic on Sametime 9 Installs – Best practices, tips and tricks Date: 20th March, 2014
  • 2. | © 2014 IBM Corporation22 Open Mic Team • Subhashini Srinivasan – IBM ICS Technical Lead for Sametime Install/System Console • Presenter • Subhashini Raman - IBM ICS Software Engineer, Sametime Install • Presenter • Pankaj Khamkar - IBM ICS Software Engineer, Sametime Install • Presenter • Vinayak Tavargeri – IBM ICS Support • Facilitator for Open Mics
  • 3. 3 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Source If Applicable IBM Presentation Template Full Version Agenda ■ Overview ─ What's new in Sametime 9 Installs ─ What will be covered in this call ■ Sametime Video MCU installation ■ Sametime Video Manager ─ Changes in Sametime 9.0 ─ Media manager Components ─ Installing Video Manager – Preparation & Planning ─ Installing Video Manager - Install ─ Video Manager Uninstallation ─ Video manager Logs Location ■ Sametime Community server, Gateway and Client installs ─ Changes in Sametime 9 around installation and upgrade of Sametime Community server, Gateway server and Sametime client components ■ Open Q&A
  • 4. Sametime Video MCU Installation
  • 5. 5 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Video MCU overview ■ Non-Websphere server with no Java requirements at runtime ■ Non-Installation Manager install, simple RPM-based install. Requires Java for installation. ■ VMCU server is a standalone node (no federation, no WAS concepts) ■ VMCU scaling is farm-based. ■ Linux only install supported on RHEL 5, RHEL 6, SLES11 ■ Set of total 15 RPMs ■ RPM install to be invoked via a shell script - installvideomcu_xxxx.sh ■ console.properties file to be filled in for SSC communication Avoid Trouble: Linux admins may want to install the RPMs directly using the rpm -ivh command. This will NOT work. The console.properties file has to be filled out and shell script invoked for installation
  • 6. 6 | © 2014 IBM Corporation VMGR LB VMGR LB VMGR LB IP S P R A Y E R CF + PR VMGR VMGR VMGR VMCU farm VMCU farm VMCU farm VMGR LB/sprayer name updated in stavconfig.xml. This is updated from Admin pages/SSC GA. Plan creation order matters Each VMGR LB routes to other VNGRs based on load VMGR figures out Which VMCU to route to
  • 7. Prerequisites – Before you begin Install
  • 8. 8 | © 2014 IBM Corporation VMCU hardware requirements http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/prodguid/v1r0/clarity-reports/report/html/softwareReqsForProductByComponent? deliverableId=1351634674358&duComponent=Server_E7EE9E00FECA11E2ABB41FF3CA6B1291
  • 9. 9 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Prerequisites for installation ■ Java > 1.6 ■ Plan created and ready in SSC. ■ Third party RPMs (coming up in the following slides) installed. http://www- 01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=0&context=SSCKJBV&uid=swg21649532&loc=en_US&cs=utf- 8&lang= ■ Root-only installation ■ / partition should have enough disk space. Cannot install on any other partition or split it across multiples. Mounted drives may also have unexpected installation issues.
  • 10. 10 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Other handy links to browse prior to beginning installation.. ■ http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27007792 → OFFICIAL system requirements ■ http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/stwiki.nsf/xpDocViewer.xsp? lookupName=Administering+Sametime+9.0+documentation#action=openDocum ent&content=catcontent&ct=prodDoc --> Installation/Administration home page ■ http://www-01.ibm.com/support/search.wss? &tc=SSCKJBV&atrn1=SWVersion&atrv1=9.0 → Technotes for ST 9 installation. MUST READ BEFORE PROCEEDING WITH INSTALL
  • 11. 11 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Video MCU pre-reqs for RHEL 5 Download and install the following 3rd party RPMs in the order below if not previously installed: ■ — glibc-2.5-*.el5_9.5.x86_64.rpm ■ — glibc-2.5-*.el5_9.5.i386.rpm ■ — glibc-common-2.5-*.el5.x86_64.rpm ■ — zlib-1.2.3-*.el5.x86_64.rpm ■ — zlib-1.2.3-*.el5.i386.rpm ■ — libgcc-4.1.2-*.el5.i386.rpm ■ — libgcc-4.1.2-*.el5.x86_64.rpm ■ — libstdc++-4.1.2-*.el5.i386.rpm ■ — libstdc++-4.1.2-*.el5.x86_64.rpm ■ — libxml2-2.6.26-2.1.*.el5_9.2.i386.rpm ■ — libxml2-2.6.26-2.1.*.el5_9.2.x86_64.rpm ■ — openssl-0.9.8e-*.el5_9.1.x86_64.rpm ■ — openssl-0.9.8e-*.el5_9.1.i386.rpm ■ — mailcap-2.1.23-*.fc6.rpm Depending on the specific environment, other 3rd party RPMs may be needed. Any minor release versions is the 3rd party dependencies are supported, but more recent major release versions are not supported.
  • 12. 12 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Sametime Video MCU prereqs on RHEL 6 Download and install the following 3rd party RPMs in the order below if not previously installed: ■ — glibc-2.12-1.*.el6.x86_64.rpm ■ — glibc-2.12-1.*.el6.i686.rpm ■ — glibc-common-2.12-1.*.el6.x86_64.rpm ■ — zlib-1.2.3-*.el6.x86_64.rpm ■ — zlib-1.2.3-*.el6.i686.rpm ■ — libgcc-4.4.7-*.el6.i686.rpm ■ — libgcc-4.4.7-*.el6.x86_64.rpm ■ — libstdc++-4.4.7-*.el6.i686.rpm ■ — libstdc++-4.4.7-*.el6.x86_64.rpm ■ — libxml2-2.7.6-*.el6_4.1.i686.rpm ■ — libxml2-2.7.6-*.el6_4.1.x86_64.rpm ■ — openssl098e-0.9.8e-*.el6_2.2.x86_64.rpm ■ — openssl098e-0.9.8e-*.el6_2.2.i686.rpm ■ — mailcap-2.1.31-*.el6.noarch ■ — compat-expat1-1.95.8-8.el6.i686.rpm
  • 13. 13 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Other RHEL 6 RPMs... ■ The previous slides are from Polycom's official documentation. We've found it works for most machines. But there are some cases when the VMCU still doesn't function right after everything's installed. ■ One of our support people found these are also needed: ─ openldap-2.4.23-32.el6_4.1.i686 ─ cyrus-sasl-lib-2.1.23-13.el6_3.1.i686
  • 14. 14 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Sametime Video MCU prereqs on SLES 11 ■ Download and install the following 3rd party RPMs in the order below if not ■ previously installed: ■ — glibc-2.11.3-17.31.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — glibc-32bit-2.11.3-17.31.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — zlib-32bit-1.2.3-106.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — zlib-1.2.3-106.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — libgcc46-32bit-4.6.1_20110701-0.13.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — libgcc46-4.6.1_20110701-0.13.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — libstdc++46-32bit-4.6.1_20110701-0.13.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — libstdc++46-4.6.1_20110701-0.13.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — libxml2-32bit-2.7.6-0.13.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — libxml2-2.7.6-0.13.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — libopenssl0_9_8-0.9.8j-0.26.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — libopenssl0_9_8-32bit-0.9.8j-0.26.*.x86_64.rpm ■ — aaa_base-11-6.65.*.rpm Depending on the specific environment, other 3rd party RPMs may be needed. Any minor release versions is the 3rd party dependencies are supported, but more recent major release versions are not supported.
  • 15. 15 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Technotes related to pre-requisite RPMs needed for VMCU ■ http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss? rs=0&context=SSCKJBV&uid=swg21649532&loc=en_US&cs=utf-8&lang= AVOID TROUBLE! MOST LIKELY SUPPORT SITUATION. ALWAYS, ALWAYS DOUBLE CHECK PREREQs and MAKE SURE THEY ARE INSTALLED.
  • 16. Installation, best practices, tips n' tricks
  • 17. 17 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Deployment – Installing Video MCU ■ Download e-Image zip file or ISO ■ Fill out console.properties file ■ Install pre-requisites for the Video MCU. ■ Chmod 777 for all the shell scripts ■ Run the platform specific shell script •On RHEL 6 and SLES11, there are no RPM built-in checks for dependencies. Getting pre-requisites correctly installed is a MUST.
  • 18. 18 | © 2014 IBM Corporation VMCU Install details ■ Installation location is /opt/IBM/Sametime/STVideoMCU. THIS IS FIXED. ■ The main installation log is located inside /opt/IBM/Sametime/STVideoMCU/logs ■ SSC ConsoleUtility log is also located in here. ■ VMCU is a WITH SSC install. No support for post-registration with SSC.
  • 19. 19 | © 2014 IBM Corporation VMCU – Best Practices ■ Need to make sure that both the soft_mcu service and the REST API are up. ■ REST API uses apache httpd ■ The VMCU files are primarily located at: ─ /mcms ─ /opt/apache ─ /tmp ■ Need to clean up all the above directories to clean up a “dirty” machine. ■ The VMCU uses the /tmp directory at runtime. ■ There is a mix of 32-bit and 64-bit RPMs in the dependency list. Please note the dependencies list carefully ■ When installing via yAST or yum, each pre-req RPM installs a series of dependencies that it needs. Order matters! ■ MCU install is root-only. ■ Partitioned systems will have issues installing. A single partition with enough space is needed for the VMCU. ■ Multi-IP machines are not supported for the VMCU. ■ /tmp is a system directory. When recreating /tmp, need to make sure the permissions are set to 1777 for the folder. Set permissions using: chmod 1777 /tmp Restart VMCU service
  • 20. 20 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Video MCU Ports ■ Make sure these ports are not blocked by any firewall Port/Range Usage 443 https/XML API to DMA 8080 http/XML API to DMA 4443 https/REST 5060 SIP / UDP or TCP 5061 SIP / TLS 3478 STUN/TURN 40000-49999 RTP /UDP or TCP
  • 21. Validating a VMCU installation
  • 22. 22 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Validating a VMCU install ■ Installation should complete successfully. Log should not show errors or failures. Start with the main installation log and check the /tmp/startup_logs/InstallValidator.log as well. ■ Server should be running. Check by: ─ service soft_mcu status • Perform a video call to the MCU – this is the ultimate test • Verify that there are no core dumps: ls –lrt /output/core • Verify by netstat command that the following ports are in use: ■ Verify that the following ports are not blocked by the firewall: Port/RangeUsage 443https/XML API to DMA 8080http/XML API to DMA 4443https/REST 5060SIP / UDP or TCP 5061SIP / TLS 3478STUN/TURN 40000-49999RTP/UDP or TCP
  • 23. 23 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Validation of VMCU install (contd..) ■ Be able to see the VMCU in the SSC admin pages ■ Add the VMCU to the DMA via the SSC admin pages
  • 24. Uninstalling the VMCU
  • 25. 25 | © 2014 IBM Corporation How to uninstall and clean up.. ■ To uninstall the VMCU, cd into /opt/IBM/Sametime/STVideoMCU ■ Run uninstallvideomcu.sh script ■ This will uninstall the VMCU and also update status in SSC ■ Using rpm -e to forcibly remove all RPMs will have same effect but may leave vestiges of the VMCU on the file system. Better to run the script to make sure we have prereq checking/enforcement. ■ For clean-up, refer to Slide 34 for more information.
  • 26. 26 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Cleaning up a partial install or a failed install.. STEPS to follow to clean up partial install: 1. Cd into /opt/IBM/Sametime/STVideoMCU directory 2. If file contents are present in here, then run uninstallvideomcu.sh 3. If nothing is present in this directory, you will have to clean up manually. 4. Run rpm -e `rpm -qa|grep ibm-sametime` - This will remove all RPMs starting with ibm-sametime 5. Run rpm -e `rpm -qa|grep Sametime` - This will remove the Sametime- VideoMCU-Installer RPM 6. Delete /opt/IBM/Sametime/STVideoMCU directory 7. Delete contents of tmp. WARNING: If there are multiple pieces of software running and using /tmp, then this has to be done very carefully. 8. If the /tmp directory itself is deleted, then recreate with 1777 permissions 9. Finally, run the installvideomcu_XXXX.sh script again.
  • 27. VMCU Troubleshooting Collecting logs
  • 28. 28 | © 2014 IBM Corporation VMCU log locations.. Location Description /opt/IBM/Sametime/STVideoMCU/logs/ Main install log file location + SSC related log files. Start here always when doing debug. /tmp/startup_logs/ Next place to look to debug install issues. Contains server startup logs, install validation logs etc.. /mcms/LogFiles/ VMCU runtime logs in zipped up format. Files are not readable directly despite .txt extension. Place to look for runtime VMCU issues.
  • 29. 29 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Collecting logs The following instructions enable you to launch the Log Collector script: To start the Log Collector component: 1) Ensure that the soft_mcu service is running by typing the following command: service soft_mcu start The “soft_mcu is already running” message appears when the service is already operational. The script accepts one parameter. 2) Run the following script with one of the parameters in Table 3-3, "Script Parameter" below: /mcms/Scripts/LogCollector.sh For example, to collect logs for the previous two hours, type /mcms/Scripts/ LogCollector.sh -2h Switch Description h Displays explanations of the available parameters m The time duration for log collection in minutes. This must be proceeded by a positive integer. h The time duration for log collection in hours. This must be proceeded by a positive integer. d The time duration for log collection in days. This must be proceeded by a positive integer.
  • 30. 30 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Collecting logs (contd) ■ When the Log Collector is running, dots are displayed every 10 seconds on the Shell. ■ When the Log Collector is completed, a .tgz file is created in the folder /mcms/LogFiles. ■ Inside the .tgz file are the following files if they exist: — MCMS/CS/AMP/VMP/Startup logs — Core dumps — TCP dumps — Configuration files ■ To log network traffic, enter the following commands: ■ tcpdump -i eth0 -s0 -w tcpdump_eth0.cap ■ tcpdump -i lo -s0 -w tcpdump_lo.cap ■ Sniffer files are located in the folder /output/tcp_dump. ■ Press the CTRL+C keys to stop logging network traffic. This action deletes all of the temporary files. ■ To retrieve the file, you can use a file transfer software such as WinSCP.
  • 31. VMCU troubleshooting Common problems, Tips and tricks..
  • 32. 32 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Troubleshooting – general steps.. ■ Check memory/hardware requirements ■ Check if server is up: ─ service soft_mcu status ─ The result should be that the server is running. If not,there's a problem. ■ Check if all RPMs are installed by typing in the following: ─ rpm -qa | grep ibm-sametime → 14 RPMs ─ rpm -qa| grep Sametime-VideoMCU → 1 RPM ■ Check the InstallValidator.log under /tmp/startup_logs and search for “FAIL”. Typically, this points to the issue.If dependencies are missing, install missing dependencies. 9/10 times this is the problem. ■ Check for partitions or multiple-IPs on the system ■ Check the core dump area for memory related errors ■ Check /tmp/startup_logs for information on startup problems
  • 33. 33 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Most common problems with VMCU installation.. ■ Prerequisite RPMS not installed correctly. Some are missing. 90% of the times this is the issue ■ Hardware requirements are not met. ■ Unsupported OS (SLES 12) was used. This manifests in weird issues with SSC communication. ■ Non-root installation ■ Installation on a partition without enough disk space.
  • 34. 34 | © 2014 IBM Corporation /tmp directory contents were deleted while VMCU was running PROBLEM: ■ While VMCU is running, /tmp directory contents got deleted. ■ VMCU goes into a bad state. REST API may not work properly SOLUTION: ■ Stop the VMCU – service soft_mcu stop ■ Clear out /tmp again ■ Start the VMCU. Will mostly fix this. - service soft_mcu start ■ Worst case, restart the Linux OS ■ Things should start working after restarting the soft_mcu service.
  • 35. 35 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Recreating /tmp still doesn't work. Argh! PROBLEM: /tmp directory was deleted and recreated. VMCU doesn't start up after this. SOLUTION: /tmp is a system directory. When recreating /tmp, need to make sure the permissions are set to 1777 for the folder. Set permissions using: Chmod 1777 /tmp Restart VMCU service.
  • 36. Sametime Media Manager – Video Manager Installation
  • 37. 37 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Big Changes in Sametime 9.0 ■ WebSphere Application Server – Network Deployment should be installed separately. It is not bundled with Sametime Installers ■ It is important to install WAS – Network Deployment not Liberty Core or any other edition. ■ DB2 Server is not packaged with Sametime anymore. ■ Installation Manager version 1.6.2 should be installed first. ■ Instructions here: - http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/stwiki.nsf/xpDocViewer.xsp? lookupName=Administering+Sametime+9.0+documentation#action=openDocument&res_title=Installing _Installation_Manager_st9&content=pdcontent ■ WebSphere Application Server should be installed along with all the ifixes. ■ Instructions here :- http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/stwiki.nsf/xpDocViewer.xsp? lookupName=Administering+Sametime+9.0+documentation#action=openDocument&res_title=Installing _WebSphere_Network_Deployment_st9&content=pdcontent ■ DB2 should be installed by following these instructions :- ■ http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/stwiki.nsf/xpDocViewer.xsp? lookupName=Administering+Sametime+9.0+documentation#action=openDocument&res_title=Installing _DB2_on_AIX_Linux_or_Windows_st9&content=pdcontent
  • 38. 38 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Sametime Media Manager - Components ■ Proxy Registrar ■ Conference Focus ■ Sametime Video Manager - New ■ Sametime Video MCU – New ■ Packet Switcher is Removed
  • 39. 39 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Installing Sametime Video Manager - Overview ■ Sametime Video Manager – installs VMGR, solid DB and load balancer. ■ Solid DB – Relational , in- memory database. ■ It is a standalone Node – No federation. ■ VMGR and Load Balancer are WebSphere Applications. ■ Solid DB is installed at /opt/solidDB/soliddb-7.0. ■ Ports used are : 5060 / 5061, 8443 , 9043 , 7443, 7445, 5080/5081 ■ VMGR does not use WebSphere SIP Container .
  • 40. 40 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Installing Sametime Video Manager - Preparation ■ Needs a dedicated machine. ■ 8 core, 8 GB ■ For detailed requirements :- http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27007792 ■ Needs 'root' access. ■ Machine with mutiple IP address may not work as expected
  • 41. 41 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Tip #1: All plans should be created beforehand ■ There is a complex interdependency between the media manager components. So it is very important to have all the plans ready before starting installation. ■ Failing to do so may result in incomplete installation. Post install tasks will fail and additional manual steps may be needed to fix the problem.
  • 42. 42 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Tip #2: Order of plan creation is very important The plans should be strictly created in a particular order. Type 1 : PR and CF installed separately, 1.Create PR plan 2.Create VMGR plan 3.Create CF plan 4.Install PR 5.Install VMGR 6.Install CF Type 2 : PR CF installed together , 1.Create VMGR plan 2.Create PRCF plan 3.Install VMGR 4.Install PRCF
  • 43. 43 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Installing Sametime Video Manager – Post Install Tasks Overview ■ At the end of VMGR install, three post install tasks are done. Each task communicates with SSC and gets the required details. ■ 1. Create a default Conference template ■ 2. Add SIP Peer ■ 3. Create a new User Sametime System Console Sametime VMGR installing..... Installer makes a call to SSC SSC responds by sending installer requested details
  • 44. 44 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Tip #3 Before installing Sametime Video Manager, disable requiretty ■ To disable in RHEL :- ■ Run sudo /usr/sbin/visudo ■ Go to insert mode ■ Change Defaults requiretty to Defaults !requiretty ■ Save and close the file. ■ To disable it in SLES11 SP2 :- ■ Please just append Defaults !requiretty in this file and save it.
  • 45. 45 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Installing Sametime Video Manager - Preparation ■ Failing to follow Tips #1-3 will result in post install failure. The installation will complete with a warning saying “Exception thrown when trying to register the Sametime Media Server with Sametime System Console Server. Please register the server with Sametime System console by running the registerproduct.sh utility ” ■ Workaround:- Run registerproduct.bat/sh utility to complete the set up. ■ Instructions here :- http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/stwiki.nsf/xpDocViewer.xsp? lookupName=Administering+Sametime+9.0+documentation#action=openDocument&res_title=Regist ering_a_new_Sametime_Video_Manager_with_the_Sametime_System_Console_st9&content=pdco ntent
  • 46. 46 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Tip #4 Order in which server would be stopped and started in Sametime VMGR Stopping the Server:- 1. STMediaServer 2. Solid DB Instructions to stop Solid DB :- http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/soliddb/v7r0/index.jsp?topic= %2Fcom.ibm.swg.im.soliddb.gettingstarted.doc%2Fdoc%2Fs0000027_stoppingDB.html Starting the Server:- 1. Solid DB To start Solid DB :- /opt/solidDB/soliddb-7.0/bin> solid -c /opt/solidDB/soliddb-7.0/eval_kit/standalone/ 2. STMediaServer For command ref. See link:- http://www-10.lotus.com/ldd/stwiki.nsf/xpDocViewer.xsp?lookupName=Administering Sametime 9.0 documentation#action=openDocument&res_title=Starting_and_stopping_the_Sametime_Video_Ma nager_st9&content=pdcontent
  • 47. 47 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Installing Sametime Video Manager – Uninstallation V. Uninstalling Sametime Video Manager 1.Stop the server (solid DB and Media Server) before uninstalling. 2.After Uninstallation :- Make sure that solid DB is uninstalled properly. Solid DB is always located at /opt/solidDB/soliddb-7.0/
  • 48. 48 | © 2014 IBM Corporation Installing Sametime Video Manager – Collecting Logs ■ Like any other server , run collect logs utility to collect all necessary logs. ■ To run collect logs utility, go to product install location – for eg: For vmgr, /opt/IBM/WebSphere/MediaServerVMGRPN/collectlogs/ ■ Run collectlogs.sh ■ Send the resulting zip file from /tmp/SametimeInstallLogs.zip ■ For VMGR, additionally solid DB logs are also needed. ■ Thet solid DB logs needed are :- ■ /opt/solidDB/soliddb-7.0/eval_kit/standalone/solmsg.out ■ /opt/solidDB/soliddb-7.0/eval_kit/standalone/logs ■ /opt/solidDB/soliddb-7.0/logs
  • 49. Sametime 9 Community Server, Gateway and Client Installs
  • 50. What's changed in Sametime 9?
  • 51. © 2014 IBM Corporation51 Overview of changes in Sametime 9 around installation of Sametime Community Server, Sametime Gateway Server and Sametime client components  Community Server install & upgrade – Classic Meetings removed – Option to Install without SSC available but not supported – Incremental hot fix installer removed – Network client installation now requires an external HTTP server, e.g. Apache Tomcat – Entry server now renamed as Limited Use Edition – An upgrade of a Limited Use (Entry) server to Standard server is supported; reverse not supported – Muti-tenancy solution introduced (binaries and configuration files installed under <domino binaries directory> on Windows and under <domino data directory> on UNIX platforms  Gateway Server install & upgrade – WebSphere Application Server is no more installed during Gateway installation – Manual JMS configuration required post Gateway installation (scripts included in installable) – No in-place upgrade available to upgrade older v8.5.x Gateway servers to v9.0  Client install & upgrade – Sametime Embedded Add-on v9.0 shipped along with Notes 9.0.x client
  • 52. Prerequisites – Before you begin Install
  • 53. © 2014 IBM Corporation53 Sametime 9 system requirements http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg27007792  OS platform support (support for some older platforms, e.g. Solaris, dropped; support for some newer advanced OS platforms added, e.g. Ubuntu 12.04 LTS x86_32)  Middleware software prerequisites (Domino 9.0 32 bit is supported for Community Server 9.x, WebSphere Application Server 8.5.5.x is supported for Gateway Server 9.0)  Language support (Support for Thai and Catalan languages has been added to client installation)
  • 54. 54 | © 2014 IBM Corporation OS libraries required for installing Sametime Community/Gateway servers in GUI mode on RHEL 6.x 64-bit 64 bit versions of following packages are required on 64bit RHEL 6.x platform compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69 compat-db-4.6.21-15 libXp-1.0.0-15.1 libXmu-1.0.5-1 libXtst-1.0.99.2-3 libXft-2.1.13-4.1 pam-1.1.1-4 gtk2-2.18.9-4 gtk2-engines-2.18.4-5 rpm-build-4.8.0-12 elfutils-0.148-1 elfutils-libs-0.148-1 ksh-20100621-2 Additionally, the 32-bit versions of the following packages are also required on 64 bit RHEL 6.x platform: compat-libstdc++-33-3.2.3-69 compat-db-4.6.21-15 libXp-1.0.0-15.1 libXmu-1.0.5-1 libXtst-1.0.99.2-3 libXft-2.1.13-4.1 pam-1.1.1-4 gtk2-2.18.9-4 gtk2-engines-2.18.4-5 glibc-2.12-1.7 libgcc-4.4.4-13 libstdc++-4.4.4-13 libXi-1.3-3 Apart from these following libraries are required on ANY Linux platform: libstdc++.so.5 libstdc++-libc6.1-1.so.2 is
  • 55. 55 | © 2014 IBM Corporation OS libraries required for installing Sametime Community/Gateway servers in GUI mode on SLES 11 SP2 64-bit ■ libgcc43-32bit-4.3.4_20091019-0.7.35.x86_64.rpm ■ libstdc++43-32bit-4.3.4_20091019-0.7.35.x86_64.rpm ■ Libstdc++33-3.3.3-11.9 ■ libstdc++33-32bit-3.3.3-11.9 ■ Libstdc++43-4.3.4_20091019-0.7.35 ■ libstdc++43-32bit-4.3.4_20091019-0.7.35 ■ libstdc++43-devel-4.3.4_20091019-0.7.35 ■ libstdc++-devel-4.3-62.198 Apart from these SLES specific packages, libstdc++-libc6.1-1.so.2 library is also required on all Linux platforms Above mentioned RPM files could be found on x86_64 CD/DVD image of SLES 11.x at /mnt/suse/x86_64/
  • 56. Known issues
  • 57. © 2014 IBM Corporation57 Known issues around installation & upgrade of Sametime Community server / Mux & Sametime Gateway server (Technotes available)  Upgrading the Sametime Community server from 8.5.2 to 9.0, get error message Exception in thread "Thread-4" on Domino console.  Anonymous login by token feature does not work in Sametime® Community Server v9.0 on AIX or Linux.  IBM Sametime Community Mux v9.0 installer does not upgrade an existing installation of v8.5.x Community Mux on the same computer  Unable to add local community to Sametime Gateway using Deployment Manager
  • 58. © 2014 IBM Corporation58 Known issues around installation & upgrade of Sametime clients (Technotes available)  Failure in upgrading IBM® Sametime® Connect client v8.0.2 to v9.0  JVM error during Sametime 9 Connect client installation on Mac OS X 10.9  Upgrading Sametime Connect Client v8.5.x to v9.0 succeeds on Ubuntu Linux 10.04 LTS (32 bit) but subsequent upgrade to v9.0 HF1 fails (TN # 1664287 ...yet to be published)  Sametime Contacts panel does not appear in IBM® Notes® 9.0 client
  • 59. © 2014 IBM Corporation59 Known issues around installation & upgrade of Sametime Office Integration (Technotes available)  Upgrading Sametime Connect 8.5.2 / IFR1 to v9.0 fails on Windows with Sametime Office Integration 8.5.2 / IFR1 installed  Upgrading Sametime Connect 9.0 GOLD to v9.0 HF1 fails on Windows with optional Office Integration features enabled into target 9.0 GOLD client (TN# 1658061 ...yet to be published)  Upgrading Sametime Outlook Integration v8.5.2 or v8.5.2 IFR1 to v9.0 fails  Sametime Office Integration add-ins become inactive after repairing a corrupt installation of Sametime Office Integration 9.0
  • 60. © 2014 IBM Corporation60 Other known issues (To be documented as Technotes)  GUI mode install for Sametime Community / Gateway server doesn't work due to missing OS libs (both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of them) on advanced Linux platforms (e.g. RHEL 6.x x86_64)  CS LU 8.5.x/9.0 to CS 9.0 HF1 upgrade turns existing Limited Use server to Standard edition  2 doc icons appear for Sametime Connect client on OS X 10.9
  • 61. Other common install issues
  • 62. © 2014 IBM Corporation62 Common install / upgrade issues faced with older versions of Sametime  Security pop ups when ST connect client connects to ST advanced or meeting server over SSL  Customizations of client installer kit; e.g. combining GOLD and hot fix install kits, replacing default version of Embedded ST Add-on in Notes install kit with an other desired one, integrating third party plugins with client install kit, adding custom preferences to plugin_customization.ini, using non-default JVM for client install etc.  Installing ST client in Citrix environment with system account, installing ST client on remote machines from central location using enterprise push tools such as Altiris  Notes client fails to launch after upgrade (unavailability of XCOPY command causing OI base feature configuration to fail during install/upgrade).
  • 63. Questions?

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