1.4 Linux Access Gateway

What you need to know

  • Username and password of the Access Manager administrator.

  • IP address of the Administration Console.

  • Static IP address, hostname, and domain name to use for the Linux Access Gateway.

  • Network settings: IP address of default gateway and the subnet mask for your network.

  • DNS settings: the IP address of one or two DNS servers.

Security follow-up

Change the password of the config and root users on the Linux Access Gateway machine.

For more information

See Installing the Linux Access Gateway in the Novell Access Manager 3.0 SP4 Installation Guide.

  1. Insert the CD.

  2. At the installation options page, select Standard Installation.

  3. Accept the license agreement.

  4. Select an appropriate keyboard and time zone.

  5. Change the date and time to match the Identity Server.

  6. Specify the network information. For the IP address, specify the IP address you have selected for the Access Gateway.

  7. Click Next, then specify the hostname and domain name for the Access Gateway and the IP address of at least one DNS server.

  8. Click Next, then specify the Administration Console information.

    Do not select to install other components at this time.

  9. Click Next and review the summary installation page.

  10. If everything looks correct, select to install.

    During installation, the machine reboots. During the reboot, some error messages are displayed. Let them scroll by and wait for the login prompt.

  11. Log in as root with a password of novell.

  12. Change the password of the root user and the config user.