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SERVERware 4.x Installation of the Backup host

SERVERware 4.x Installation of Backup host

Installation wizard steps

Boot target machine from the USB installation media. The following welcome screen appears.

If the live system was able to pick up the IP address from the DHCP server, it will show so on this screen. You can then access the system remotely via ssh on port 2020 with username 'root' and password 'bicomsystems' and continue the installation. There are several options offered on the welcome screen:

  • Exit - Choose this option to exit the installation wizard. This option will open the live system command-line shell.
  • Verify Media - This option will go through the installation media files, match them against previously stored checksum and check for corruption.
  • Next - Proceed to the next step.
  • Network - Configure IP address for remote access to the installation wizard.

Step 1:

Select Backup Host as the installation type.

Option in setup wizard "(*) SERVERware Backup Host" is used for setting up a backup server, and it will let the user configure the disk array during installation. The fraction of array 8G will be allocated for the operating system, everything else is to be available for /BACKUP storage.


Step 2:

Select physical disk for system installation.


NOTE: The backup host will take all available disk space to pool for backup (system and the backup pool will be on the same Hard drive ) this will not install the system on a separate Hard drive.

Step 3:

A confirmation dialog appears.

Step 4:

The installation wizard will now proceed with the installation of the SERVERware operating system.

Step 5:

After OS is installed, configure network dialog appears.

Click Next to continue and then chose one of the options to configure the network interface.

After finishing the network configuration, click next to finish the installation. Wizard will initiate a reboot.