SCO OpenServer Legend Training

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SCO OpenServer 6 Technical Overview and
Demonstration

John Boland

SCO Support

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


In this session we will cover:


OpenServer 6 Roadmap and Maintenance Strategy


Media Kit Content and System Requirements


SCO OpenServer 6 Editions and Licensing


New and Updated Features


Maintenace Packs and other Projects


OpenServer 6 Support Resources


OpenServer 5 features not in OpenServer 6


ISL Demonstration


Differences and Features Demo

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


The OpenServer 6 Roadmap:


First Customer Ship (FCS) on Mon 29
th

June 2005


Maintenance Pack 1 posted 3
rd

August 2005 at:


http://www.sco.com/support/update/download/release.php?rid=77


Maintenance Pack 2 posted 8
th

March 2006 at:


http://www.sco.com/support/update/download/release.php?rid=133


Included in the

March 2006 Media Recut


Maintenace Pack 3 expected towards the end 2006


For latest Maintenance, Drivers, Optional Services
and Media recuts see:




http://www.sco.com/support/update/download/product.php?pfid=12&prid=20

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


OpenServer 6 Maintenance Strategy:


The Update Service has been withdrawn


Customers can purchase SES as an alternative


We no longer create Update Packs


Maintenance Packs now can include:


Escalations fixes, security fixes and other non
-
escalated issues


Updated packages and components


New features


Maintenance Packs are:


Cumulative, ie MP2 will include MP1 and more


Included in the next recut of the product Media Kit

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


The OpenServer 6 Media Kit content[1] :


The Standard and Compact Media Kit include:


The Base Operating System CD


SCO OpenServer Release 6.0.0 base OS

-

including J2SE 1.4.2
-

JRE and JDK


SCO OpenServer Release 6.0.0 Development System


The Optional Service CD


Ericom PowerTerm
TM

WebConnect


System Certification Testsuite (SCT)


Squid 2.5STABLE9


Tomcat 4.1.31


French and German Message Catalogues

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


The OpenServer 6 Media Kit content[2] :


In addition the Standard Media Kit includes:


A hardcopy of the Getting Started Guide


Note that Release Notes are not hardcopy


Are available in /info on the Base CD


Also available on the SCO Web Site Product Doc page


French and German Standard Media Kits with
localised Getting Started Guide also available


Latest available Maintenance Pack

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview



SCO OpenServer 6 Editions:



Edition name

Starter

Enterprise

Users

2

10

Memory

1GB

4GB

CPUs

1

4

Restrictions

Special User (5)
Bump

None

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


SCO OpenServer 6 New Licenses [1]:


New Edition Licenses for


Starter Edition


Enterprise Editions


New Memory Licenses


for 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB


New 5 User License for Starter Edition only


User Licenses


for 5, 10, 25, 100 and 500 additional users


cannot be used with Starter Edition


CPU License (each additional physical CPU)

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


SCO OpenServer 6 New Licenses [2]:


New OpenServer 6 Development System License


New NFR Kit License (Includes Starter and
Enterprise)


New Starter to Enterprise “Cross
-
Grade” License


507 Customers with an SCO Update Service License
can use this/these license(s) to install OpenServer 6


Can defer License at ISL for a 60 day Enterprise
Evaluation License


Ericom PowerTerm
TM

WebConnect installs with a 50
user 60 day Evaluation License

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


SCO OpenServer 6 Upgrade Licenses [1]:


Upgrade licenses only available for:


OpenServer 5.0.7


OpenServer 5.0.6


Upgrade License from OpenServer Enterprise
-
>


Enterprise Edition with 10 users and 4 CPUs


Can use existing(506/507) User and CPU Licenses



Upgrade License from OpenServer Desktop
-
>


Starter Edition with 4GB Memory


Can use existing CPU Licenses

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


SCO OpenServer 6 Upgrade Licenses [2]:


Upgrade License from OpenServer Host
-
>


Starter Edition with 5 users and 4 GB of Memory


Can use existing CPU Licenses


Cannot use additional User Licenses, they must be
exchanged


Upgrade License from OpenServer Host
-
>


Enterprise Edition with 10 users and 4 CPUs


Can use existing CPU Licenses


Can use additional User Licenses


Note that all Upgrades are Edition Sensitive

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


SCO OpenServer 6 Trade In Licenses:


Trade In Licences are for:


OpenServer Release 5.0.5 or earlier


Trade In User and Processor Licenses are also
available


Change in OpenServer 6 License behaviour:


System will be shutdown after 60 minutes if:


the system has no valid license


the system has an expired license

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


OpenServer 6 Bundled Support:


Optional Service bundled with New Licenses,
Upgrades and Trade Ins


The Bundled Support Service includes:


Traditional

Break
-
Fix


support for 6 months


Per Installation/server


4 Business Hour Response

Phone, E
-
mail, Fax or Web


Option to Uplift


Two Authorized Technical Contacts


Service is enabled as part of product registration


The Support Service is upgradable


The Service is a per server offering

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview



System Requirements



Hardware

Minimum

Recommended

Maximum

CPU

Pentium

Pentium P4

32 CPUs

Memory

64Mb

256Mb

16GB/64GB

Disk Space

1GB

4GB

HBA
Dependent

HBA

IDE

SCSI or SATA

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


System Requirements [2]:


CPU can be an:


Intel® Celeron®, Pentium®, Pentium II, Pentium II Xeon™,
Pentium III, Pentium III Xeon, Pentium 4, or Intel Xeon
microprocessor, or a microprocessor that is 100% compatible
(e.g., AMD Athlon™, Athlon 64, Duron™, Sempron™, or
Opteron™ processor)


Bootable CDROM, PXE NIC or Floppy


Video Capable of SVGA


PS/2, Serial, Bus or USB Mouse


USB or PS/2 keyboard


PCI, ISA, PCcard or Wireless Network Card

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Features new to OpenServer 6 [1]:


New SVR5 Kernel that delivers [1]:


Advanced fine grained locking to scale up to 16 CPUs
(OSR507=4)


Support for up to 16GB General Purpose Memory (OSR5=4GB)


Support via PSE for up to 64GB using shm/dshm


Large File Support up to 1Tb (OSR507 = 2GB)


Improved Disk I/O Performance


Improved Network Stack Performance


Improved SMP and Load Balancing


Kernel Threads


Dynamically Loadable Modules


Hyperthreading

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Features new to OpenServer 6 [2]:


New SVR5 Kernel that delivers [2]:


Dynamic Add Memory Support


Hot Plug CPU


Hot Plug PCIx


Hot Plug of Disk, Tape and CD/DVD Devices


Veritas Journalling Filesystem


Encrypted Filesystem support


IPsec and VPN


MPIO


NIC Failover


Automatic Tuning at boot time


SAN Support (MSA1000)

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Features new to OpenServer 6 [3]:


New SVR5 Kernel that delivers [3]:


Serial ATA HBA Support (ahci driver)


Serial Attached SCSI HBA Support (hpsas driver)


Fiberchannel HBA Support (Qlogic qlc2300 HBA)


Prism II Wireless Nic Support (pcpms driver)


Centrino™ Wireless Nic Support


Improved AIO (not compatible with OpenServer 5 AIO)


AC97 support for i845 chipset for applications that do not

expect opensound driver.

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Features new to OpenServer 6 [4]:


Media Less Boot and Network Install (PXE boot)


Emergency Recovery CD


KDE Desktop Release 3.3


Ericom PowerTerm
TM

WebConnect Server


X.org X11R6 X Server with


Greater device support, Improved performance and Multi
-
head
support


DocView support the Print Book Option in Postscript
and PDF format


DocView content changed from Book to Topic
format

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Features new to OpenServer 6 [5]:


Single Certification of Applications


SCOAdmin FTP Manager


SCOAdmin Hot Plug Manager


SCOAdmin Printer Manager can invoke CUPS Admin


Heimdal Kerberos 0.6.2Ib


tcpdump


Extended Shells (bash, zsh and tcsh)


foomatic, ghostscript and hpijs


vim and xpdf

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Updated Features in OpenServer 6 [1]:


Updated Web Services Components


Perl 5.8.6


Apache 1.3.33 (docview) with

mod_perl 1.29

mod_ssl 2.8.22

PHP 4.3.11


Mozilla 1.7.8


Tomcat 4.1.31 (on Optional Services CD)


Squid 2.5Stable9 (on Optional Services CD)

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Updated Features in OpenServer 6 [2]:


Updated Networking Components


Samba 3.0.13


NFS v3


Sendmail 8.11.1


Updated Database Components


Postgresql 7.4.7


MySQL 4.1.10 (removed in March 2006 recut)


CDRecord DVD Pro v 2.01.01a01

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


OpenServer 6 Maintenance Pack 1:


Available to download from


http://www.sco.com/support/update/download/release.php?rid=77


Main features included:


Addition of Dual Core support


Mozilla updated to 1.7.10


Java updated to 1.4.2_08


Critical OS fixes

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


OpenServer 6 Maintenance Pack 2:


Available to download from:


http://www.sco.com/support/update/download/release.php?rid=133


Main New features include:


Online Data Manager (ODM) 3.2 (requires an additional license)


Ant 1.6.5


ftp and scp now LFS capable


Multiple Core Processor support


PCI Parallel Port Support


UPS Support


Scoadmin System Tuner

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


OpenServer 6 Maintenance Pack 2:


Updated components include:


Apache Web Server

1.3.34


Secure Shell OpenSSH_4.2p1


Mozilla Web Browser 1.7.12


Java 2 Standard Edition (J2SE) 1.4.2_10



Portable Document Format (PDF) Viewer 3.01pl1


Heimdal Kerberos 5 Implementation 0.6.5


Samba File and Print Server 3.0.20


PostgreSQL Database Management System 8.1.0


ESP Ghostscript 8.15.1


Apache Tomcat Servlet Container 4.1.31Na


Squid Proxy Cache 2.5.12


AHCI HBA Driver 1.1


ide
-

Generic IDE/ATAPI Driver 7.1.4c


Critical OS fixes

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Other OpenServer 6 Projects [1]:


Dialogic Telephony Drivers:


http://www.sco.com/support/update/download/release.php?rid=123


MySQL Network


http://www.sco.com/products/mysql/


SCO HA (requires an additional license):


http://www.sco.com/support/update/download/release.php?rid=162


USB Modem and Serial (Expected late June 2006)


Java 1.5 (expected June 2006)


Firefox/Thunderbird (expected CQ3 2006)

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Other OpenServer 6 Projects [2]:


JBOSS:


ftp://ftp2.sco.com/pub/skunkware/osr6/vols/jboss
-
4.0.2Sa
-
VOLS.cpio


Wine


ftp://ftp2.sco.com/pub/skunkware/osr6/wine/


FreeRadius 1.0.4 (upcoming Skunkware release)


OpenOffice (upcoming Skunkware release)

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


OpenServer 6 Support Resources[1]:


Porting Guide:


http://www.sco.com/support/docs/openserver/600/porting/osr6p
ortingTOC.html


Upgrade Guide:


http://www.sco.com/support/docs/openserver/600/porting/osr6p
ortingTOC.html


Model Numbers:


http://www.sco.com/products/openserver6/model_numbers_ma
ster.html


Knowledge base:


http://wdb1.sco.com/kb/search


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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


OpenServer 6 Support Resources[2]:



Online Documentation and Late News


http://www.sco.com/support/docs/openserver/


Support Download Page for OpenServer 6:


http://www.sco.com/support/update/download/product.php?pfid
=12&prid=20


SCO “Legend” Mailing List:


Legend
-
subscribe@list.sco.com


Porting/Migration Alias:


osr5to6@sco.com



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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


OpenServer 5 Features not implemented [1]:


In place upgrade


Complexity introduced by kernel change


For a description of how to manually upgrade see:


http://www.sco.com/support/docs/openserver/600/upgrade/index.html


Software Raid (Virtual Disk Manager)


ODM shipped as part of MP2


Advanced File and Print Server (AFPS)


Migration Guide to Samba at:


http://www.sco.com/support/docs/openserver/600/migration/AFPSto
SambaMigGuide.htm

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


OpenServer 5 features not implemented [2]:


Netscape Communicator


Mozilla 1.7 is the alternative


Netscape Fasttrak Server


Apache 1.3 is the alternative


Volution Manager


IPX, NetBIOS and Netware


Advanced Power Management


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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Issues to be aware of [1]:


OpenServer 5 kernel drivers will not work on
OpenServer 6


Application/Console issues with at386
-
ie: TA
126154 and MP2


PCI Parallel Ports: See MP2


Documentation references to OpenServer 5


Configuring a new Host Bus Adapter: TA 126185


Running SCO Unix, OpenServer 5 and UnixWare 7
applications on OpenServer 6: TA 126184


Modem Serial Port for Dial in/out: TA 126160

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OpenServer 6 Technical Overview


Issues to be aware of [2]:


Running Foxbase on OpenServer 6: TA 126153


vi(C) displays only 8 lines: TA 126115


Emergency Boot from CD only


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SCO OpenServer 6 Installation


In this section we will cover:


Initial System Load (ISL) Enhancements


Installing SCO OpenServer 6


Hands on installation of SCO OpenServer 6

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SCO OpenServer 6 Installation


Initial System Load (ISL) Enhancements:


“No emulation” CD boot


Autoboot timer displayed at boot prompt


Support for install above 1024 cylinders/8GB


Autodetect of CPUs at boot time


Boot splash screen


Support for Installation Response Disk


Prompt for additional HBAs during ISL


HBA install from floppy and CD


Ability to run DCU once HBAs are loaded

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SCO OpenServer 6 Installation


ISL Enhancements [2]:


Defer option <F8> to use Evaluation License


Enterprise Edition is used for Evaluation


Install Media options are


autodetected CD drives


TCP Network Server


Can set the time on the server at install time


ISL accepts multiple licenses for upgrades


Licenses must be entered “most recent first”


Note there is no option to perform an in
-
place
upgrade

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SCO OpenServer 6 Installation


ISL Enhancements [3]:


Hard Disk Setup Changes:


No need to badtrack disks anymore


New option to install on Alternative disk


“Customise” runs fdisk and divvy and allows you to configure up
to 11 divisions on Primary Disk


Root filesystem can be VXFS or HTFS


User defined filesystems can be VXFS, HTFS, EAFS, AFS, S51K


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SCO OpenServer 6 Installation


ISL Enhancements [4]:


Graphics card, mode and resolution not configured
at install time


Graphics deferred or autoconfigured at Xserver start


Mouse is autodetected and tested


Support for Network and Media less (PXE) install


Post ISL install logs are held in /usr/adm/ISL/log


ISL Restrictions:



ISL via Serial Console Not Supported


Support for configuration of only 1 disk at ISL


hwconfig hardware listing no longer displayed

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SCO OpenServer 6 Installation





ISL Demo/Walkthrough

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SCO OpenServer 6 Installation





Features and Differences Demo

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Questions?