The graphical user interface (GUI mode) installer requires a connection to a running X server.

This section only applies to remote, stand-alone Database servers for use with Network Configuration Manager.

To install a stand-alone Database server using the graphical installer mode, follow these steps:




Log into the server as a user with administrator privileges.


Type bash –i gui to run the installer in the graphical installer mode, and press Enter.

The command prompt screen appears:

  • Type 1, and press Enter to install NCM Core product, and Device Drivers.

The installer begins to load. The script checks to ensure that all the prerequisites for the Network Configuration Manager are installed. The script automatically installs any missing prerequisites if the prerequisites are located in the Utils directory.

The Core Setup Installer begins to load.

Core Setup Installer Procedures


The Introduction window opens.

Click Next at the Introduction window. Notice that as you go through the various steps needed to install, the navigation pane on the left keeps a running list of the completed steps. For example, you can see at the License Agreement window that the Introduction has been completed. A check () appears by each completed phase of the installation. The right arrow () indicates the current window and installation status.


The License Agreement window opens.

Read the license agreement, select I accept the terms of the License Agreement, and click Next.


The Server Configuration window opens.

Select Database server as your configuration type, and click Next.


The Choose Install Folder window opens. You are prompted to choose the Install Folder.

Accept the default location, or click Choose and select another location.

Once the install folder is selected, click Next.

This is the location where Network Configuration Manager will be installed.


The Database Access List window opens.

Type the IP Address that needs access to the Database server, and click Next.


The Database password window appears. Type a password for Database. The password must contain at least:

  • One letter in upper case

  • One letter in lower case

  • One special character

  • One numerical

  • Minimum fifteen characters

The special characters that can be used for the database password are:

  • Tilde (~)

  • Exclamation (!)

  • At (@)

  • Number (#)

  • Percent (%)


    It is recommended that the password must not start or end with a special character.


The Summary window displays the product information, as well as the required disk space.

Click Install to start the installation. This portion of the installation may take several minutes.

When complete, the Install Complete window opens.


Install Combination or Application server as described in “Install Combination or Application server using graphical installer” on page 75.