Creating a server setup profile

A server setup profile is a file that you use to quickly configure servers. To create a server setup profile, you run the server setup program in record mode, either at the server you are setting up or from a Microsoft Windows client.

About this task

Before entering system commands in the following procedures, validate the location of the Domino® program directory and Notes® program directory on your system, and be sure to navigate to the required starting directory as instructed.

To create a setup profile at a server

About this task

Creating a server setup profile from a Windows client is easier if the client has the Domino® Administrator installed. To create a profile from a client without the Domino® Administrator, you need the Java runtime environment and some files from the program directory of an installed Domino® server.

Procedure

  1. Install the Domino® server program files on the server system, but do not run the Domino® server setup program.
  2. At the command prompt on the server, from the Domino® program directory, do one of the following:
    • On a Windows server, enter
      nserver -record
    • On a UNIX server, enter
      server -record 
      Note: Entering nserver -help or server -help displays the parameters available for working with server setup profiles.
  3. Enter a name and description for the profile.
  4. Continue through the setup program.

    Domino® saves your selections in a file with the name you specified in Step 3. By default this file is created in the Domino® program directory.

To create a setup profile from a Windows client with Domino® Administrator

Procedure

  1. Make sure that you selected Remote server setup when you installed Domino® Administrator on the client system.
  2. Install the Domino® server program files on the server system, but do not run the Domino® server setup program.
  3. At the command prompt on the client system, from the Notes® program directory, enter
    serversetup -record
  4. Enter a name and description for the profile.
  5. Continue through the setup program.

    Domino® saves your selections in a file with the name you specified in Step 4 and stores the file in the Notes® program directory on the client system.

To create a setup profile from a Windows client without Domino® Administrator or from a UNIX workstation

Procedure

  1. Install the Domino® server program files on the server system, but do not run the Domino® server setup program.
  2. On the client system, install the Java runtime environment.
  3. Create a temporary directory on the client system. For example, enter the following at the command prompt:
    • On a Windows client:
      mkdir c:\temp
    • On a UNIX workstation:
      mkdir /temp
  4. Do one of the following:
    • From a Windows client, copy the remote setup files CFGDOMSERVER.JAR, JHALL.JAR, and REMOTESETUP.CMD from the server to the directory you created on the client system. These files are in C:\Domino program directory on the server.
    • From a UNIX workstation, copy the remote setup files CFGDOMSERVER.JAR, JHALL.JAR, and REMOTESETUP from the server to the directory you created on the workstation. These files are located in the following directories:

      /Domino program directory/lotus/notes/latest/ibmpow/ on an IBM® AIX® server

      /Domino program directory/lotus/notes/latest/linux on a Linux server

  5. At the command prompt on the client system, from the directory you created, enter:
    remotesetup -record 
  6. Enter a name and description for the profile.
  7. Continue through the setup program.

    Domino® saves your selections in a file with the name you specified in Step 6 and stores the file in the client-system directory that you created in Step 3.