Preparing your File Server for the Installation of IBS for Windows

Windows NT/2k/2k3 Servers:

  1. Create a shared Folder named IBS on the server's NTFS formatted hard drive with compression TURNED OFF on the IBS folder and all subdirectories below it as well.
  2. Create a common group such as IBSUsers and give full rights to this group of the newly created shared folder IBS.
  3. Add the Users who will access IBS to this group.
  4. Direct Systems Support Staff will assist in installing the IBS program, start, and data folders to the shared folder IBS.
  5. When IBS for Windows is installed, the UNC path will be used for the data redirection files, such as \\servername\ibs\c01_data\.

Novell NetWare Servers:

  1. Create a Folder named IBS on one of the server's hard drives or you can created a separate volume named IBS, it can be a NFS or NSS formatted drive, make sure compression is TURNED OFF on the IBS folder or volume and all subdirectories below it as well.
  2. Create a common group such as IBSUsers and give full rights to this group of the newly created shared folder or volume IBS. (On Novell, it is not necessary to give the supervisor or access control rights to this group.
  3. Add the Users who will access IBS to this group.
  4. Direct Systems Support Staff will assist in installing the IBS program, start, and data folders to the shared folder or volume IBS.
  5. When IBS for Windows is installed, the UNC path will be used for the data redirection files, such as \\servername\volumename\ibs\c01_data\

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