OSF DCE Adminstration Guide - Introduction


1. Introduction to DCE for Administrators

1.1 Clients and Server

1.2 Remote Procedure Call

1.3 The Cell

1.4 The Namespace

1.5 The Filespace

1.6 Principals

1.7 Access Control Lists

1.8 Caching

1.9 Replication

2. Global and Cell Considerations

2.1 Establishing a Cell Name

2.1.1 Establishing a GDS Cell Name

2.1.2 Establishing a DNS Cell Name

2.1.3 Establishing a Hierarchical Cell Name

2.2 The Cell Namespace

2.2.1 Determining Cell Boundaries

2.2.2 Keeping Cells Stable

2.2.3 Types of Cell Namespace Entries

2.2.4 CDS Namespace Replication Considerations

2.3 Planning for Access Control

2.4 The Filespace

2.4.1 DFS Adminstrative Domains

2.4.2 DFS Administrative Lists

2.4.3 Determining the Roles of DFS Machines

2.4.4 Setting Up the DFS Tree

2.4.5 Setting Up Filesets

2.4.6 Using @sys and @host Variables

3. Client and Server Considerations

3.1 Requirements for DCE Client Machines

3.1.1 Files Installed on DCE Client Machines

3.1.2 RPC Client Programs

3.1.3 Security Service Client Programs

3.1.4 Audit Service Client Programs

3.1.5 CDS Client Programs

3.1.6 DTS Client Programs

3.1.7 GDS Client Programs

3.1.8 DFS Client Programs

3.2 Requirements for DCE Server Machines

3.2.1 Files Installed on DCE Server Machines

3.2.2 DCE RPC Server Programs

3.2.3 Security Server Processes

3.2.4 Audit Server Processes

3.2.5 CDS and GDA Server Programs

3.2.6 DTS Server Programs

3.2.7 GDS Server Programs

3.2.8 DFS Server Programs

3.3 DCE Administration Utilities

3.3.1 DCE Control Program

3.3.2 Security Service Administration Programs

3.3.3 CDS Administration Programs

3.3.4 GDS Administration Programs

3.3.5 DFS Administration Programs

3.3.6 Programs for DCE Remote Administration Machines

3.4 Application Development Environment Machine

4. Location of Installed DCE Files

4.1 The dceshared Subtree

4.2 The dcelocal Subtree

4.3 Conventional UNIX Directories

4.4 UNIX Permissions for DCE Subdirectories

5. Overview of DCE Maintenance

5.1 Starting up DCE

5.2 Changing the Network Address of a DCE Machine

5.3 CDS Maintenance Tasks

5.3.1 Monitoring CDS

5.3.2 Managing CDS

5.3.3 CDS Security and Access Control

5.4 GDS Maintenance Tasks

5.4.1 Monitoring GDS

5.4.2 Managing GDS

5.4.4 Changing Global Directory Configurations

5.5 DTS Maintenance Tasks

5.5.1 Managing the Distributed Time Service

5.5.2 Modifying System Time

5.6 Security Service Maintenance Tasks

5.6.1 Managing the Security Service

5.6.2 Reconfiguring the Registry

5.7 DFS Maintenance Tasks

5.7.1 Monitoring DFS Servers and Clients

5.7.2 Managing Filesets in a Cell

5.7.3 Backing Up Filesets

5.7.4 Reconfiguring the Cache Manager

5.7.5 DFS Security and Access Control

5.8 Shutting Down DCE

6. Overview of the dce_config Script

6.1 Starting the dce_config Script

6.2 Defaults

6.3 Messages and Message Logging

6.3.1 Error Messages

6.3.2 Warning Messages

6.3.3 Summary Messages

6.3.4 Detail Messages

6.3.5 Verbose Messages

6.3.6 Debug Messages

6.3.7 The dce_config log File

6.4 Exiting from dce_config

7. Installing DCE

7.1 Prerequisites

7.1.1 The Install Tree Location

7.1.2 Machine Requirements

7.2 Installing DCE

7.2.1 Beginning the Installation

7.2.2 Installation Prompts

7.2.3 Performing the Installations

7.2.4 Installing the CDS Servers

7.2.5 Installing the DTS Servers

7.2.6 Installing the GDS Servers

7.2.7 Installing the DFS Servers

7.2.8 Installing a DCE Client

7.2.9 Installing the Application Development Environment

7.2.10 Installing the Optional Utilities

7.2.11 Installing a Security Server Replica

7.2.12 Installing DFS Clients

8. Configuring DCE

8.1 Prerequisites

8.2 Order of Configuration

8.3 Split Server Configuration

8.4 Clock Synchronization

8.5 Security and CDS Database Size

8.6 Accessing the DCE Configuration Menu

8.6.1 The Initial Privileged Menu

8.6.2 Specifying the Removal of Previous Configurations

8.7 Performing Initial Cell Configuration

8.7.1 Accessing the Initial Cell Configuration menu

8.7.2 Configuring the Master Security Server

8.7.3 Configuring the Initial CDS Server

8.7.4 Configuring a DTS Server

8.8 Modifying ACLs on the Master Security Server

8.9 Configuring Additional Servers

8.9.1 Accessing the Additional Server Configuration menu

8.9.2 Configuring Additional CDS Servers

8.9.3 Configuring Additional DTS Servers

8.9.4 Configuring DFS Servers

8.9.5 Configuring GDA Servers

8.9.6 Configuring Security Replicas

8.9.7 Configuring and Unconfiguring a Password Management Server

8.10 Configuring DCE Clients

8.11 Configuring DFS Clients

8.12 Configuring Auditing

8.13 Building a Code Set Registry

8.13.1 Creating the Code Set Registry Source File

8.13.2 Generating the Code Set Registry File

8.13.3 Adding Intermediate Code Sets

8.13.4 Example

9. Managing DCE Configurations

9.1 Starting DCE Daemons

9.2 Stopping DCE Daemons

9.3 Unconfiguring Client and Server Machines

9.4 Removing the Results of a Configuration

10. Customizing the dce_config Processing

10.1 Automating dce_config Processing

10.1.1 Using the Environment and Command Files

10.1.2 Sample Environment File

10.1.3 Sample Command File

10.2 Setting Environment Variables

10.2.1 The dce_config Environment Variables

10.2.2 The dfs_config Environment Variables

10.3 Controlling Message Logging

10.4 Using the dce_config Component Scripts

A. The DCE Cell Namespace

A.1 The CDS Space

A.1.1 The Top-Level CDS Directory

A.1.2 The CDS hosts Directory

A.1.3 The Host Daemon Directory

A.1.4 The CDS subsys Directory

A.2 The Security Space

A.2.1 The Top-Level Security Directory

A.2.2 The sec/group Directory

A.2.3 The sec/group/subsys Directory

A.2.4 The sec/principal Directory

A.2.5 The sec/principal/hosts Directory

B. The Location of Installed DCE Files

B.1 The dceshared Subdirectories

B.2 The dcelocal Subdirectories

B.3 Conventional UNIX Directories