Physical Host Installation: Appendix B. Create an External Repository

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Complete the following procedure to set up an external repository (Repo).

  1. Log in to the web server host.
  2. Create the ziprepo directory to host the NW repository (netwitness-11.2.0.0.zip) under web-root of the web server. For example, if /var/netwitness is the web-root, submit the following command string.
    mkdir /var/netwitness/ziprepo
  3. Create the 11.2.0.0 directory under /var/netwitness/ziprepo.
    mkdir /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0
  4. Create the OS and RSA directories under /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0.
    mkdir /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0/OS
    mkdir /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0/RSA
  5. Unzip the netwitness-11.2.0.0.zip file into the /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0 directory.
    unzip netwitness-11.2.0.0.zip -d /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0
    Unzipping netwitness-11.2.0.0.zip results in two zip files (OS-11.2.0.0.zip and RSA-11.2.0.0.zip) and some other files.
  6. Unzip the:
    1. OS-11.2.0.0.zip into the /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0/OS directory.
      unzip /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0/OS-11.2.0.0.zip -d /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0/OS

    2. RSA-11.2.0.0.zip into the /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0/RSA directory.
      unzip /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0/RSA-11.2.0.0.zip -d /var/netwitness/ziprepo/11.2.0.0/RSA

    The external url for the repo is http://<web server IP address>/ziprepo.

  7. Use the http://<web server IP address>/ziprepo in response to Enter the base URL of the external update repositories prompt from NW 11.2 Setup program (nwsetup-tui) prompt.

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