[VoiceOps] BW install process

David Hiers hiersd at gmail.com
Mon Oct 19 11:36:21 EDT 2009

Good points...

We're using solaris, and all the installs follow a scorched earth OS
jumpstart.  I've already given up on the re-install path, as it seems
to be easily fooled into failing to do some pretty important things.

On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 8:22 AM, Mark Holloway <mh at markholloway.com> wrote:
> Yes, I have noticed differences among R14 installations, including SP9.  To
> have the most consistent results I recommend the following.
> 1. Ensure RHEL is already registered with Red Hat so Broadworks may fetch
> files
> 2. When installing RHEL make sure you select the "Minimal" installation;
> this option is at the bottom of the install screen
> 3. Install AS1, do not install any patches, install AS2; do the same for the
> other servers
> 4. After all cluster nodes are installed proceed with your patch bundles
> 5. Begin your BWCLI configuration on the primary servers
> When uninstalling Broadworks be sure to execute the uninstall-all script and
> follow that up with deleting the /export/home/bwadmin folder otherwise it
> won't be a 'fresh' reinstallation.
> On Oct 19, 2009, at 7:46 AM, David Hiers wrote:
>> I'm grinding through the BW (r14sp9) install process, and have noticed
>> a fair amount of variability in the outcome.  I'm holding the process
>> constant (as far as I can tell), but sometimes the install breaks,
>> sometimes it does not.
>> If you've installed BW many times, have you ever noticed this kind of
>> variability?
>> Thanks,
>> David
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