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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       setup  - invokes a system setup menu for console and workstation
 displays without graphics capabilities

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]


DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       Use this application to do initial installation  and  configuration
 of your system. You must have superuser or root
       privileges to invoke the Setup menu.

       If your system does not have graphics capabilities, or  if
       you are using a remote character-cell terminal window such
       as a PC terminal emulator,  use the Setup menu  to  invoke
       the  Custom  Setup  menu  and use its various system setup
       applications to set up your Tru64 UNIX system for  general

       In  this  release,  invoking  Setup  runs the Custom Setup
       interfaces, which are character-cell variants of the  SysMan
  tools  that  you can use to configure and manage your
       system.  These interfaces can also be invoked in a  window
       environment  on  a PC or on other X-compliant window environments.
 The available menu options depend on which  subsets
  were  installed during system installation. Refer to
       the Methods chapter of the System Administration for additional

       In  previous  releases,  invoking  the Setup menu provided
       access to scripts which prompted you to  enter  configuration
  information, such as a TCP/IP address during network
       configuration (netsetup). These scripts enabled you to set
       up  subsystems -- networking, printers, and mail, add user
       accounts, install Product Authorization Keys  (PAKs),  and
       so on.

       If  you require the original scripts to support your sitespecific
 setup procedures, you can install the scripts  as
       described  in  the  relevant  reference page for a script.
       Refer  to  the  Installation  Guide  For  information   on
       installing the OSRETIREDxxx subsets.

   Using Quick Setup    [Toc]    [Back]
       If  your  system  has graphics capabilities, the preferred
       method to perform system setup is through the Custom Setup
       Checklist  as  follows:  After  a  full installation,  the
       Quick Setup interface is displayed automatically.    Quick
       Setup is a step-by-step procedure that prompts you for the
       basic  information required to configure your  system  for
       use.   This option is particularly convenient and fast for
       a desktop system, and for users who are not  very  experienced
  in  configuring  systems.  Note that Quick Setup is
       primarily used to configure the network and  related  subsystems.
  You  may  also  need to manually configure other
       subsystems or add options later.  (For  example,  If  your
       system is a client in a client-server environment, you may
       need to re-run certain applications later to add  alternative
  host servers.)  To do this, you use the Custom Setup
       described in the next section.  At any  other  time  after
       installation,  the  Custom Setup Checklist is provided for
       initial configuration or modification of a subsystem.  You
       can still opt for an automated Quick Setup, or choose Custom
 Setup for larger  system  configurations  or  specific
       site  requirements.   Custom  Setup  allows  you to select
       applications from the checklist by clicking on the  corresponding
  icon.    When  you  choose  an  application, the
       appropriate application from the Custom Setup menu will be

              To  invoke the Custom Setup Checklist from the command
 line, enter /usr/sbin/checklist.

       Note that online help is available when using  the  interfaces,
 and you should refer to the appropriate user guides
       in the documentation set for additional information.

EXAMPLES    [Toc]    [Back]

       This example invokes the Setup menu from the  root  system
       prompt: # /usr/sbin/setup

       A menu similar to the following is displayed:
                       Tru64 UNIX:  Custom Setup

       Tru64 UNIX Custom Setup helps you set up your system.

       Quick  Setup  leads you through a set of steps to set up a
       typical UNIX system. This includes networking,  user  services,
 time services, printers, and other basics.

       Custom  Setup  examines your system and lists the relevant
       tasks for  configuring  your  computer.  These  tasks  are
       listed in the order most frequently performed

       You  can  run Quick Setup to get a basic configuration and
       then use Custom Setup for any atypical configuration  settings.

       1) Quick Setup 2) Custom Setup 3) Exit

       Please enter your selection:

       If you select Quick Setup, an Initializing message is displayed
 for several seconds, followed by the  first  prompt
                                  Tru64  UNIX:  Quick Setup Quick
       Setup helps you set up a typical UNIX system.

       It leads you step by step  through  the  following  common
       Step 1: Enter basic license information Step 2: Set up the
       system's  Network  Interface  Card  (NIC)  Step  3: Set up
       static network routing Step 4: Specify a Domain Name  Service
 (DNS/BIND) server Step 5: Specify a Network Time Protocol
 (NTP) server Step 6: Specify a  Network  Information
       Service  (NIS)  server  Step 7: Set up Network File System
       (NFS) services Step 8: Specify an E-Mail  server  Step  9:
       Specify a default printer and its server
       You can skip any step. No action is  performed  until  you
       review  and  approve  a summary of the setup at the end of
       Quick Setup.

       Click on "Details..." to see the information  Quick  Setup

       Click on "Next >" to start setting up this system.

                ================   <CTRL-G>   FOR  KEYBOARD  HELP
               [Next   >]           Details...             Cancel

       If  you  select Custom Setup,  a menu  similar to the following
 is displayed:
                       Tru64 UNIX: Custom Setup

       Use the following menu to set up your system and  network.
       When  you  select  an  item, you will be asked a series of

       For more information about the items on the menu  and  the
       questions  you  must answer, see the System Administration
       and Network Administration guides.

        1) License Manager                    10) UUCP Configuration

        2) Network Configuration Step by Step 11) Printer Configuration

        3) NIS Configuration                  12)  Security  Configuration

        4) NFS Configuration                  13) Security Auditing
        5) NTP Configuration                  14) DOP  Configuration

        6) PPP Configuration                  15) Prestoserve I/O
       Acceleration Confi
        7) SLIP Information                   16) GUI Selection
        8) Account Manager                    17) Exit
        9) LAT Configuration

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       Commands:    adduser(8),    bindconfig(8),    lmfsetup(8),
       lprsetup(8),    netsetup(8),    nissetup(8),   siainit(8),
       strsetup(8),  uucpsetup(8),  netconfig(8),  bindconfig(8),
       nfsconfig(8),   dxlicenses(8),   mailconfig(8),  printconfig(8),  dxaccounts(8),  sysman(8),  sysman_clone(8),  and

       Devs: ntp_manual_setup(7), nfs_manual_setup(7)

       Installation Guide

       Installation Guide -- Advanced Topics

       Network Administration: Connections

       Network Administration: Services

       System Administration

       Software License Management

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