The Installation Procedure
Before we begin installing IPCop, we have to ensure that we are fully prepared and have all the necessary equipment. The following is a short checklist to ensure we have everything we need before we begin; anything specific to IPCop such as CD and floppy media will be detailed during the installation walk-through.
- Do we have a machine that will meet the minimum system requirements?
- Do we have enough resources in the machine to handle our projected bandwidth usage?
- Do we have all required NICs and their drivers, if necessary, and have we checked they are compatible with IPCop?
- Do we have all the required equipment surrounding the IPCop machine in place? Examples are cabling, switches and a client machine to test the configuration. ...