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IT Inventory and Resource Management with OCS Inventory NG 1.02 by Barzan Tony Antal

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Setting up prerequisite software on Linux flavors

The OCS Inventory NG management server consists of the following four server roles:

  • Database server: It requires MySQL 4.1 or a higher version that uses the InnoDB engine
  • Communication server: It requires Apache web server 1.3 or higher and some Perl modules (which we are going to present in a minute)
  • Deployment server: It requires any web server (Apache works here too)
  • Administration console: It needs Apache Web Server, PHP 4.3 or higher, and some additional ZIP and GD support

Note

From now on, in the case of software versions, the "+" suffix at the end of version numbers is akin with the "or higher" expression. For example, MySQL 4.1+ means MySQL with at least version number 4.1 or higher.

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