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IPCop v2.0.0 Installation Manual

Pete Walker

Harry Goldschmitt

Eric Oberlander

Stephen Pielschmidt

IPCop is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

This software is supplied AS IS. IPCop disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability and of fitness for any purpose. IPCop assumes no liability for damages, direct or consequential, which may result from the use of this software.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled GNU Free Documentation License.

Revision History
Revision 1.0 01 January 2002 hg
Original version.
Revision 1.1 20 December 2002 hg
Rel 1.2 Changes, including restore during install.
Revision 1.2 1 April 2003 hg
Rel 1.3 changes, new languages, additional LILO troubleshooting information.
Revision 1.2.1 31 October 2003 hg
Change URLs to point to 1.3.0 Administration Manual.
Revision 1.3 19 September 2004 pw, hg, sp
1.4.0 Changes.
Revision 2.0 2009-2011 eo, ow
2.0.0 Major overhaul.

Table of Contents

1. Rights and Disclaimers
2. Forward
1. Introduction
1.1. Partial List of Features
1.2. What's New in v2.0?
1.3. Overview
2. Preparing to install
2.1. Supported Architectures
2.2. Upgrading from older IPCop versions
2.3. Decide On Your Configuration
2.3.1. Network Interfaces
2.3.2. Connecting to the Internet or External Network
2.3.3. Decide On Your Local Network Address(es)
2.4. Gather information on Your Hardware
2.5. Prepare the IPCop PC
2.6. Decide Upon and Prepare the Installation Media
2.6.1. Creating the CD
2.6.2. Creating the USB key
2.6.3. Creating netboot (PXE)
2.6.4. Creating Floppy Disks From Images
2.6.5. Making The Installation File Available
3. Booting the IPCop Installation Media
3.1. Booting from CD
3.1.1. Installation Alternatives
3.1.2. Language selection
3.1.3. Keyboard selection
3.1.4. Timezone selection
3.1.5. Date and Time selection
3.1.6. Disk installation
3.1.7. Restore settings
3.1.8. Disk installation complete
3.2. Booting from USB
3.3. Booting from Network (PXE)
4. Setup
4.1. Installation setup
4.1.1. Hostname selection
4.1.2. Domain name selection
4.1.3. Red interface selection
4.1.4. Network card assignment
4.1.5. DHCP server configuration
4.1.6. Passwords
4.2. Setup from a console
A. Mounting the ISO Image
B. GNU Free Documentation License
B.1. 0. Preamble
B.2. 1. Applicability and Definitions
B.3. 2. Verbatim Copying
B.4. 3. Copying In Quantity
B.5. 4. Modifications
B.6. 5. Combining Documents
B.7. 6. Collections of Documents
B.8. 7. Aggregation With Independent Works
B.9. 8. Translation
B.10. 9. Termination
B.11. 10. Future Revisions of This License

List of Tables

2.1. Media required for different installation methods