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Installing and Uninstalling - Distributed Edition Collector Server


 

Firewall Analyzer is available for Windows and Linux platforms. For more information on supported versions and other specifications, look up System Requirements.

 

This topic covers the following procedures:

Installing Firewall Analyzer

Windows:

 

The Firewall Analyzer Windows download is available as an EXE file at: http://manageengine.com/products/firewall/download.html

Double-click the downloaded EXE file, and follow the instructions as they appear on screen.

 

  1. Ensure that the Distributed Edition - Admin Server, you intend to connect this Collector Server, is running.
  2. Ensure that you configure the Admin Server details correctly during the Collector Server installation procedure. Otherwise, the Collector Server installation will be incomplete. The Admin Server details are validated only at the end of the installation procedure.
  • Click Advanced Install button.
  • Read the License Agreement and click Yes button.
  • Select Distributed Edition and click Next button.
  • Select Collector and click Next button.
  • In Collector Configuration, enter Admin Server Host, retain or modify Admin Server Port, select Use HTTPS if Admin Server is using secure communication (https) or else un-select this option. If the Collector Server is behind Proxy Server, select Use a Proxy Server to contact Admin Server check box. Configure the Proxy Server Host, Proxy Server Port, User Name, and Password details. Click Next button.
  • Select Destination Folder using Browse button, for installation. Click Next button.
  • Retain or modify the Web Port of Collector Server and select the Language of Installation from the combo box. Three languages are supported for installation and they are Chinese, English, and Japanese. By default English is selected. Click Next button.
  • Select Install Firewall Analyzer as service check box (recommended), if you want to install Collector server as a service. Click Next button.
  • Configure new Program Folder or retain the default. Click Next button.
  • The installation details like Installation Directory, Program Folder, and Web Port are displayed. Click Next button.
  • Now, Distributed Edition - Collector server installation is complete.

Once the installation is complete you will notice a tray_icon tray icon, which provides you with the following options.

 

Option Description
Firewall Server Status
This option provides you details like Server Name, Server IpAddress , Server Port, Server Status.
Start WebClient
This option will open up your default browser and connect you to the web login UI of Firewall Analyzer Server, provided the server has already been started.
Shutdown Server
This option will shutdown the Firewall Analyzer Server.

 

 

The tray icon option is only available for Windows !

 

Linux:

The Firewall Analyzer Linux download is available as a BIN file at http://manageengine.com/products/firewall/download.html

  1. Download the BIN file, and assign execute permission using the command: chmod a+x <file_name>.bin
    where <file_name> is the name of the downloaded BIN file.
  2. Execute the following command: ./<file_name>.bin

    During installation if you get an error message stating that the temp folder does not have enough space, try executing this command with the -is:tempdir <directory_name> option, where <directory_name> is the absolute path of an existing directory. ./<file_name>.bin -is:tempdir <directory_name>
  1. Follow the instructions as they appear on the screen.

 

  1. Ensure that the Distributed Edition - Admin Server, you intend to connect this Collector Server, is running.
  2. Ensure that you configure the Admin Server details correctly during the Collector Server installation procedure. Otherwise, the Collector Server installation will be incomplete.
  • Click Advanced Install button.
  • Read the License Agreement and click Yes button.
  • Select Distributed Edition and click Next button.
  • Select Collector and click Next button.
  • In Collector Configuration, enter Admin Server Host, retain or modify Admin Server Port, select or unselect HTTPS check box as per requirement. If the Collector Server is behind Proxy Server, select Use a Proxy Server to contact Admin Server check box. Configure the Proxy Server Host, Proxy Server Port, User Name, and Password details. Click Next button.
  • Select Destination Folder using Browse button, for installation. Click Next button.
  • Retain or modify the Web Port of Collector Server and select the Language of Installation from the combo box. Three languages are supported for installation and they are Chinese, English, and Japanese. By default English is selected. Click Next button.
  • Select Install Firewall Analyzer as service check box (recommended), if you want to install Collector server as a service. Click Next button.
  • Configure new Program Folder or retain the default. Click Next button.
  • The installation details like Installation Directory, Program Folder, and Web Port are displayed. Click Next button.
  • Now, Distributed Edition - Collector Server installation is complete.

This will install Firewall Analyzer - Collector server on the respective machine.

Uninstalling Firewall Analyzer

Windows:

  1. Navigate to the Program folder in which Firewall Analyzer has been installed. By default, this is Start > Programs > ManageEngine Firewall Analyzer x .
  2. Select the option Uninstall Firewall Analyzer.
  3. You will be asked to confirm your choice, after which Firewall Analyzer is uninstalled.

Linux:

  1. Navigate to the <Firewall Analyzer Home>/server/_uninst directory.
  2. Execute the command ./uninstaller.bin
  3. You will be asked to confirm your choice, after which Firewall Analyzer is uninstalled.
At the end of uninstallation you will be taken to the Uninstallation Feedback Form where you can provide reasons for your product uninstallation. This would help us improve this product.
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