Installing the CCS Directory Server

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Installing the CCS Directory Server

The CCS Directory Server is the main component of Symantec Control Compliance Suite. The component comprises the Directory Support Service (DSS), the Management Services and the Certificate Management Console (CMC). The component uses the CCS directory to store the user rights and permissions, the asset information, and the jobs and schedules.

The CMC is a tool that is installed along with the CCS Directory Server component. The tool is used to create the certificates that are based on the root certificate information. The root certificate is created through the Symantec Control Compliance Suite 9.0- Reporting and Analytics Installation Wizard. You must use the CMC tool to create the certificates, which are required by the other installed components. The distributed components use the certificates to communicate with the DSS.

See Creating a DPS or an Application Server certificate.

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For a distributed setup, you must install the CCS Directory Server component first before you proceed with the installation of the other components.

Do the following to install the CCS Directory Server component:

To launch the Installation Wizard

  1. Insert the Symantec Control Compliance Suite 9.0 product disc into the drive on your computer and click Setup.exe.

    The Setup.exe is located inside the InstallSet folder of the media structure.

  2. In the DemoShield, click Reporting and Analytics.

    You can find the splash screen, which displays the list of prerequisites that are required for the product installation. The setup installs the listed prerequisites such as .NET framework and so on.

To install the CCS Directory Server

  1. In the Welcome panel of the launched Symantec Control Compliance Suite 9.0- Reporting and Analytics Installation Wizard, read and select the license agreement and then click Next.

  2. In the Installation Modes panel, select CCS Directory Server and then click Next.

  3. In the Selected Component Information panel, read the information displayed in the panel and then click Next.

  4. In the Component Selection panel, check Directory Support Service and then click Next.

    The services and the components that the CCS Directory Server installs and the descriptions are as follows:

    Directory Support Service

    Uses the CCS Directory to store business objects such as asset information and job definitions. It also works with the CCS Directory to check the user rights and preferences on the directory objects.

    It comprises the Management Services and the Certificate Management Console.

    Management Services

    The root certificate authority service that generates, manages, and signs certificates for the Control Compliance Suite components.

    This service is installed on the computer in which the Directory Support Service is installed.

    SymCert

    Stores and manages the certificates in the local computer. This utility is installed with every CCS component and can be run from a command line on any component workstation.


  5. In the Licensing panel, click Add Licenses to add licenses for the Directory Support Service.

    Click Next.

  6. In the Prerequisites panel, review the prerequisites that are required for the installation. Install any prerequisite application that is required to be installed. Click Check Again to verify whether the installation is successful.

  7. Click Next.

  8. In the Installation Path panel, review the target path for the Symantec Control Compliance Suite installation and then click Next.

    Click Browse to specify a different installation path to install the product.

  9. In the Certificate Information panel, enter the required values to create the root certificate in the text boxes and then click Next.

    The fields of the Certificate Information panel and their descriptions are as follows:

    Organization

    Enter the name of your organization.

    Division

    Enter the division to which your organization belongs.

    City

    Enter the name of the city of your organization.

    State/Province

    Enter the name of the state or province to which the city belongs.

    Country

    Enter the name of the country. The country code must consist of two alphabet characters.

    Expire in

    Select the expiration time period of the root certificate.

    Password

    Enter the password to authenticate the certificate.

    Re-type password

    Re-authenticate the password that you have typed.


  10. In the CCS Directory Server - User Account and Port Information panel, enter the required values in the text boxes and then click Next.

    The fields of the CCS Directory Server - User Account and Port Information panel and their descriptions are as follows:

    User name

    Enter the user name in whose context the Management Services is run on the computer.

    Password

    Enter the password that authenticates the specified user account.

    Directory Support Service port number

    Enter the port number of the Directory Support Service, which runs on the computer that hosts the CCS Directory Server. By default, the Directory Support Service connects through the port, 12467.

    Management Services port number

    Enter the port number of the Management Services, which runs on the computer that hosts the CCS Directory Server. By default, the Management Services connects through the port, 12468.


  11. In the CCS Directory - CCS Directory Port Information panel, enter the required values in the text boxes and then click Next.

    LDAP port number

    Enter the LDAP port number of the computer that hosts the CCS Directory Server. By default, the CCS Directory Server connects with the CCS Application Server through the port, 3890.

    SSL port number

    Enter the SSL port number of the computer that hosts the CCS Directory Server. By default, the CCS Directory Server connects with the CCS Application Server through the SSL port, 6360.


  12. In the Management Services- Pass Phrase panel, enter the pass phrase and then click Next.

    You must remember the pass phrase so you can use it to uninstall the product from a different user context.

  13. In the Summary panel, review the installation details and then click Install.

    The Installation Progress panel indicates the progress of the component installation. After the installation completes, the last panel of the wizard appears.

  14. In the Installation Complete panel, click Finish.

After you install the Directory Support Service you need to create certificates to distribute them to the other components for communication. The certificates are created using the CMC tool, which is installed on the CCS Directory Server computer.

See Creating a DPS or an Application Server certificate.