Before You Begin 



Installation Steps

As of February 2016, opConfig is distributed in a self-extracting download format that simplifies the installation process quite a bit. More information on running the installer can be found HERE: The Opmantek Installer

Transfer the opConfig installer file onto the server in question, either by direct download from the Opmantek website, or from your desktop with scp or sftp or a similar file transfer tool.

Database Setup

If necessary the installer will offer to install MongoDB locally for you; if that is undesirable, or if you have a remote MongoDB installation that you want to use you'll need to adjust the MongoDB-related settings:
open conf/opCommon.nmis in an editor, go to the database section and change the server, username and password to reflect your MongoDB installation.
The result should look similar to the following (but there might be extra settings related to other products):

'database' => {
  'db_server' => 'localhost',
  'db_port' => '27017',
  'db_name' => 'nmis',
  'db_username' => 'opUserRW',
  'db_password' => 'op42flow42',


Access the opConfig GUI and acquire, restore or enter your license.
The opConfig GUI is accessible at http://<yourservername or ip address>/omk/opConfig/, and until you have entered a valid license neither the opConfig GUI nor the CLI tools will operate.

Configuration and Use

At this point opConfig should be ready for operation, but won't have any knowledge of which nodes to manage.

Your next step should be to consult the opConfig User Manual, which will tell you how to tell opConfig what commands to perform with which nodes, how to customize opConfig's behaviour to suit your needs and so on.

Please feel free to leave comments and suggestions below!