Linux system requirements and configuration information for pcAnywhere

The following sections contain information about how to configure your Linux system to run pcAnywhere 11.5 or 12.x.

Operating System

Installation Type

Packages added to Installation

Post Install Packages/Configuration

Post Install OS Configuration

Red Hat 9.0

Base

Telnet Server

j2re1.4.2_05 (java) / Mozilla 1.6 or higher

ssh, firewall (see Linux Configuration Doc.)

Red Hat ES 4.0

Base

openmotiff 2.2.2-14.i386.rpm

j2re1.4.2_05 (java) / Mozilla 1.6 or higher

ssh, firewall (see Linux Configuration Doc.)

Red Hat ES 3.0

Base

openmotiff 2.2.2-14.i386.rpm

j2re1.4.2_05 (java) / Mozilla 1.6 or higher

ssh, firewall (see Linux Configuration Doc.)

Red Hat WS 4.0

Base

openmotiff 2.2.2-14.i386.rpm

j2re1.4.2_05 (java) / Mozilla 1.6 or higher

ssh, firewall (see Linux Configuration Doc.)

Red Hat WS 3.0

Base

openmotiff 2.2.2-14.i386.rpm

j2re1.4.2_05 (java) / Mozilla 1.6 or higher

ssh, firewall (see Linux Configuration Doc.)

SuSE 10.0

Base

Telnet Server

j2re1.4.2_05 (java) / Mozilla 1.6 or higher

ssh, firewall (see Linux Configuration Doc.)

SuSE 9.1

Base

Telnet Server

j2re1.4.2_05 (java) / Mozilla 1.6 or higher

ssh, firewall (see Linux Configuration Doc.)

SuSE ES 9.0

Base

None

j2re1.4.2_05 (java) / Mozilla 1.6 or higher

ssh, firewall (see Linux Configuration Doc.)

SuSE ES 8.0

Base

None

j2re1.4.2_05 (java) / Mozilla 1.6 or higher

ssh, firewall (see Linux Configuration Doc.)

STEP 1

Disable the Linux firewall

  1. To deactivate the Linux firewall on RedHat 9.0, RedHat ES 3.0 and RedHat WS 3.0, click the RedHat main menu.

  2. Select System Settings Security Level.

  3. Select Disable Firewall.

  4. To deactivate the Linux firewall on SuSE 9.1 and SuSE ES 8, click the SuSE main menu.

  5. Select Preferences > Administration > Yast2 Modules > Security and Users > Firewall.

  6. Make sure that the External Interface and Internal Interface fields are set to None.

STEP 2

Configure the /etc/ssh/sshd_config file

  1. Open a terminal window.

  2. Type

    vi /etc/ssh/sshd_config

  3. Scroll down to the following line:

    #To disable tunneled clear text passwords, change to no here!

    #Password Authentication Yes

  4. Remove the comment delimiter "#" in the #Password Authentication Yes line so that it reads:

    #To disable tunneled clear text passwords, change to no here!

    Password Authentication Yes

  5. Press Esc.

  6. The VI command prompt appears. Type:

    Type wq!

  7. Press Enter.

  8. Restart the ssh daemon by typing the following at the system command prompt:

    /etc/init.d/sshd restart

STEP 3

Install the openmotiff shared library on RedHat ES 3.0 and RedHat WS 3.0

  1. Insert RedHat 9.0 Disk 1 into the CD-ROM drive.

  2. Open a Terminal Window.

  3. At the command prompt type:

    cd /mnt/cdrom

  4. At the command prompt type (the following command is case-sensitive):

    cd RedHat

  5. At the command prompt type (the following command is case-sensitive):

    cd RPMS

  6. At the command prompt type:

    rpm -iv openmotif-2.2.2-14.i386.rpm

  7. The openmotiff shared library is now installed.

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Operating System: Linux
Last modified: 03/25/2013