for Conference Workstations, SLAC
15 June, 2004
Workstations for conferences will generally be set up with a single partition for the hard disk, formatted NTFS, with the Windows XP operating system and the software listed below (which is based on the SLAC standard suite). Workstations will be installed via a generic Microsoft Windows XP Professional CD, and applications will be installed from the internet where possible (to avoid any dependencies from the SLAC network). The workstations will be set up as standalone with no login (i.e., in Workgroup mode, not in Domain mode).
Testing of these systems should be done on the SLAC Visitor Network, to ensure that there are no dependencies on the SLAC Network.
System administrators at the conference site will need the local administrator account, as well as CD's for
|Windows XP Professional, Service Pack & Hot Fixes||Current version of supported operating system, etc.|
|MS Office||desktop publishing, full install|
|Outlook, Outlook Express||e-mail clients|
|Internet Explorer||web browser|
|Acrobat Reader||PDF format reader, test associations within web browsers|
|GhostView||PostScript reader, test associations within web browsers|
|RealPlayer G2||Streaming media player, test associations within web browsers|
|Aladdin Expander||File decompressor|
|XWIN32||X Window, test that licenses have been registered|
|Norton AntiVirus||virus scanning program, install latest virus signature file|
|HyperSnap||screen capture program|
|TTERMPRO||terminal emulation program, ssh|
|Telnet||terminal emulation program|
|Citrix ICA client||Multi-user connectivity for Windows Terminal Server.|
|Dialup Networking||remote access for VPN/PPTP|
|Printer Drivers||for appropriate printer models|
|Networking information||setup for DHCP or fixed IP,
NIC set for 'Auto-detect' or ??