Step 1: Find the required installation information.
Step 2: Find where you want to deploy Swivel
Swivel is usually deployed in the DMZ as the Single Channel graphical image, Dual Channel Confirmation, Security String Index number, and mobile phone applications are requested from the client to the Swivel server (although usually proxied). For further information see Swivel Deployment
What resilience is required. High availability within one location will normally require an Active/Active Pair. High availability between sites will require a DR (Disaster Recovery) deployment.
What Swivel features will you be using, see Transports How To Guide
Swivel Installation Options
Step 3: Select, rack/download and install the platform
Swivel has a variety of deployment options, to view these and information on Virtual installation and basic configuration, select the preferred option:
Configuring the Appliance/OS
Step 4: Configure the Swivel server
Note: The Swivel appliance may not ship with the latest OS and Swivel version and it is recommended that Swivel is updated to the latest version first, see Downloads
When the Virtual Appliance, Hardware Appliance or Software has been installed, then configuration of Swivel can begin. For the appliance see Getting Started Basic CMI configuration.
Useful installation tools for virtual or hardware appliance configuration
- ssh on port 22, see PuTTY How To Guide
- scp on port 22, see WinSCP How To Guide
- web access on port 8080
- web access on port 10000, Webmin How To Guide
Set the Timezone on appliances or software installs.
Step 5: Configure the Swivel application