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Installing Web Ten

Before You Begin


Check your Macintosh

Web Ten is a native Power Macintosh application. It runs only on Power Macintosh computers.





Check Memory and Disk Space

We recommend 32MB physical RAM or more for best performance. Web Ten dynamically allocates the memory it needs from the System heap, so it is not necessary to increase the size of the Web Ten application heap. We also recommend running with VM turned on, even if you don't need the extra virtual memory. When VM is turned on, portions of the application are dynamically loaded, reducing Web Ten 's total memory requirements.


Web Ten requires about 53 Mbytes of disk space. Additional space will be required, depending upon the amount of Web content you publish.


Check your Networking

Before launching Web Ten for the first time, verify that your Macintosh network settings are correct. Before running Web Ten , ensure that your OpenTransport settings work for other Macintosh applications before running Web Ten . Web Ten cannot correct erroneous OpenTransport settings.


Check for

Name Service

Web Ten expects Domain Name Service for normal operation. Verify via the TCP/IP control panel that your Macintosh is properly configured for access to a Domain Name Server. See section See Domain Name System (DNS) for more information about DNS.


Installation Guide

Launch the Installer

To install Web Ten , double-click on the WebTen Installer icon and launch the installer program.

Installer Icon
Read the Online Instructions

Read the online installation instructions and click Continue .


Installer Instructions


Select the Items to be Installed

Select WebTen Core Package and all other packages desired and click Install . The WebTen Core Package must be installed for any other package to be installed. Any of the packages can be installed later individually. See section See WebTen Extensions for information on the individual packages.



Installer Options


The installer will need about 53 Mbytes of disk space for a complete installation.

Select a Folder

Select a folder in which to install Web Ten .


Installer Destination Folder


A window depicting the progress of the installation will appear. Wait a few moments for the installation to complete.


Installer Progress
Close the Installer

When the installer program completes, it displays a status window with a message describing the success of the installation. Click Quit . It is not necessary to restart your Macintosh.


This step is important even when re-installing the same version of Web Ten . These libraries may have been reorganized (by toggling the Replace OpenTransport setting in the Preferences window). Installing a new version on top of a reorganized version may result in an invalid organization.


Site-specific content files located in the WebTen folder or any of its sub-folders should be preserved before de-installing the old WebTen folder.


Customizations made via the Web Ten Administration Server naturally will need to be re-entered once the new version is installed. Please note all such customizations before de-installing the old WebTen folder.


Leave the WebTen Preferences file in place to preserve Web Ten 's TCP/IP networking settings.


User and Group lists can be preserved by exporting them from the old installation and importing them back into the new installation. See section See Import and Export for more information.


Specific instructions on upgrading to Web Ten 3.0 from previous versions of Web Ten can be found on the Web Ten support page at http://www.tenon.com/support/webten.


The Web Ten installer includes the option to Uninstall Web Ten . The figure below shows this Uninstall option. This Uninstall mode can also be used to Uninstall the separate components of Web Ten .





To manually remove Web Ten , follow these steps:

Delete the WebTen Preferences file from the Preferences folder.

Delete the WebTen folder.


Web Ten Extensions

Web Ten includes separately installable packages that add functionality to the iTools web server. Web Ten extensions include ht://dig, a Sherlock-savvy search engine, and WEBmail, a hotmail-style mail server. Third-party packages include WebCatalog, a powerful eCommerce storefront, WebEvent, a calendar and appointment scheduler, WebCrossing, a conferencing application, HTML/OS, a sophisticated tool for creating dynamic web pages, and FrontBase, a powerful SQL92 compliant database . The open source PHP package for creating dynamic web content is also included.


Once these packages are installed, you can browse the URLs listed below to find more information. Note that these URLs only exist if the particular package has been installed.


For complete information on using ht://Dig, see chapter See ht://Dig.


This URL will give you a default set of indexing rules to make a searchable database of the local site. Run this index to create a searchable database:



This URL will search the database for key words and phrases: http://hostname.domain/search.shtml


For WEBmail documentation, see chapter See WEBmail .


With the WEBmail client at this URL, you should be able to use any browser to access POP mail from the local system and from remote server:



The iTools Administrator uses this URL to add local restricted users to the system database:


These user accounts will be permitted to receive local email but will not be allowed login access to the system. By default, one needs to have an Web Ten admin account to add new webmail users.


Matador's (http://www.matadordesign.com) WebEvent is one of the most sophisticated calendar and event scheduling applications under Mac OS. WebEvent supports text, graphic and video calendar operations


This URL accesses a demonstration copy of WebEvent:

http://hostname.domain/webevent . Browse this URL immediately after Web Ten installation to set up the WebEvent administrator account.



Lundeen's (http://www.lundeen.com.) WebCrossing is a powerful meeting and conference application for Mac OS.


This URL accesses the web page for the demo version of WebCrossing:



Aestiva's (http://www.aestiva.com) HTML/OS is a powerful, high-speed, multi-user development environment for building advanced web sites on Mac OS. Use http://localhost/cgi-bin/htmlos-setup.cgi to complete setup.


During setup, it is important to fill in "Domain Name:" with a fully qualified hostname <hostname>.<domainname> (e.g. goodhost.tenon.com).


This URL accesses the web page for the demo version of HTML/OS:



PHP is a powerful and complete scripting language, with a rich set of database interfaces, for creating sophisticated dynamic web content. This package is a DSO (Dynamic Shared Object) Apache module.


This URL generates a PHP environment table as an example of PHP's capabilities:


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