IPCop v0.1.2 Installation Manual

IPCop is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License.

This software is supplied AS IS. IPCop disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability and of fitness for any purpose. IPCop assumes no liability for damages, direct or consequential, which may result from the use of this software.

Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.1 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with no Back-Cover Texts. A copy of the license is included in the section entitled GNU Free Documentation License.

Revision History
Revision 1.120 December 2002hg
Rel 0.1.2 Changes, including restore during install.
Revision 1.001 January 2002hg
Original version.

Table of Contents

1. Features
2. Overview
1. Preparing to install
1.1. Decide On Your Configuration
1.1.1. Network Interfaces
1.1.2. Network Configurations
1.1.3. Network Configuration Types
1.1.4. Connecting to the Internet or External Network
1.1.5. Decide On Your Local Network Address
1.2. Gather information on Your Hardware
1.3. Prepare the IPCop PC
1.4. Decide Upon and Prepare the Installation Media
1.4.1. Creating the CD
1.4.2. Mounting the ISO Image
1.4.3. Creating Floppy Disks From Images
1.4.4. Making The Installation File Available
2. Booting the IPCop Installation Media
2.1. Installing From Bootable CD or Bootable Floppy and CD
2.2. Installing From Floppy and Web Server or FTP
3. Initial Configuration
4. After Installation
4.1. Test Your Access to IPCop
4.2. Optionally, Remove Unneeded Hardware
A. Quick Home Networking Overview
A.1. Wiring
A.1.1. One GREEN or ORANGE Computer
A.1.2. Multiple Computer Networks
A.2. IP Addressing
A.2.1. Format of an Address
A.2.2. Networks
A.2.3. Network Address Classes
A.2.4. Private Address Ranges
B. Troubleshooting During The Install
B.1. Hidden Console Screens
C. GNU Free Documentation License
C.1. Preamble
C.2. Applicability and Definitions
C.3. Verbatim Copying
C.4. Copying In Quantity
C.5. Modifications
C.6. Combining Documents
C.7. Collections of Documents
C.8. Aggregation With Independent Works
C.9. Translation
C.10. Termination
C.11. Future Revisions of This License
C.12. How to use this License for your documents