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Installation Requirements: Sun Chili!Soft ASP for Linux

This section lists the hardware and software requirements for installing and running Sun Chili!Soft ASP 3.6.2 for Linux. It also lists the additional software (such as databases and tools) that Sun Chili!Soft ASP supports.

Hardware and Software Requirements

Your hardware configuration must meet the following minimum requirements:

   256 MB RAM

   Pentium-class processor (x86)

   140 MB free hard disk space

Operating System

Sun Chili!Soft ASP for Linux runs on the following operating systems:

   Red Hat Linux 7.2 (2.4 kernel, GLIBC 2.2.4))

   SuSE 7.3 Professional (2.4 kernel, GLIBC 2.2.4)

   Mandrake Linux 8.1 (2.4 kernel, GLIBC 2.2.4)

   Debian 2.2r5 (2.2 kernel, GLIBC 2.1.3)

Web Server

You must be running one of the following Web servers:

   Apache 1.3.19 DSO

   Apache 1.3.22 DSO

   iPlanet Web Server, Enterprise Edition 6.0 SP1

   Zeus Web Server 4.0


Sun Chili!Soft ASP 3.6.2 may install to other versions of the supported Web servers listed above (Apache 1.3.12, for example). However, versions not listed have not been certified to run with Sun Chili!Soft ASP 3.6.2, and their use is not supported by Sun Chili!Soft Customer Support.

Supported Software

This section lists additional software that is supported and/or installed by Sun Chili!Soft ASP.


Sun Chili!Soft ASP for Linux includes ODBC drivers for the following databases:

DataDirect Connect ODBC 4.0 (Wire Protocol drivers)

   DB2 Universal Database (UDB) v7.1

   dBASE 5

   Informix Dynamic Server 2000 (9.20)

   Microsoft SQL Server 7.0 SP1

   Microsoft SQL Server 2000 SP1

   Oracle 8i (8.1.6)

   Oracle 8i (8.1.7)

   Oracle 9i

   Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 11.9.2

   Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5

   Text Files

DataDirect SequeLink 4.5.1a

   Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 (via SequeLink)

   Microsoft Access 2000, 97, and 95 (via SequeLink)

Open Source

   MySQL 3.22.30 and 3.23.49

   PostgreSQL 6.5.2 and 7.1.3

ODBC drivers are installed automatically by the Sun Chili!Soft ASP setup program. Following installation, you must configure the drivers for the data source being used. For more information, see "Configuring a Database" in "Chapter 3: Managing Sun Chili!Soft ASP."


To provide remote database connectivity with Microsoft Access and Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 databases, Sun Chili!Soft ASP ships with the client portion of the DataDirect SequeLink 4.51a software. On the Windows machine that contains your database, you also must download and install the server portion of this software from Sun Chili!Soft. For more information, see "Configuring SequeLink" in "Chapter 3: Managing Sun Chili!Soft ASP."

Sun Chili!Soft ASP 3.6.2 may work with other versions of the databases listed above. However, versions not listed have not been tested to run with Sun Chili!Soft ASP 3.6.2, and their use is not supported by Sun Chili!Soft Customer Support.

Java Runtime Environment

Sun Chili!Soft ASP 3.6.2 includes the Java Runtime Environment (JRE) 1.3.1 for Sun Chili!Beans. While JREs 1.2.x and 1.3.x are supported, and the Java 2 Runtime Environment can also be used, the use of JRE 1.3.1 is strongly recommended. Chili!Beans enables you to use Java class files as components called from VBScript or JScript. To use Chili!Beans, a Java runtime environment must be installed on the machine, and Chili!Beans must be enabled from the Administration Console. For more information, see "Chili!Beans Component Reference" in "Chapter 5: Developer's Reference."

Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions

Sun Chili!Soft ASP enables you to run ASP pages generated by Microsoft FrontPage. Microsoft FrontPage Server Extensions provide services to the Web server that work in conjunction with Sun Chili!Soft ASP to provide FrontPage functionality to computers not running Microsoft Windows NT or Windows 2000 and Internet Information Services (IIS).

FrontPage Server Extensions are no longer installed with Sun Chili!Soft ASP; you must obtain them from Microsoft. See "Enabling FrontPage Publishing" in "Chapter 3: Managing Sun Chili!Soft ASP."


Specific questions about the installation, configuration, and use of FrontPage and FrontPage Server Extensions should be directed to Microsoft or its representatives.

See also:

Installing Sun Chili!Soft ASP for Linux in this chapter

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