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Installation Summary Report

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000037392D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-29
Document File: 1 page(s) / 11K

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Killebrew, A: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

A program method is disclosed to provide a fast and efficient Installation Summary Report to the user after an Installation has been performed.

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Installation Summary Report

A program method is disclosed to provide a fast and efficient Installation Summary Report to the user after an Installation has been performed.

The creation of this Summary Report provides crucial data, for the next installation session. The report is intended to fully report the actions taking place during an installation session.

The Summary Report file consists of the following data:

1. Time/Date of the Installation.

2. Target directory name where files are installed.

3. Feature configuration file names.

4. Base Group file names.

5. Feature file names.

6. Deleted feature status.

7. Status of the On-line Help menus.

8. Error condition, if one had occured during the installation session.

This method allows a Network Administrator, or other personnel, to complete an installation, having the data automatically recorded.

Entering the "TYPE" or "PRINT" command, invokes a full report in readable character form.

Disclosed anonymously.

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