Wireless Control System (WCS 7.0.172) on CentOS 5.6

How to install on a not Red Hat Distribution Enterprise Linux Server. I used CentOS 5.6, as a i386 and 32-Bit version. I had to also add libXp after installalling everything by default from the netinstall.

Ininstalled everything on a vmware machine with the following settings:

CentOS 4/5 32-bit


2000 MB RAM

50 GB disk

and everything else with default settings. You could maybe just use smaller values, but i used just the smallest settings for a minimal installation advised by cisco installation guide.

After the default installation of CentOS i had to adjust the following settings or add the following things:

I had to install libXp from the software center

I changed the hostname, cause you have to enter the hostname in later on for the testing license. There you have to change the hostname in:

and you have to add additional entry in /etc/hosts for the

Then you should also change the Release name:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5

Afterwards i also changed the updater, so that it would not check for updates periodically.

You have also to enable HTTP or HTTPS in the firewall. You could enable these ports or you can also disable the firewall.

Then you can start the installation via:


Get your license from:


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