DocView is installed on a SCO OpenServer system using the
standard scoadmin package manager. If it is not installed when the
operating system is installed, you can follow these instructions to
install it when logged onto the system as user
DocView requires certain packages to already be installed on
Apache with mod_perl
Once the prerequisite packages are installed, you can install
DocView as follows:
Installing the package puts the files in place and configures
the DocView webserver. It should also automatically
start the webserver. See also the section below on starting and stopping
Start the scoadmin manager and select
the Software Manager.
Select the item for the operating system, such as
Desktop System. Expand it by double-clicking on it, or
Then expand the following selections:
SCO OpenServer Desktop System UNIX
DocView Documentation Server.
Software Install New
from the menu.
Then follow the standard process for selecting the
media and installing the package.
Once the server is started, you should be able to browse the
documentation by clicking on the "DocView" icon.
You can also just point a browser at:
In order for the search system to work, the search index must
be generated on the system. The search index is not generated during
installation because it takes significant time and disk space. See
the instructions in
``Administering a DocView server''
for more information.
Browsing a DocView server
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SCO OpenServer Release 5.0.7 -- 11 February 2003