1.2 Installation Overview

Novell Sentinel Log Manager can be installed either as an appliance or on an existing SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 11 SP1 operating system. When Sentinel Log Manager is installed as an appliance, the Log Manager server is installed on a SLES 11 SP1 operating system.

The Novell Sentinel Log Manager installs the following components by default:

Some of these components require additional configuration.

The Novell Sentinel Log Manager installs a Collector Manager by default. If you want additional Collector Managers, you can install them separately on remote machines. For more information, see Section 7.0, Installing Additional Collector Managers.