Licenses and Registration
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Entering for the First Time
The first time Zend Server Cluster Manager runs, the Configuration Wizard
In order to start working with Zend Server Cluster Manager you have
to complete the information in the wizard by clicking Next to advance
through the steps.
If you see a button called "Enter Without a License
you are viewing Zend Server and not Zend Server Cluster Manager. This
option is not available for Zend Server Cluster Manager.
The Zend Server Cluster Manager Setup Wizard
Once you have completed the wizard you will be directed to the Zend
Server Cluster Manager's dashboard.
After your information is defined for the first time in the Configuration
Wizard, you can always go to Administration
| License and Password to change/update your information.
If you only enter partial information, the next time you login to Zend
Server Cluster Manager you will be prompted to fill in the missing information
- Step 1: End User License Agreement
This mandatory step requires that you read and agree to the license
before you can continue, the Next
button will be disabled until this option is approved
- Step 2: Password
This step will be displayed when you access the system for the first
time. This password will be used by you, to log in to the Zend Server
Cluster Manager Administration Interface. Passwords must be between
4 - 20 characters long. Additional security information can be found
in Securing the
- Step 3: Licensing Details
This step is displayed until you enter valid license details.
Zend Server Cluster Manager -
Your license key and Order Number should be in the email sent to you
after purchasing Zend Server Cluster Manager. This information will
also be stored in your Zend user account along with expiration information.
Cluster Members - In addition
to your Zend Server Cluster Manager license, you should have a Cluster
Members license. This license determines how many servers you can
add to your cluster
Subscription details - This
non-mandatory field allows you to subscribe receive product related
updated my email (unsubscribe method and details will be displayed
in the emails you will receive).
- Step 4: Database Connection
is intended for storing event information that is aggregated from
the servers in your cluster. Before continuing to the next step you
can see a list of the database settings and information that you will
require to either locate or install a Database.
This step requires that you enter your database information. You can
choose to connect to an existing MySQL 5.0 (or higher) database that
you may have or allow the wizard to create a schema for you.
Username -only accepts a valid
Password - only accepts a valid
password to an existing database
Host - only accepts a valid
host name/IP Address of a server. The following values are not accepted,
localhost, 127.x.x.x.x or 0.0.0.0
Port - only accepts a valid
port number by default, 3306.
Create the database for me - This will create a MySQL 5.0 database
with default values, the default username is 'root'.
I have already set up the database - This will connect to the database
on the defined host and the username will be changed to 'zend'.
For instructions on how to manually setup the database on your own see
Zend Server Cluster
If you do not already have a license, go to the licensing
page on zend.com to find out how to get a license.
Before a license expires, a notification is displayed at the bottom
of the Administration Interface, telling you how long you have left until
your license expires and where to go to renew your license.
Once a license expires or if you enter an invalid license, Zend Server
Cluster Manager will display a License Page. Any page you try to access
will keep redirecting to this page until a valid license is entered. During
this time, all settings are kept and are immediately restored, along with
the functionality, when a new license is entered.
For security reasons, Zend Server
cannot restore your password for you. However, you can reset your password.
The following procedure
describes how to reset a lost password from outside
the Administration Interface.
To reset your password:
In the Start menu locate the Zend Server Cluster
Manager section and select Zend
| Change Password. Your password is reset.
The next time you log in to the Administration
Interface, you will be prompted to set a new password.
UNIX, Linux and Mac OS x, operating
From the command line, run gui_passwd.sh
that is located in: <install_path>/bin
You will be prompted to enter a new password.
completion of this procedure in Windows: Zend Server Cluster Manager
displays the password definition page.
Correct completion of this procedure in other operating systems:
You can log in with the new password.
If you are unable to change your password, refer to the Support Center for further information.
The following procedure describes how to change your password from inside the Zend Server Cluster Manager
To change your password from inside
the Administration Interface:
In the Administration Interface, go to Administration | Password and License.
Enter your current password and enter your
new password in the next two fields.
Click "Change Password" to apply
completion of this procedure results in Zend Server Cluster Manager
requiring you to log in with the new password the next time you
access the Administration interface.