The RI System Software Network and Data Integration Guide is useful for understanding the questions asked in the checklist below.
All RI systems have a serial number and common name used to identify it on the network and when shared with RI to provide reliable support. RI recommends a 2 to 4 letter abbreviation with a 1 to 3 digit number. Please avoid "Roos" or "RI" as the name conflict with other sites. If you already have RI Systems, we will continue to use the existing naming convention.
- Site Abbreviation (Customer ID) and/or Host Naming Convention
Do the developer's workstations (desktops/laptops) have network access to the test floor? (RiGuru TCP Port 50000 in/out)
Do the workstations have access to Roos Instruments (guru.roos.com) via the internet? (RiGuru TCP port 50000)
Does the test floor have HTTP(S) access to www.roos.com via the Internet? (TCP port 80)
Does the test floor have OUTBOUND access Roos Instruments (guru.roos.com:50000) via the Internet? (RiGuru TCP port 50000)
Does the test floor allow INBOUND internet connections from Roos Instruments? (TCP VNC port <random> from hub1.roos.com via Internet or VPN)
Impact: One Dynamic or Static IP per RI ATE system, DNS host entries: "conw01" (matching hostname of system), Firewall or Proxy support for Guru (tcp 50000), VNC (tcp 5900), or FTP (tcp 21)
- Cassini Hostname(s):
Static IP Address Details
Only needed if "Static IP" is selected above.
- IP Address(es):
DNS (provide at least 2)
Cassini Network Connections (Shared Drives, Printers)
RI system controller can be connected to an appropriately configured SMB/Samba, NSF, or FTP based network resource to distribute data files and print, it can NOT join a Windows Domain or Active Directory based network. PostScript or LaserJet network printers can be used via Parallel, USB, or a LDP/LPR network connection. Note: Cassini gets updates via Guru, so a network connection from the developers workstation to the Cassini is not required.
- Network Drives?
LDP/LPR Network Printer?
LDP/LPR Server IP/Hostname:
Enable FTP server?
FTP Path to Share:
Cassini Remote Access to System (VNC)
RI System controller can be configured with VNC access to allow direct control of the system remotely from the local network or the Internet (requires proxy and/or firewall configuration). For more information, search RI Documentation (http://roos.com/help) for “Using VNC on Cassini”.
- Enable VNC server?
Connect to test floor via VPN or direct Internet connection?
VNC TCP port
VNC Allowed IP Range
Cassini User Account Security
- Please ask any OTHER questions or concerns about Cassini?
GURU Server Section
Impact: 1 Static IPs and/or DNS hosts: "guru", Optional outbound Firewall TCP port 50000 (Guru) and 123 (NTP).
- Guru Network Configuration:
- Guru Server Hostname (if DHCP) or IP address:
Customer Provided Virtual Machine Host
Customer Provided Physical Hardware OS Name & Version:
Guru NTP host(s)
Guru based RI Software Updates
- Use Guru based RI Software Updates?
Guru Enterprise (Optional)
Guru Enterprise can use version control to distribute developer test plans and backup test data between different geographic locations. Communication should be enabled through a network provided secure connection (VPN or SSH tunnel) to the remote host. A pair of Guru Backup servers are needed at each geographic location to provide timely recovery in case of a critical RI system controller failure. A primary guru server is mirrored with a backup to allow complete disaster recovery of the guru server itself, all Cassini systems and virtual workstations.
- Guru Enterprise Hostnames:
Guru Enterprise Custom TCP Port:
Please describe what data you want transferred (summary vs details) and in what direction(s):
What Test Data Analysis Tools are used at this site?
Please ask any OTHER questions or concerns about Guru Server?
Virtual Workstation Section
Impact: No additional IPs required. Workstation's VPN is used for remote access to a Guru Server. Administrator must install VirtualBox on each users' workstation.
The current version of VirtualBox must be installed on the Designer's workstation with Administrator access on any hardware with a processor that supports VT-x or AMD-v. Virtual Machines use NAT to connect to the network and can use FQDN host names (i.e. guru.company.com) or IP address to connect to the Guru Server. Download VirtualBox from here: http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads Virtualbox License FAQ: http://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Licensing_FAQ Additional eCS and Guru IDs may be purchased from RI: http://roos.com/parts/RIK0126A RI Virtual Workstation image is delivered as a 'virtualbox appliance' (.ova) via physical media (DVD) and must be initialized at the customer site with the provided Guru IDs (floppy disk images).
Please ask any OTHER questions or concerns about the Virtual Workstation?