August 1, 2000
The following are the main steps to a full installation of
Daylight software. Steps without asterisks must be followed
to ensure a happy Daylight system. Steps with an asterisk are optional,
depending on the desired and licensed packages and configuration.
Please read the descriptions to decide if a
configuration step is appropriate for your site.
If you are installing the 4.72 patch and 4.71 is already installed, do not use these these instructions. Go to Patch Installation Instructions.
- Create an owner of the
- Create a Daylight directory
- [Down]load/unpack the software archive from:
- System and thor user customization
(Modify LD_LIBRARY_PATH, etc.)
- Obtain a License file from Daylight
(either demo or standard)
- *THOR and Merlin
(the Daylight database management system)
databases to 4.71 (for existing 4.61 or 4.62 format databases)
and Dayutilserver (necessary for JavaGrins)
(necessary for the DayCGI package -- web apps and tools)
- *Contrib directory
(recommended and useful for Toolkit programmers)
- *Remote Toolkit /
Daytoolserver (necessary for Remote Toolkit programming)
- Setting up user accounts
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