Logging on to the LifeCycle Manager Client

Use this procedure to log on to the LifeCycle Manager Client.

Log on to the LifeCycle Manager Client

  1. On the Start menu, click the LCM-Client shortcut. It will have the name provided during the installation.

    Important

    If you installed the LifeCycle Manager Client under the Program Files folder and have User Account Control (UAC) enabled and did not change the compatibility level for the LifeCycle Manager.exe file, then you must right-click the LifeCycle Manager Client shortcut (for example, LCM-Client) and select Run as administrator from the menu.

    The LifeCycle Manager login page is displayed.

  2. Provide necessary information. Consider the following fields:
    User

    Specify your LifeCycle Manager user name.

    Note

    For the following steps in this guide it requires that the user is a member of the LCMAdmins group.

    Password

    Specify the corresponding password for the user.

    Server

    Specify the IP address or domain name of the LifeCycle Manager Server.

    Port

    Specify the LifeCycle Server port number. The default value is 4060.

    Workspace

    Accept default path to the workspace, or click the Browse button to select a different workspace location.

  3. Click Log On. The server certification information window is displayed when the LifeCycle Manager Client connects to a server for the first time.
  4. Click Yes to accept the certificate. A message is displayed asking you to update the client.
  5. Click Yes then click OK to restart LifeCycle Manager. The LifeCycle Manager login page is displayed.
  6. Specify the required information and click Log On. LifeCycle Manager is now started. A dialog box is displayed if a new Java configuration file for Grid applications is available on the CCSS server.
  7. Click Yes to review the changes. A compare window is displayed.
  8. Click Apply New Version to apply the new configuration file.

    Note

    For more information regarding Retrieving Grid Java Configuration see the LifeCycle Manager Administration Guide.

    Note: 

    If you attempt to log on to a version of LifeCycle Manager Server earlier than 10.1.2.0 using your newly installed client, a message is displayed informing you that an earlier version of LifeCycle Manager Client is required to connect to that server.