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Client HardwareNow considered slow Pentium 1 computers have more than enough resources to be useful as client machines. Both client and server can run on one PC.
1 Gig HD
CD Drive (for install, can be removed after)
SoftwareRed Hat 7.3 (or the Unix/Linux of you choice, we use RH for testing)
Sever Installation (you will not need X Windows)
Configure the BIOS to boot without a keyboard
Static IP or dynamic IP Address
As ROOT create a new user called client.adduser client
Download the FDSclient TarballFDSclient.tar
Untar in the /home/client directory
tar -xvf FDSclient.tar
Install sync.exeFollow README file directions.
TimeKeep your computer on time with NTP. It makes small changes in your computer's clock to keep it in time with atomic clocks around the world.