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Introduction to north carolina architecture and configuration

Introduction to North Carolina Architecture and Configuration

Tom Imeson, Ph.D.


Topics

Topics

  • Introduction

  • Internal Architecture

  • Internal Security

  • Application Hierarchy

  • Account Relation

  • NCCCS Account Configurations

  • NCCCS Patch Update System

  • Datatel’s Web Site

  • Third Party Products

  • Web Server Configurations

  • WebAdvisor Workflows


Topics cont

Topics (Cont.)

  • Data Security

  • DMI Extensions

  • Training Tracks for Colleague Personnel


Unified architecture

C/S User

Listener

Server

Applications

Server

Developer

Unified Architecture

Web

Server

Web User

Partner

Solution

Adminis-

trator


Webadvisor typical configuration

Applications/

Listener Server

Merchant Account

Provider

Web Server

Database Software

  • AccessLink

  • DMI Dispatcher

  • AccessLink Host

Web Server Software

JRE 1.2.2

JRE 1.2.2

JRE 1.2.2

Datatel Extensions

Datatel Extensions

DMI Registry

DMI Listener

E-Commerce App

WebAdvisor App

VeriSign SDK

Key

Envision 4.7.1 R/T

Envision 4.7.1 Toolkit

Colleague/Benefactor

Administrator

Application software

User

Developer

WebAdvisor Components

Browser

AccessLink Client

SA Valet

Optional Software

Web System Software

WebAdvisor Typical Configuration


Unified architecture1

Web Server

C/S User

App Server

Listener Server

Web Server Software

Datatel Utilities

Database Software

User Interface 1.0

  • AccessLink

  • DMI Dispatcher

  • AccessLink Host

JRE 1.2.2

JRE 1.2.2

JRE 1.2.2

Security Library

Java DMI Listener

Datatel Extensions

Datatel Extensions

Datatel Extensions

DMI Registry

CampusCruiser App

E-Commerce App

WebAdvisor App

Security Library

Envision 4.7.1 Toolkit

Colleague/Benefactor

Envision 4.7.1 R/T

Key

Administrator

Developer

Application software

Web User

AccessLink Client

Interface components

Browser

XML Translation

SA Valet

Partner Solution

Optional software

Datatel SDK

Web system software

Unified Architecture


Security architecture

Firewall

Optionally secured using SSL

Web

Browser

(User)

Only secured if both components are on the same computer and host does not go through a router

Campus-

Cruiser

(Exodus)

Applications

Server

Optionally secured using SSL

Campus

Web

Server

DMI 2.0

Listener

SecuritySmith.

SecuritySmith

SecuritySmith

Optionally secured using SSL

Strategic

Partner

SA Valet

SecuritySmith

JCA = Java Cryptography Architecture

JCE = Java Cryptography Extensions

Security Architecture


Introduction to north carolina architecture and configuration

Application Hierarchy

TOOL

UT

CORE

CF

ST

HR

XApplications


Account relation

Account Relation

Compiled Objects

Program Specifications

CDD Elements

Empty Files w/Released Dictionaries

Release Account

Main Remote Account

Parameter Definitions

Operational Dictionaries

Saved Paragraphs & Sentences

Data


Account configuration

Account Configuration

DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT

CDEV17

coldev

Used for site custom development

Site custom code, when completed, will be moved to TEST17


Account configuration1

Account Configuration

TEST ACCOUNT

TEST17

coltest

colconv

Training

Review, test and certify all code files and tables as well as custom code. After certification, move to LIVE17.

Conversion test account


Account configuration2

Account Configuration

PRODUCTION ACCOUNT

LIVE17

collive

Used for live operations


Account configuration3

Account Configuration

Education Account

EDUC17

nceduc

NCCCS education account

Training data


Nc patch update

NC Patch Update

Release Account

Patch Update

1

2

Main Remote Account


Introduction to north carolina architecture and configuration

Datatel’s Web Site

  • http://www.datatel.com

  • For Our Clients section

  • Products

    • Real-time CampusCruiser Demo

  • Tools & Technology

    • Tech Doc

    • Data Structure Diagrams (ST & CORE)

  • Documentation

  • Users’ Group


  • Third party products

    Third Party Products

    VeriSign – E-Commerce for Student Payables

    Harbinger EDI TrustedLink – Transcripts

    Bluebird – Document Imaging

    EPOS – Telephone Registration

    POS (Bookstore) Support – Financial Aid

    Campus Cruiser – Web Portal

    Safari – Report Writer

    Safari OLAP – Executive Reporting Solution


    Webadvisor server configurations

    WebAdvisor Server Configurations


    Single server for webadvisor and safari olap not recommended

    Single Server for WebAdvisor and Safari OLAP(Not Recommended)

    Windows 2000 server

    IIS, Version 5.0 (with ServletExec 3.0 and ANSI compatible C compiler)

    Minimum of 2 Gb of RAM (expandable)

    Minimum of 4-5 Gb of disk space (expandable)

    1 GHz Pentium III (or higher)


    Small scale webadvisor configuration

    Small-Scale WebAdvisor Configuration

    Windows 2000 Server

    Sun ONE (formerly iPlanet), Version 6.0

    Minimum of 2 Gb of RAM (expandable)

    Minimum of 4-5 Gb of disk space (expandable)

    1 GHz Intel (or higher)

    Note: A C compiler is not required for NT servers.


    Largest installation for webadvisor

    Largest Installation for WebAdvisor

    Windows 2000 Servers

    Sun ONE (formerly iPlanet), Version 6.0

    16 Gb of RAM (expandable)

    108 Gb of disk space (expandable)

    Scalable Pentium III Xeon 900 MHz processor

    Dual server configuration running redundant dual channel RAID storage.

    This configuration is in use at our largest client, Dallas County Community College.


    Webadvisor workflows

    WebAdvisor Workflows

    Workflows available through the NCCCS contract are shown in the Clients Section of the Datatel web site under “WebAdvisor Baseline Product Workflows”.

    The path in the Client Section is:

    Solutions >> Services/Products >> Software Suite: WebAdvisor >> Development Updates

    At present these represent more than 38 workflows most of which center around student requirements.

    The few workflows included under “Optional WebAdvisor Workflows” are not in the NCCCS contract


    Data security

    Data Security


    Security architecture1

    Firewall

    Optionally secured using SSL

    Web

    Browser

    (User)

    Only secured if both components are on the same computer and host does not go through a router

    Campus-

    Cruiser

    (Exodus)

    Applications

    Server

    Optionally secured using SSL

    Campus

    Web

    Server

    DMI 2.0

    Listener

    SecuritySmith.

    SecuritySmith

    SecuritySmith

    Optionally secured using SSL

    Strategic

    Partner

    SA Valet

    SecuritySmith

    JCA = Java Cryptography Architecture

    JCE = Java Cryptography Extensions

    Security Architecture


    What is securitysmith

    What Is SecuritySmith?


    Data transmission

    Data Transmission


    Data storage

    Data Storage


    Dmi extensions

    DMI Extensions

    • Colleague Workflows

    • e-Commerce

    • Campus Cruiser

    • EDX (Envision Data Exchange)

    • LDAP (Lightweight Directory Access Protocol)

    • NCCCS e-Procurement

    • NCCCS Report Submittal


    Edx dmi extensions

    EDX DMI Extensions

    • Extensions:

    • SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System)

    • Campus Cruiser – portal product of Time Cruiser

    • Blackboard – e-learning product

    • WebCT – e-learning product


    Edx made simple

    EDX Made Simple


    Training tracks for colleague personnel

    Training Tracks for Colleague Personnel


    Definitions of roles

    Definitions of Roles

    • System Administrator – Computer Center staff responsible for managing and implementing Colleague

    • DBA/Technical Analyst – Staff responsible for producing the more complicated reports and select lists

    • Programmer Analyst – Personnel involved in creating enhanced or new applications to be used with the Colleague system

    • Application Coordinators – Individuals, usually in the user offices, that assist users in the the use of Colleague and provide the less complicated reports and select lists


    System administrator

    System Administrator

    Research Tools and Techniques3 days

    Creating Computed Columns3 days

    UniData Administrator2 days

    Colleague Administrator4 days

    Advanced Colleague Administrator3 days

    Implementing WebAdvisor(when needed)2 days


    Dba technical analyst

    DBA/Technical Analyst

    Research Tools and Techniques3 days

    Creating Computed Columns3 days

    Building Views1 day

    Safari ReportWriter for Technical Users2 days


    Programmer analyst

    Programmer Analyst

    Research Tools and Techniques3 days

    Creating Computed Columns3 days Envision Basic2 days

    Envision Tool Kit – Screen Processing5 days

    Envision Tool Kit – Batch and Rpt Processing5 days

    Managing Envision Custom Source1 day


    Application st hr cf specific coordinator

    Application (ST, HR & CF) Specific Coordinator

    Research Tools and Techniques3 days

    Fundamentals of Safari ReportWriter2 days

    Rules Processor (ST and HR specific)2 days

    Application Specific Reporting Techniques2 days


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    To Receive Soft Copy of this Presentation

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    Questions and answers

    QUESTIONSandANSWERS


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