How to use this documentation
Welcome to the OpenAthens Local Authentication (LA) homepage. Here you will find the list of contents for the OpenAthens LA installation and configuration documentation. At the bottom-right of every page within the documentation you will find a link back to this page (called 'OpenAthens LA Home'), which you should use if you become lost during the recommended navigation process. We do not recommend using the Contents as a means of navigating the documentation - please only link back to this page if you need to retrace your steps whilst following the recommended navigation procedure (as described in the OpenAthens LA - an introduction documentation).
PLEASE CHOOSE FROM THE FOLLOWING OPTIONS:
Introductory and pre-installation pages
Runtime installation - pre-built virtual images
Runtime installation - physical or pre-existing virtual machine
Administration Console - pre-built virtual machine images
Administration Console - physical or existing virtual machines running CentOS or Red Hat
Post-installation and configuration
Keeping the Administration Console up to date on a physical or existing virtual machine running WindowsThis is where you can discover how to install and operate OpenAthens LA.
- Installing and upgrading OpenAthens LA
- Operating OpenAthens LA (library)
There are other pages about modifications, other ways of using it and release notes for the current version.
- Maintaining and modifying OpenAthens LA (technical)
- Release notes and known issues
The breadcrumb above the page title will always have links to this homepage, and the page immediately above this one in the tree. Clicking the ellipsis in the breadcrumb will show the entire breadcrumb. There is also a navigation pane to the left - if you cannot see it, you can show it with the button to the left of the search box at the top of the page.
Support for older versions
Documentation is only maintained for the current version of OpenAthens LA. If you are still using an older version of the software you are encouraged to update at your next opportunity.