Thanks for the gracious and quick response to my simple problem. I just could not see how the installation could proceed without being logged in as root and your response has provide both the rational for the local user creation, and a good approach to completing the install away from the server room. Thanks for the PuTTY link.
To answer your last question.. I am using the "InstallingOnRHEL4 for v3.1" with the edits by Morten Brekkevold;
### 14.11.2006 by Morten Brekkevold: ### - Updated for NAV 3.1.1. ### - NOT TESTED
Thanks again, the help was much appreciated.