Doors.NET - Custom Installation

Doors.NET - Custom Installation

Custom Installation

A full installation installs the minimum required components for a single-PC system (the Application Server, hardware gateways, archive service and administrative client). The custom install option is used to install additional client options (Professional Report Client, Map Client, Photo ID Client, Rollcall and Video Clients). Plus, additional system Services, such as Assa Abloy gateway, Video Gateway, Time and Attendance, LDAP, Global Linkage and Milestone Services.


Setup Procedure
  1. Begin by inserting the installation DVD.
  2. Run the Autorun.
  3. Click the Install Software link.

    Custom Install - Image 1

  4. Software installation will initialize.

    Initialising

  5. Welcome - First you will see the welcome screen which displays the version to be installed and the detected Windows operating system.

    Welcome Page

  6. License Agreement - Read through the license agreement then place a tick in the confirmation box.

    License Agreement

  7. Customer Registration - enter a user name, (this is not the user name for logging into the software) and (optionally) enter an organization name.

    Customer Registration

  8. Type of Installation - Select Custom Install (Upgrade).

    Custom Selection

  9. Features To Install - From the list of Clients, right-click and select 'Entire Feature Will be Installed on Local Drive' for any client feature you wish to install.

    Select Features

  10. Do the same for the system Services you wish to install.

    Select Services

  11. Review Features - Items on the left in green WILL be installed, items on the right in red will WILL NOT be installed. Review each list and click Back if the lists are not correct. Place a checkmark in the verification box at the bottom of the window when you are happy to proceed.

    REVIEW FEATURES

  12. Destination folder - The default destination file path for the Doors.NET system files is displayed. You can navigate to a different location (such as an external drive or network drive) should you so wish to.

    DESTINATION FOLDER

  13. Shortcuts Selection - Select which Doors.NET shortcuts you wish to be created during the installation.

    Shortcuts

  14. SQL Database Location - Use the default selection to install SQL Express and the Doors.NET database onto 'this PC'. You can scan the local network for a different, existing SQL Server or select to install the 'Application Server only' if you wish to manually install the database onto an existing SQL Server.

    SQL Install DB

  15. Ready to Install Page - The final screen of the installation setup wizard, simply click Install and the installation will begin.

    Ready to Install

  16. The total installation time will vary upon the specification of the host PC and whether Windows .NET Framework and SQL Server Express needs to be installed. In a worst-case scenario, total installation time should not exceed 45 minutes.

    Install in Progress

  17. When installation has completed you will be prompted to run the License Manager (as the next step is to activate your license).

    RUN LICENSE MANAGER

  18. For an existing system which has been upgraded you will be prompted to restart the PC.


The software is now installed and ready for licensing and gateway configuration.



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