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Metalogix Archive Manager for Files 8.3 - Advanced Installation Guide

Advanced Installation

Advanced installation uses the installation wizard to install Metalogix Archive Manager for Files and associated features on dedicated servers as described in the Deployment Plan. The installation wizard guides you through the installation of each feature on the various servers. In addition to the installation of the features, the installer wizard also helps you to verify, install and set up the prerequisites and accounts that you would have to do manually to prepare the environments for the installations.

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NOTE: Some organizations prefer a more granular control on the installation process. You can choose to install all the features manually. For more information about the manual installation process, see the chapter Manual Installation.

In this chapter:

·Prepare the Application Servers

oSteps to download the install media

oSteps to install the prerequisites

·Install the Application Features

oInstall HSM and Archive Manager Search

oInstall Archive Manager for Files

For next steps after you complete the advanced installation, see Application Configuration.

 

Prepare the Application Servers

For the Archive Manager Database server (AMFDB)

See the System Requirements and About User Accounts chapters for preparing database servers.

For the HSM and Search server (AMFHSM)

·Steps to install the prerequisites

·Steps to download the install media

For the Archive server (AMFSERVER)

·Steps to install the prerequisites

·Steps to download the install media

 

 

Steps to install the prerequisites

These steps are optional and are included if you want to install them yourself. The installer verifies prerequisites.

1.Log in with the credentials of the local administrator.

2.Open PowerShell as an Administrator.

3.To install the recommended windows roles and features for individual components that may be distributed across other servers run the following PowerShell commands:

Archive Manager for Files

Install-WindowsFeature -Name Web-Server, Web-Http-Redirect, Web-Dyn-Compression, Web-Windows-Auth, Web-Basic-Auth, Web-Metabase, Web-Mgmt-Service, NET-Framework-45-Features, NET-Framework-45-ASPNET, Web-Net-Ext45, Web-Asp-Net45, NET-WCF-Services45, Web-Asp-Net

 

HSM

Install-WindowsFeature -Name Web-Server, NET-Framework-Features

 

Search

Install-WindowsFeature -Name NET-Framework-Features

 

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NOTE: These PowerShell commands are compatible with a Window 2016 operating system. Please refer to the System Requirements chapter to modify the script for other supported Windows operating systems or install them manually.

4.Install the database drivers. For Microsoft SQL Server, the database driver is available in the folder <installation folder>\Archive Manager Installation Package\Install.

5.Install the redistributable packages required for your operating system. These files are available in the folder <installation folder>\Archive Manager Installation Package\Install.

Steps to download the install media

1.Login to the server with the credentials of the Administrator account (eg. democorp\domadmin)

2.From your browser, navigate to the https://www.quest.com/products/metalogix-archive-manager-for-files page

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navigate to the http://www.quest.com/trials page. Locate the product Metalogix Archive Manager for Files.

3.Click the Download Free Trial button.

4.Fill the Download Your Free Trial registration form and click Download Trial. The file download page appears.

5.Download the install media zip file.

6.The the trial license key is specified in the email that is sent to you.

7.Ensure that the files are available locally on the computer on which you are planning to install the Metalogix Archive Manager for Files features.

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