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Metalogix ControlPoint 8.2 - User Guide

Preface Getting Started with ControlPoint Using Discovery to Collect Information for the ControlPoint Database Cache Searching for SharePoint Sites Managing SharePoint Objects
Accessing SharePoint Pages Viewing Properties of an Object within the SharePoint Hierarchy Creating Dashboards for Monitoring Statistics within Your SharePoint Farm Setting Object Properties Managing Site Collection and Site Features Managing Audit Settings Creating and Managing SharePoint Alerts Setting ControlPoint Alerts Managing Metadata Copying and Moving SharePoint Objects (Version 8.0 and Earlier) Moving a Site Collection to Another Content Database Deleting Sites Deleting Lists Archiving Audit Log Data Before Moving or Deleting a Site Collection Duplicating a Workflow Definition from one List or Site to Others Removing a Workflow from One or More Lists (or Sites)
Using ControlPoint Policies to Control Your SharePoint Environment Managing SharePoint User Permissions Data Analysis and Reporting
Specifying Parameters for Your Analysis Analysis Results Display Generating a SharePoint Summary Report Analyzing Activity Analyzing Object Properties Analyzing Storage Analyzing Content Generating a SharePoint Hierarchy Report Analyzing Trends Auditing Activities and Changes in Your SharePoint Environment Analyzing SharePoint Alerts Analyzing ControlPoint Policies Analyzing Users and Permissions The ControlPoint Task Audit Viewing Logged Errors
Scheduling a ControlPoint Operation Saving, Modifying and Executing Instructions for a ControlPoint Operation Using the ControlPoint Governance Policy Manager (SharePoint 2010 and Later) Using Sensitive Content Manager to Analyze SharePoint Content for Compliance Using ControlPoint Sentinel to Detect Anomalous Activity Default Menu Options for ControlPoint Users About Us

Installing and Deploying ControlPoint

1On the Web front-end server where ControlPoint will be installed, make sure the installation kit provided by Metalogix is in an accessible location (such as the Desktop).

2Navigate to the following folder:  Native_Kit\Installation scripts.

3Open the file ManualDeploymentParms.cmd in Edit mode.

TIP:  It is recommended that you make a backup of this file before editing it.

Native Deployment Parameters

4Complete the parameters with the information specified in "Before You Begin," earlier in this topic.  Use the information in the following table.

NOTE:  Metalogix has provided a default value for each parameter to illustrate the correct syntax.  When necessary, these values should be overwritten with the parameters specific to your environment.

For the parameter ...

Use ...

@Set SkipDBCreate=SKIP

only if you elect to create the ControlPoint Service (xcAdmin) database on the server before the manual install, unremark this line.

NOTE:  Typically, the xcAdmin database is created as part of the install.  If you want to create it in advance, run the following scripts (located in the folder Native_Kit/Installation scripts) in the following order:



@Set ClPrefix=

If you are using a custom Claims provider, replace the default (Windows-based) prefix with your provider's prefix.

NOTE:  Leave the remainder of the string for this parameter unchanged


Deploy (the default value)


The path to the Web application where you want the ControlPoint Configuration Site Collection to be created.

@Set ManagedPath

If different than the default (/sites), the managed path within the Web application where you want the ControlPoint Configuration Site Collection to be created.

@Set OEmail=

The email address of the ControlPoint Administrator that will be used as the "from" account for email sent on behalf of ControlPoint

@Set OLogin=

The account that will become the Site Collection Administrator for the ControlPoint Configuration Site Collection in the appropriate format:


§For Windows authentication:  domain\account_name.

§For Claims authentication:  account name

NOTE:  Leave the %ClaimsPREFIX% portion of the string unchanged.

@Set ControlPointInstallAccount=

The account used to install ControlPoint (in the format domain\account_name).

@Set ApplicationServiceAccount=

The application pool account running the Web application where the ControlPoint Configuration Site Collection will be installed.

@Set AxcelerOperationsAccount=


(You can ignore this parameter, as it is only used for Dedicated Online installations.)

@Set DBServer=

The SQL server that will host the ControlPoint Service (xcAdmin) database.

Only If Using SQL Authentication:

@Set UseSQLAuthentication=


@Set SQLPwd=

The login credentials for authentication to the SQL server.

If you are using SQL Authentication and do not want the password specified in the file, leave the @SQLPwd= parameter blank and you will be prompted for it during installation.

To run the installer:

1Open a command window using Run as administrator.


2Make sure the directory is set to the location of the Installation scripts folder.

3Type the following string at the command prompt: ManualDeployment deploy.

Native command Prompt

4Click <Enter>.

The progress of the installation is recorded in the command window.  When it has completed, the Manage ControlPoint Licenses dialog displays.

App Activation Dialog

Continue with Activating ControlPoint.

NOTE:  If you want to activate the application at a later time, click [Close].  When you are ready to activate ControlPoint, you can invoke this dialog at a later time.  Be aware, however, that until you activate ControlPoint you will be unable to use it.


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