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Stat 6.0 - Install Notes

Installing Stat
Prepare for installation Unpack the 6.0.0 installer Install the Stat database Create a staging database (PeopleSoft Only) Install the Stat Client Configure the Stat database Update the System Maintenance table Install the Stat Central Agent Install the Stat Oracle Agent (Oracle E- Business Suite only) Configure the SYSTEM user account Update the PS Object Mover Instructions (PeopleSoft Only) Implement Stat

Installing Stat

This guide documents the steps necessary to install Quest® Stat® version 6.0.0 on either an Oracle® or a Microsoft® SQL Server® database. The guide is divided into the following sections.

The sections are listed in the order that they need to be performed. The Stat Installation CD contains the scripts that are used to build the Stat database. A new database must exist in order to do configurations.

This document assumes the user has a working knowledge of Stat and access to the user manuals, especially Stat 6.0.0: System Administration. The section Configure the Stat Database assumes that data is being created in the new Stat database. However, the instructions could be applied to any Stat database.

Prepare for installation

The Stat® Client can be installed as a local installation or a network installation. If the network installation is chosen, each workstation must have a net install of Stat performed on that workstation.
Oracle: Oracle client connectivity, compatible to the database version, on all workstations.
SQL Server®: SQL Server client connectivity, compatible to the database version, on all workstations.

Installation checklist

The following checklist summarizes the main steps of a complete Stat® installation. After you have performed each task, see Implement Stat for information on the additional configuration tasks that you will perform to customize your copy of Stat to fit your particular business needs.

1

Verify the location of the database directories on the server and the instance names.

2

Verify connectivity to the database created for Stat.

3

Verify that the Stat database backup is defined.

4

Modify and execute the appropriate database scripts (Oracle/MSS)

5

Install the Stat Client application, either locally or over the network

6

For PeopleSoft users only, modify and execute the required database scripts and staging database script

7

Add a record for the new database to the Stat INI file

8

Login in to Stat and update the System Maintenance table with appropriate values including license information

9

Install and configure the Stat Central Agent

10

For Oracle E-Business Suite users only, install and configure the Stat Oracle Agent

11

Configure the SYSTEM user account

12

For PeopleSoft users only, update the PS Object Mover Instructions

Unpack the 6.0.0 installer

The Stat® cd comes with an Autorun executable that launches the installer when the disc is inserted.

If you have downloaded the Stat 6.0.0 zip file from Supportlink, unzip the whole file into a location of your choice. Locate the Autorun.exe in the root directory of that location and double-click it to launch the installer.

The installer Documentation menu give you access to the following documents:

Release Notes opens 6.0.0_Release_Notes.pdf. Refer to these notes for modifications that may affect daily business processes.
Upgrade Notes opens 6.0.0_Upgrade_Notes.pdf.
Install Notes opens 6.0.0_Install_Notes.pdf.

The installer Install menu give you access to the following components:

Stat Central Agent opens the folder containing the Stat Central Agent files for both a standalone and WebLogic platform. See the section Install the Stat Central Agent.
Stat Agent for Oracle E-Business Suite opens the folder containing the Stat Oracle® Agent zip file (stat_ora.zip). See the section Install the Stat Oracle Agent (Oracle E-Business Suite only).
Scripts gives you access to the database scripts.
Stat Windows® Client installs the Stat 6.0.0 Client. See Install the Stat Client.
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