AddonSoftware Administration - Install Wizard

 

Function

This task creates a new AddonSoftware installation separate from other installations, including the demo installation. Refer to the Installation Guide document for information setting up a new AddonSoftware installation.

 

=> To access this task...

Select Install Wizard from the Install/Upgrade Utilities folder under the Utilities menu.

 

Installation Wizard

 

About the Fields

 

For the Install Type...

  • Selecting Quick Copy (includes demo data)

    • Do NOT use for production installations.

  • Selecting Production With Default Data

    • Installs with default parameter and code data only.

    • Does NOT install master files.

  • Selecting Production Without Data

    • Does NOT install, parameter, code, or master data.

Version-Neutral Directory Structure checkbox...

Cleared and disabled when Install Type is Quick Copy

  • When checked, a version-neutral directory structure is used for the new installation, as illustrated below. This makes then images and documents directories accessible via the same pathname across multiple versions of Addon. It also places data files in a location where they can be used across minor revisions

/<aon_prod>/  (The Installation Base Directory)

/cust_images/

/documents/

/images/

/<vNN>/ (Where NN is the major version number, e.g v19 for version 19.02.)

/data/

/<vnnnn>/  (Where nnnn is the minor version, e.g. v1902 for version 19.02.)

/aon/

/data/

/barista/

/<cust_mod>/

/<vert_app>/

 

In the Installation Base Directory field...

Enabled when the Version-Neutral Directory Structure check box is checked.

  • Enter the location to be used for the installation's base directory as illustrated above.

Disabled when the Version-Neutral Directory Structure check box is not checked.

  • Displays the installation's base directory after the new 'aon' location is entered

In the New aon Location field...

Disabled when the Version-Neutral Directory Structure check box is checked.

  • Displays where the 'aon' directory is located after the installation base directory is entered.

Enabled when the Version-Neutral Directory Structure check box is not checked.

  • Enter the location of the 'aon' directory for the new installation.  

In the New Database Name field...

  • Enter the name of database to use for the new installation.

In the New Description field...

  • Enter the name for the installation.

In the New Firm ID field...

Display only.

 

Install Adon help file checkbox...

  • Mark the box to create a separate copy of Addon’s User Documentation and Help (addonhelp.jar) that can be customized.

When done making selections...

  • Click Run Process button to launch the Setup New Firm form and create the new installation.

  • Click  Clear Form button to clear the form and begin again.



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