Installation and Activation

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Nov 17, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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Installation and Activation

Objectives


Overview


System requirements


Database support


Java Requirements


Web client



Installation of Entré software & Apache
Web Server


Licensing Procedure


Server System Requirements


Minimum requirements for
server installation by OS



Windows


Apple
-
Mac

Client System Requirements


Minimum requirements for
client installation by OS



Windows


Apple
-
Mac





Database Support


Entré supports a wide variety of database
types



MySQL


Oracle


SQL 2000


SQL 2005


SQL Express Server


HSql


JRE Check



Java runtime environment requirement check




Checking your Java version

Web Client


Apache Tomcat versions


Requirements


Use any java compatible web browser


Java version 1.6 or Higher.


Software Installation


How to Install


Importing Overview




Client/Server


Central Server


Single PC option


Several clients across network


Client Server Benefits:

Installation

Entré installation:


Installation Wizard


Java detect


Choice of DB


Existing DB


Hardware and software check





Bundled Installer First Steps


Close 3
rd

party apps


Insert CD and let autoplay installer start


Manual start

Bundled Installer Splash Screen


When installer runs, click next



Read and Accept the License Agreement


Click next to continue.



License Agreement

14

Component Selection


Select which components you wish to
install.



Entré Core


Entré Client


Entré Server


SQL Server


15

Installation Location


Select the location where the Entré application is
to be installed.



The default path is recommended when possible.


Database Type Selection



Select the type of pre
-
existing database to use.



Technician must know the pre
-
existing database information.






* Screen only displayed when SQL Server installation
is not

selected (pre
-
existing).

SQL Express Installation


Choose where the SQL Express Server
should be installed.












* Screen only displayed when SQL Server installation
is

selected (new install).


Database Connection Information

*** Verify and complete all fields for proper database connection.***

Bundled Installer Serial Number



Make Database Initialization Selection




Enter a valid Entré Serial Number

Purchased Plug
-
in Selection


Select the modules that were purchased to
be installed and configured.

Bundled Installer File Extraction

(Screen shot is a partial capture)


File extraction screen



When finished click “Next”

Setup Shortcuts


Select Shortcuts to be Created


Select a Program Group for Entré


Installation Status Window




Wait for installation
processing



Ensure database
import is complete



Verify successful
installation of the
Application Server




Copy the Server
Fingerprint for ease of
licensing




Click “next” to finish
the installer

Bundled Installer Confirmation



Installation completed confirmation screen

25

Starting Entre'

1.
Double
-
click on the
Entre’ shortcut


2. Server = Server IP

Username = “admin”

Password = “pass”


Question 1


1) The default user name is ______ and
the default password is _______.



A.
new, new

B.
admin, pass

C.
admin, admin

D.
99, 99

Question 1


1) The default user name is ______ and
the default password is _______.



A.
new, new

B.
admin, pass

C.
admin, admin

D.
99, 99

Question 2


2
) Entré Client and Server may be
installed on the same machine.



True

False

Question 2


2
) Entré Client and Sever may be
installed on the same machine.



True

False

Question 3


3
)
Entré can be used if ____ 1.6 or higher is
installed on the computer.



A.
UTP

B.
ATP

C.
Java

D.
Coffee

Question 3


3
)
Entré can be used if ____ 1.6 or higher is
installed on the computer.



A.
UTP

B.
ATP

C.
Java

D.
Coffee

Question 4


4
)
On a new install, initializing the database
is an important part of the installation.



True

False

Question 4


4
)
On a new install, initializing the database
is an important part of the installation.



True

False

Web Server
-
Web Client


Installation


Use with any java compliant web browser


No rich client install required


Web Server
-

Apache install


Insert CD


Locate Apache folder


Run apache
-
tomcat
-
6.0.xx.ext

Web Server
-

Components


Choose components to install


Defaults are preferred

Web Server
-

Location


Unless specified, use default location

Web Server
-

Port, Name and PW


Enter Port number, Username and
password for web server


Default port of 8080 is typical

Web Server
-

JVM Path


Auto detect


Using default is typical

Web Server


Service Config


Configuring the Apache Server for Entré.



Stopping the Tomcat service

Web Server
-

webapps folder


Locate the “webapps” folder

Web Server
-

file copy


Open new window


Locate .war in the Entré installation directory.


Copy the .war file to the Apache Tomcat
“webapps” directory


Web Server
-

Start Service


Restarting

the
Tomcat service

Web Server
-

two folders


Stopping and starting the server

Web Server


starting the client


Open web browser


URL Format http://serveraddress:port/warfilename/entre/start/



Replace the following:


Serveraddress


IP or Hostname

of Apache Tomcat


Port


Port for Apache Tomcat

Specified during installation.


Warfilename


Replace this with the

name of the .war file less the extension




Licensing Information


License required


Generic License Restrictions:


180 days expiration


10,000 User badges


One control panel


vx.license.properties file

Obtaining a License


Open Entré and log in


Navigate to Start Page




Licensing
-

Help menu


Click on “Help”


Then “About Entré”

Licensing
-

Fingerprint


Right hand side of window


Click “Copy”


Licensing Web Page

http://www.dmp.com/license/entre





Licensing
-

replace file


Stop the Entre Application Server Service in Windows


Replace existing license file with the new one


Start the Entré Application Server Service in Windows


When file replacement is finished, the permanent license will be in place

Question 1


1
) Most installation paths are preset to
make the software installation easier.



True

False

Question 1


1
) Most installation paths are preset to
make the software installation easier.



True

False

Question 2


2
) The _____ client can be used with any
web browser.



A.
Install

B.
Server

C.
Web

D.
Zipped

Question 2


2
) The _____ client can be used with any
web browser.



A.
Install

B.
Server

C.
Web

D.
Zipped

Question 3


3
) The last installation step is replacing the
existing license, vx.license.properties,
file with new license file received from
customer

service.



True

False

Question 3


3
) The last installation step is replacing the
existing license, vx.license.properties,
file with new license file received from
customer

service.



True

False

Question 4


4
) The “fingerprint” of a computer is
unique to that one computer.



True

False

Question 4


4
) The “fingerprint” of a computer is
unique to that one computer.



True

False

Question 5


5
)
A ______ is required for each standard client
and each concurrent web client.





A.
license

B.
permit

C.
permission

D.
driver

Question 5


5
)
A ______ is required for each standard client
and each concurrent web client.





A.
license

B.
permit

C.
permission

D.
driver

Conclusion


You should now be able to:


Understand the different versions available


Know what hardware and software is required


Install the software based on your needs


License the software

Certification Testing

For Entré technical support, you must pass
the certification tests.


1. Visit www.dmp.com

2. Click on “Dealer Direct” and log in

3. Click the “Web Based Training” Link

4. Click on “Click to Enter DMP Training”

5. Select “Entré” from the menu

6. Take Appropriate Test