Install a Unified IDOL Server Setup on Windows

The unified IDOL Server setup is the most basic IDOL setup, for training and test environments. For more information, see Unified Setup.

The following procedure describes how to install the unified IDOL Server setup on the Microsoft Windows operating system platform.

To install unified IDOL Server

  1. Double-click the appropriate installer package:

    IDOLServer_VersionNumber_Platform.exe

    where:

    VersionNumber is the version of the installer.
    Platform is your software platform.

    The Setup dialog box opens.

  2. Click Next.

    The License Agreement dialog box opens.

  3. Read the license agreement. Select I accept the agreement, and then click Next.

    The Installation Directory dialog box opens.

  4. Specify the directory to install IDOL and License Server in. By default, the system installs on C:\HewlettPackardEnterprise\IDOLServer-VersionNumber. Click to navigate to another location. Click Next.

    The Installation Mode dialog box opens.

  5. Select Unified, and then click Next.

    The License Server dialog box opens.

  6. Specify the ports that you want License Server to listen on, and then type the path or click and navigate to the location of your IDOL license key file (licensekey.dat), which you obtained when you purchased IDOL. Click Next.

  7. The Summary dialog box opens. Verify the settings you made and click Next.

    The Ready to Install dialog box opens.

  8. Click Next.

    The Installing dialog box opens, indicating the progress of the installation. If you want to end the installation process, click Cancel.

  9. After installation is complete, click Finish to close the installation wizard.

Windows Services

When you install a unified IDOL Server, the installer automatically installs Windows Services for the License Server and the IDOL Proxy component (which automatically starts up other IDOL components when it starts). You can use these Windows Services to easily start and stop your IDOL Server while you test configurations.

You can also manually install components as Windows Services. See Install an IDOL Component as a Service on Windows.


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