App Installer

Assumption: All pre-requisites have been met.

The following steps are to be done directly on the Application Environment Operating System

Edit the App.config file provided to you. You are responsible for setting the values in the config file.

# App Deployment Location
AppLocation=C:\AccessCommander
DriveLetter=C

# Database Connection
DBServerName=
DBServerPort=

# SMTP Connection
SMTPHostName=
SMTPPortNumber=
SMTPRelayFromAddress=
SMTPUsername=
SMTPPassword=

# Java Path
JavaPath=

# DNS Entries
IISURLBinding=
AdhocReportingDNS=
DashboardDNS=
CMSCredentialsDNS=

# SSRS Connection
SSRSDNS=
SSRSUsername=ssrs-user
SSRSPassword=


  1. Place the App.config file in C:\Temp directory. Failure to place it in the right location, will cause the .exe not to execute correctly.
  2. In Line 2, set the location you want the Application to be deployed to
  3. In Line 3, set the Drive Letter the Application is being deployed to
    This should be without any special characters and the Drive Letter by itself
  4. In Line 6, set the SQL Server Name or IP Address where the database resides
  5. In Line 7, set the SQL Server Port Number for the SQL Server
    Default Port Number for SQL Server is 1433
  6. In Line 10, set the SMTP Host Name for your mail server
  7. In Line 11, set the SMTP Port Number for your mail server
  8. In Line 12, set the SMTP Relay From Address for your mail server
    If you don't use SMTP Relay, you will set this the same as SMTP Username being set on the next line
  9. In Line 13, set the SMTP Username for your mail server
    If you use SMTP Relay, leave this blank
  10. In Line 14, set the SMTP Password for your mail server
    If you use SMTP Relay, leave this blank
  11. In Line 17, set the JRE Java.exe path
  12. In Line 20, set the IIS URL Binding that will be used by IIS and by the end users in the browser to access the application
  13. In Line 21, set the Adhoc Reporting DNS binding without https and special characters
  14. In Line 22, set the Dashboard DNS binding without https and special characters
  15. In Line 23, set the CMS Credentials DNS binding without https and special characters
  16. In Line 26, set the SQL Server Reporting Server Host Name without http and special characters
  17. In Line 27, set the SSRS Username you set up during Step 2 of the Deployment
  18. In Line 28, set the SSRS Password you set up during Step 2 of the Deployment
  19. Double click the .exe downloaded and wait till you see the Finish screen as shown below
  20. Click Finish to complete the Application deployment