Assumption: All pre-requisites have been met.


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


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

# Application Deployment Location
DriveLetter=C
AppLocation=C:\AccessCommander
DSLocation=C:\AccessCommanderAPI

# JDK/JRE Path on Server
JavaPath=C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.8.0_211\binjava.exe

# SQL Server
DatabaseServerName=
DatabaseServerPortNumber=1433

# SQL Server Reporting Services
SSRSFQDN=
SSRSUsername=
SSRSPassword=

# SMTP
SMTPEmailHostName=
SMTPEmailPortNumber=25
SMTPEmailRelayAddress=
SMTPEmailUsername=
SMTPEmailPassword=
# If using Relay Server then Auth should be set to false
SMTPEmailAuth=true
# If SMTP Server doesn not use TLS, change value from true to false
SMTPEmailTLS=true

# FQDN Registered
AccessCommanderFQDN=
DashboardFQDN=
AdhocReportingFQDN=
CMSCredentialsFQDN=

# Configurable Properties
HRLA=false
CustomLoginBanner=false
CustomLoginMessage=<h2 style="font-weight: bold; padding-top:75px; padding-bottom: 65px; font-size: 40px; color: #cc0000;">NOTICE OF USAGE</h2><h4 style="font-size: 22px; color: #003399; line-height: 35px; padding-bottom: 25px;">This system is for authorized business use only. Users have no explicit or implicit expectation of privacy. Any and all users of this system and all data on this system may be intercepted, monitored, recorded, copied, audited, inspected, and disclosed to COMPANY Management and authorized law enforcement personnel. By using this system, the user consents to such monitoring and disclosures and improper use may result in administrative disciplinary actions, civil and criminal penalties, or termination.</h4>


  1. Place the AC_App.properties 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 Drive Letter the Application is being deployed to
    This should be without any special characters and the Drive Letter by itself
  3. In Line 3 and 4, change the Drive Letter of where you want the Application to be deployed to
    DO NOT CHANGE the Directory Name listed
  4. In Line 7, set the JRE Java.exe path
  5. In Line 10, set the SQL Server Name or IP Address where the database resides
  6. In Line 11, set the SQL Server Port Number for the SQL Server
  7. In Line 14, set the SQL Server Reporting Server Host Name without http and special characters
  8. In Line 15, set the SSRS Username you set up during Step 2 of the Deployment
  9. In Line 16, set the SSRS Password you set up during Step 2 of the Deployment
  10. In Line 19, set the SMTP Host Name for your mail server
  11. In Line 20, set the SMTP Port Number for your mail server
  12. In Line 21, 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
  13. In Line 22, set the SMTP Username for your mail server
    If you use SMTP Relay, leave this blank
  14. In Line 23, set the SMTP Password for your mail server
    If you use SMTP Relay, leave this blank
  15. In Line 25, set the SMTP Authentication for your mail server
    It should be set as true or false
  16. In Line 27, set the SMTP TLS for your mail server
    It should be set as true or false
  17. In Line 30, set the Access Commander FQDN that will be used by IIS and by the end users in the browser to access the application
  18. In Line 31, set the Dashboard FQDN binding without https and special characters
  19. In Line 32, set the Adhoc Reporting FQDN binding without https and special characters
  20. In Line 33, set the CMS Credentials FQDN binding without https and special characters
  21. In Line 36, set the HRLA to true if you've ben instructed to do so
  22. In Line 37, set the CustomLoginBanner to true if you'd like to display a Custom Login Banner prior to a user logging in. This only works for customers that don't have Single Sign On (SSO).
  23. (Optional) In Line 38, modify the message for the CustomLoginBanner

  24. Double click the .exe downloaded and wait till you see the Finish screen as shown below
  25. Click Finish to complete the Application deployment




Change Log

Last Updated: March 30, 2022

Added the image in Step 23

Last Updated: February 26, 2022

Updated the .properties file attributes and configuration scope