Assumption: All pre-requisites have been met.


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


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

# Application Deployment Location
DriveLetter=C
AppLocation=C:\PortalCommander

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

# SQL Server
DatabaseServerName=
DatabaseServerPortNumber=1433

# 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
PortalCommanderFQDN=
ACDashboardFQDN=

# Configurable Properties
GoogleSiteKey=
GoogleSecretKey=


  1. Place the PC_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 6, set the JRE Java.exe path
  5. In Line 9, set the SQL Server Name or IP Address where the database resides
  6. In Line 10, set the SQL Server Port Number for the SQL Server
  7. In Line 13, set the SMTP Host Name for your mail server
  8. In Line 14, set the SMTP Port Number for your mail server
  9. In Line 15, 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
  10. In Line 16, set the SMTP Username for your mail server
    If you use SMTP Relay, leave this blank
  11. In Line 17, set the SMTP Password for your mail server
    If you use SMTP Relay, leave this blank
  12. In Line 19, set the SMTP Authentication for your mail server
    It should be set as true or false
  13. In Line 21, set the SMTP TLS for your mail server
    It should be set as true or false
  14. In Line 24, set the Portal Commander FQDN that will be used by IIS and by the end users in the browser to access the application
  15. In Line 25, set the Dashboard FQDN binding without https and special characters
    This would be the same that is used by Access Commander
  16. In Line 28, set the GoogleSiteKey that was configured during Pre-Requisites
  17. In Line 29, set the GoogleSecretKey that was configured during Pre-Requisites.
  18. Double click the .exe downloaded and wait till you see the Finish screen as shown below
    Note: Image below just shown as a reference
  19. Click Finish to complete the Application deployment




Change Log

Last Updated: April 4, 2022

Fixed typo with .properties file name referenced in KB Article