Last updated: 2019-04-12

Installing Nodinite Install and Update Tool

NOTE: You must be a local administrator in order to have the right to install Windows Services.

Following this guide you will learn how to install the Nodinite Install and Update Tool. This installation has two features:

  1. Nodinite Update Windows Service (to be installed on one or more servers)
  2. Nodinite Update Web Application

Before you begin

  • Make sure you comply with the Prerequisites
  • Always perform an Installation or an Update using the latest version of the Install and Update Tool
  • You need to perform the installation or the update of the Install and Update Tool locally on the server using remote desktop connection

Installation User Guide

The following steps describes the steps required to install the Install and Update Tool.

Step #1: Start the installer

Start installer for IMUpdate

Double click on the NodiniteUpdate.Installer-5.x.x.x.msi This will present a 'Welcome' screen.

Step #2: Welcome Screen

First step click next
Click on the 'Next' button to continue with the installation process or click the 'Cancel' button to quit the installer.

Step #3: Select Features

Select what to install
Select location and the components to install. Default settings are recommended.

  1. Select to include the Nodinite Update Service. This Windows Service is always part of each install, on each server hosting Nodinite Core Services.
  2. Select to include the Nodinite Update Client IIS Application. This is the Web based Client and needs IIS to be installed.

Click on the 'Next' button to continue with the installation process or click the 'Cancel' button to quit the installer.

Step #4: Account Configuration

Enter credentials
Enter the credentials for the Account to run the App Pool account

  1. Domain: The name of the Domain the Server belongs to. If a local account is being used, use the name of the server or . (dot) as Domain
  2. Account: The name of the account
  3. Password: The password for the account.

Click on the 'Next' button to continue with the installation process or click the 'Cancel' button to quit the installer.

Step #5:

Now select on which Web Site to install the Nodinite Update Client IIS Application:
SelectWebSite
Selection dialog with available Web Sites

Step #6: Perform Installation

Start installation
Start the installation by clicking on the 'Install' button or 'Cancel' to quit the installer.

Start installation


Assign Access Rights

Now you must secure your instance of the Install and Update Tool by performing the steps in the assigning-access-rights user guide.

latest version

Now that you have the Install and Update Tool in place with appropriate access rights the next step is to Download a version of Nodinite to install.

Install Nodinite Core Services

Your next step now will be to perform the actual installation of a new Nodinite instance. Since you can have multiple instances of Nodinite installed and managed by a single Install and Update Tool the installation steps are further described in the following article: Install Nodinite


Frequently asked questions

Common problems and FAQ for the Install and Update Tool can be found in the troubleshooting page.

If your installation fails, you will end up with a dialog like the following:
Failed installation

In this case you probably encountered the following problems during the installation process:

Grant local failed
If you get this message, the most common reason is that the account is either invalid or your user is not allowed to grant other services elevated rights and your are not local Administrator on the server. Follow the guide How to set Logon as a Service right and click retry. If the problem remains, click cancel and restart. Make sure that the credentials are typed correctly!

Problem to start the service
If you get this message, the most common reason is that the account is not allowed to run as a service or is not local Administrator on the server. Follow the guide How to set Logon as a Service right and click retry. If the problem remains, click cancel and restart. Make sure that the credentials are typed correctly!

Tip: Check the local event log if there are errors (both System and Application)

Support

Contact our Support for additional guidance if you fail to resolve the installation problem.

Note: There may be additional information written to the Windows Event logs


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