Installing the Nodinite Install and Update Tool
You must be a local administrator 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:
- Nodinite Update Windows Service (install on one or more servers)
- Nodinite Update Web Application (install on the IIS server)
Perform the desktop installation and update steps locally on the target server.
- Make sure you comply with the Prerequisites
- Always perform the Installation and Update operation using the latest version of the Nodinite Install and Update Tool
To successfully install the Nodinite Install and Update Tool, follow the steps in this guide.
First, double click on the NodiniteUpdate.Installer-5.x.x.x.msi.
Then, the 'Welcome' screen loads.
NOTE: UAC may interfere with the first step. Occasionally, users need to launch the MSI from an administrative command prompt or even start the installation using the following command:
msiexec /i NodiniteUpdate.Installer-5.x.x.x.msi
- Select to include the Nodinite Update Service. On every server hosting any of the Nodinite Core Services; Include the Windows Service.
- On the server with IIS, include the Nodinite Update Client IIS Application.
Click on the 'Next' button to continue the installation process, or click the 'Cancel' button to quit the installer.
Enter the credentials for the Account to run the App Pool account AND the Update Service
- Domain: The name of the Domain the Server belongs to. If you use a local account, you can use the name of the server, or a . (dot) in the Domain field.
- Account: The name of the Account to use running the service.
- 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.
Click on the 'Finish' button to Exit, and Quit the installer.
Next, secure the Install and Update Tool instance performing the steps as detailed in the assigning-access-rights user guide.
When the Nodinite Install and Update Tool is installed with the appropriate access rights, the next step is to download the version of Nodinite to install.
The next step is to install a Nodinite instance. You can host multiple instances of Nodinite and manage these with a single Install and Update Tool instance. The Nodinite installation steps exist in the following Install Nodinite user guide.
Additional solutions to common problems and the FAQ for the Nodinite Install and Update Tool exists in the Troubleshooting user guide.
In this case, you probably encountered the following problems during the installation process:
If you get this message, the most common reason is that the account is invalid or your user is not allowed to grant other services elevated rights and you're 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 to check, and type the credentials correctly.
If you get this message, the most common reason is that the account is not allowed to run as a service or is not part of the local "Administrators" group 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 to check and type the credentials correctly!
TIP: Check the local event log for errors (both the System- and Application log)
If you fail to resolve the installation problem, contact our Support for additional guidance.
NOTE: There may be additional information written to the Windows Event logs