2017 R1

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Prerequisites for Microsoft Windows ServerPermanent link for this heading

  • This document assumes the utilization of a Microsoft Windows Active Directory domain controller.
  • Make sure that the BIOS option to first try to start from CD-ROM is enabled.
  • Make sure that the NTFS file system is selected during the Installation of Microsoft Windows
  • Prepare the following information necessary during the installation and/or preparation of Microsoft Windows Server before beginning the installation:
    • IP address of the computer Microsoft Windows Server is installed on
    • Host name of the computer Microsoft Windows Server is installed on
    • IP address of the gateway server
    • IP address(es) of the DNS server(s)
    • Domain name
    • IP address of the domain controller
  • For running Fabasoft Folio Services with Kerberos authentication, ensure that the enabled encryption types match the domain controller security configuration.

Note: Encryption types are not enabled by default but can be enabled in the Group Policy Object Editor (Network security: Configure encryption types allowed for Kerberos).

Prerequisites for Fabasoft Folio Backend Services and a Fabasoft Folio DomainPermanent link for this heading

  • Make sure that all third-party software products listed in chapter “Requirements for Installing Fabasoft Folio Backend Services” have been installed.
  • All Fabasoft Folio software packages from the distribution media have to be available on a file system local on the machine (hard disk, CD, DVD etc.) or on a network share.
  • A valid Fabasoft Folio license key is required as well.
  • A user account (e.g. fscsrv) for running the Fabasoft Folio Backend Services has to be created in the operating system environment.

Databases

  • This document describes the installation when using Microsoft SQL Server databases. Therefore a preconfigured working database server (as described in the document “Installation and Configuration of Microsoft SQL Server“) is required.
  • Alternatively Oracle Database can be used on the database server.
    Information about installation and configuration of Oracle Database can be found in the white paper “Fabasoft on Microsoft Windows and Linux - Oracle Database Preparation Guide”.
    Make sure that the NLS_LANG parameter used by the Oracle Instant Client is set to “AMERICAN_AMERICA.AL32UTF8”. Most commonly this is done via the following registry key:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\ORACLE\<home ID, e.g. KEY_OraDb12c_home1>\NLS_LANG
    Type: REG_SZ
    Value: AMERICAN_AMERICA.AL32UTF8
    More information about the NLS_LANG parameter can be found here: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/products/globalization/nls-lang-099431.html

Prerequisites for Fabasoft Folio Web ServicesPermanent link for this heading

  • Make sure that all third-party software products listed in chapter “Requirements for Installing Fabasoft Folio Web Services” have been installed.
  • Working Fabasoft Folio Backend Services as described in chapter “Installation of Fabasoft Folio Backend Services” have to be available.
  • A user account (e.g. fscwebsrv) for running the Fabasoft Folio Web Services has to be created in the operating system environment and in the Fabasoft Folio Domain.
    Note: If the Fabasoft Folio Web Services are installed at the same computer as the Fabasoft Folio Backend Services and the same user is performing the installation, for the user in whose context the Fabasoft Folio Web Services will be running a user object is created automatically in the Fabasoft Folio Domain.

Note: If integrated authentication is used, NTLM authentication must be enabled in the Group Policy Object Editor.

  • Network security: Restrict NTLM: Incoming NTLM traffic
    Allow all
  • Network security: Restrict NTLM: NTLM authentication in this domain
    Disable
  • Network security: Restrict NTLM: Outgoing  NTLM traffic to remote servers
    Allow all

Prerequisites for Fabasoft Folio Conversion ServicesPermanent link for this heading

  • Make sure that all third-party software products listed in chapter “Requirements for Installing Fabasoft Folio Conversion Services” have been installed.
  • Working Fabasoft Folio Web Services as described in chapter “Installation and Configuration of Fabasoft Folio Web Services” have to be available.
  • A user account (e.g. fscconvsrv) for running the Fabasoft Folio Conversion Services has to be created in the operating system environment and in the Fabasoft Folio Domain.
    Note: If the Fabasoft Folio Conversion Services are installed at the same computer as the Fabasoft Folio Backend Services and the same user is performing the installation, for the user in whose context the Fabasoft Folio Conversion Services will be running a user object is created automatically in the Fabasoft Folio Domain.

Note: If integrated authentication is used, NTLM authentication must be enabled in the Group Policy Object Editor.

  • Network security: Restrict NTLM: Incoming NTLM traffic
    Allow all
  • Network security: Restrict NTLM: NTLM authentication in this domain
    Disable
  • Network security: Restrict NTLM: Outgoing  NTLM traffic to remote servers
    Allow all

Prerequisites for Fabasoft Folio AT ServicesPermanent link for this heading

  • Make sure that all third-party software products listed in chapter “Requirements for Installing Fabasoft Folio AT Services” have been installed.
  • A user account (e.g. fscatsrv) for running the Fabasoft Folio AT Services has to be created in the operating system environment and in the Fabasoft Folio Domain.
    Note: If the Fabasoft Folio AT Services are installed at the same computer as the Fabasoft Folio Backend Services and the same user is performing the installation, for the user in whose context a Fabasoft Folio AT Service will be running a user object is created automatically in the Fabasoft Folio Domain.
  • Fabasoft Folio/AT consists of a software product package and a setup for the installation of a Microsoft Windows system service (see chapter “Installation and Configuration of Fabasoft Folio AT Services”).

Note: Make sure the software product Fabasoft Folio/AT has been installed in the Fabasoft Folio Domain. To check whether the software product Fabasoft Folio/AT has been installed, perform the following steps:

  1. In the Domain Administration, navigate to the Domain Objects and click the “Software Components” tab.
  2. If the software component Fabasoft Folio/AT has been installed, an Automated Tasks entry is available.
    Note: To refresh the content of this list open the “Edit” menu and click “Refresh”.