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Infact tool installation wizard

Read more about the Infact tool here: http://www.infact.se

Installation wizard prerequisites
The wizard is built for the Windows platform and has been tested, so far, on these windows versions:    Windows XP Professional Windows 7 (Home and Professional) Windows Server 2003

The wizard also should work on 64-bit windows but the components needed (see below) are not 64-bit versions that the wizard will install, only 32-bit versions. The wizard needs approximately 500-700 MB of the computers available hard disc drive.

Installation components
As default the installation wizard installs the following components:     Java JRE 1.6.0_35 (there is also a wizard available with Java JDK jdk1.6.0_32 instead) Apache Tomcat 6.0.35 MySQL server 5.1.63

All of these components are needed for the Infact tool to work.

Infact tool component
The Infact tool’s own code is included as its own installation component in the wizard. This component is needed for the Infact tool to work.

Additional installation component
In the background, the installation wizard installs GNU Wget, a tool used by the wizard to check if the deployment of the Infact files to the Apache Tomcat has been activated before the copying of the Infact flash files continues. GNU Wget will be uninstalled when running a uninstall of the Infact tool wizard. This component is needed for the Infact tool installation to work. Here you can find more information on GNU Wget: http://www.gnu.org/software/wget/

If you try to reinstall over an already installed Infact tool. the Infact installation wizard will install one more MySQL dedicated for the Infact tool. if the computer already has a MySQL installation. Uninstall the Infact Tool with the uninstall link that the wizard generates in Windows startmenu during the installation. There is no check for existing components that could be reused by the Infact tool. Point the wizard to the MySQL instance that will be installed with the wizard.MySQL considerations Observe! The installation wizard should NOT be installed on a computer with an already existing MySQL that’s been installed manually not using the Infact installation wizard! The following situation could occur. Install considerations The above components. In that folder there are two shortcuts: Shortcut to the login page for Infact installed on the computer. the rest of the components installed. will be overwritten. there is a check for the existence of an already installed Apache Tomcat which has the service name set to “InfactTomcat6”.html page is used by the Infact Tool to initially add some important data to the Infact database that makes the Infact tool work. However. it also tries to remove all MySQL installations on the computer! Not only the MySQL installation made by the wizard. try loading the above page one more time. and there already exists a service called “InfactTomcat6”.html The init. For example. OBSERVE! The installation wizard creates a program folder in the Windows start-menu called “infact<currentversion>”. Will uninstall infact if used. for some reason.Will start a web browser and try loading the infact login page if used. However. the installation wizard will abort. with the current version of the installation wizard and an already installed MySQL: Install the Infact Tool with the wizard. . DON’T STOP IT from finishing loading the following page: http://localhost:<portnumber>/infact/init. needed for the installation. If you try to reinstall over an already installed Infact tool. have stopped the Internet Explorer window before it has finished loading the above page. The infact login page is normally located here after installation: http://localhost:<portnumber>/infact - OBSERVE! The installation wizard Uninstall considerations .Shortcut to the uninstaller of the wizard. If you. The uninstall process removes all the Infact components previously installed with the wizard. OBSERVE! The installation wizard ends with starting up the built in Internet Explorer of the Windows computer currently used by the installation. are ALWAYS installed as new components/services.

If you decide to uninstall the Infact tool after using this wizard for installing. The copied/backuped Infact published folder and MySQL backup file could only be manually restored. The uninstaller will create a database backup file named “Infact-some-date. there is no automatic function during an installation that checks for the existence of the backuped files and tries to restore them. .sql” to the folder “infact after uninstall files” in the Infact tool’s root install folder. be aware of the following things:      The uninstaller will copy what’s currently stored in the Infact tool’s published folder to the folder “infact after uninstall files” in the Infact tool’s root install folder. At the moment. If you have added some extra databases to the Infact tool’s MySQL database they will not be backuped when running the uninstall. If you have added some extra web applications to the Infact tool’s Apache Tomcat they will not be backuped when running the uninstall.