INSTALLATION AND

CONFIGURATION GUIDE
Version 2016

SoftALM Installation & Configuration Guide

Contents
Installation Steps .............................................................................................................................. 2
Enter Customer Information ......................................................................................................... 3
Configure HTTP Port ...................................................................................................................... 4
Create Default User....................................................................................................................... 5
Setup Database ............................................................................................................................. 6
Files and SQL Scripts auto-execution ............................................................................................. 7
Installation Done .......................................................................................................................... 8
Accessing SoftALM ............................................................................................................................ 9
Contact ........................................................................................................................................... 10

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Installation Steps
These instructions will guide you through the process of installing SoftALM on Windows
Server:
1. Login as Administrator or a user having Administrator permissions.
2. Locate the installer file. It is named “SoftALM.exe”.
3. Double-click the file. The installation will now start.
4. By default, the software will be installed in the system folder where the installer file
is present. The file’s folder path is shown. It cannot be changed.
5. Check the “I agree to the License terms and conditions” option and click Next.

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Enter Customer Information
6. Now enter user name and organization (as applicable). Enter the Serial (Product
Key) provided by SoftALM support. Click Next.

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Configure HTTP Port
7. Enter the HTTP port number on which the SoftALM IIS website is be created.
Example: http://192.168.1.1.10:8001 . Port numbers between 0 – 65535 can be
used, but some of these ports are public. Click Next.

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Create Default User
8. A default user profile can be created during installation. Once installed, use this
profile to access the system. Enter the first name and last name of the user.
9. Enter the email address of the user. It will be set as the login ID of the user for
SoftALM. Click Next.

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Setup Database
10. Enter the IP address\Hostname. Example: 192.168.1.1 or Hostname\SQLEXPRESS.
Then enter the name of the database to be created for SoftALM’s data.
11. The SQL Server user entered here must have permissions to create database on that
server.
12. Click Install to start the installation process or click the Back button to return to
previous pages to change your installation options.

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Files and SQL Scripts auto-execution
13. There is no need to execute SQL scripts manually. During installation, SoftALM files
and scripts are automatically installed and executed.
Note: If the installer window is closed at this point, all SoftALM files and database changes
will be rolled back.

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Installation Done
14. Click Finish to complete the installation.

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Accessing SoftALM
Once installed, you can access SoftALM as follows:

Open Google Chrome.
Enter the server URL on which SoftALM was installed.
Format: http://server IP address: port number
Example: http://192.168.1.1:8001


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If the server URL is correct, the SoftALM Login screen will be displayed.
Enter User id as entered during installation and password to start using SoftALM.

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Contact
For queries or any issues with the installation, email SoftALM Support at
support@jambuster.in

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