arcserve-KB : arcserve Central Application Installation.

Last Update: 2016-04-21 12:34:01 UTC
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Title:  CA ARCserve Central Application Installation.


This document explains how to install the CA ARCserve Central Application. This includes the Installation of all the four components in the CA ARCserve Central Application.

  1. CA ARCserve Central Protection Manager
  2. CA ARCserve Central Reporting
  3. CA ARCserve Central Host-Based VM Backup
  4. CA ARCserve Central Virtual Standby


To install CA ARCserve Central Application

Click on the CA ARCserve Central Application the setup file.

The installation package extracts its contents to your computer and then the Prerequisite Components dialog opens.

Click Install on the Prerequisites Components dialog.

Note: The Prerequisite Components dialog opens only if Setup does not detect that the required prerequisite components are installed on your computer.

After Setup installs the prerequisite components, the License Agreement dialog opens.

Figure 1

Complete the required options on the License Agreement dialog and click Next.

Figure 2

The Configuration dialog opens.

On the Configuration dialog, complete the following:

  • Components - Specify the applications that you want to install.

    Note: If you are installing this application using the suite installation package, you can install multiple applications.
  • Location - Accept the default installation location or click Browse to specify an alternative installation location. The default location is as follows:

    C:\Program Files\CA\ARCserve Central Applications
  • Disk Information-- Verify that your hard drive has sufficient free disk space to install the applications.
  • Windows Administrator Name--Specify the user name of the Windows Administrator account using the following syntax:

    Domain\User Name
  • Password - Specify the password for the user account.
  • Specify Port Number - Specify the port number that you want to use to communicate with the web-based user interface. As a best practice, you should accept the default port number.

    The default port number is as follows:

    Note: If you want to specify an alternative port number, the available port numbers are from 1024 through 65535. Before you specify an alternative port number, verify that the specified port number is free and available for use. Setup prevents you from installing the application using a port that is not available for use.
  • Use HTTPS for web communication - Specify to use HTTPS communication for data transmission. By default, this is not selected.

    Note: HTTPS (secure) communication provides a higher level of security than HTTP communication. HTTPS is recommended communication protocol if you transmit confidential information in your network.
  • Allow Setup to register CA ARCserve Central Applications services and programs to the Windows Firewall as exceptions - Verify that the check box next to this option is selected. Firewall exceptions are required if you want to configure and manage CA ARCserve Central Applications from remote computers.

    Note: For local users, you do not need to register firewall exceptions.

    Click Next.

    The Database Settings dialog opens.

    Figure 3

    On the Database Settings dialog, click the drop-down list next to Choose a database type and specify one of the following.
  • CA ARCserve Central Applications Default Database
  • Microsoft SQL Server

    After you specify a type of database, the required options for the specified database appear on the Database Settings dialog.

    Figure 4

    Do one of the following:
  • ARCserve Central Applications Default Database - Complete the following fields on the Database Settings dialog:
  • Specify the Installation Path - Specify the location where you want to install the CA ARCserve Central Applications default database. You can accept the default path or specify an alternative path.
  • Specify the Data File Path - Specify the location where you want to install the data file for the CA ARCserve Central Applications default database. You can accept the default path or specify an alternative path.

    Note: The CA ARCserve Central Applications default database does not support remote communication. Therefore, install the default database and the data file on the computer where you are installing the application

    Figure 5

    Microsoft SQL Server Databases - Complete the following fields on the Database Settings dialog:
  • SQL Server Type - Specify the type of communication that the application is to use to communicate with the SQL Server database.

    Local: Specify Local when the application and SQL Server are installed on the same computer.
    Remote: Specify Remote when the application and SQL Server are installed on different computers.
  • SQL Server Name - If the SQL Server Type specified is Remote, specify the remote SQL Server name. If the SQL Server is used locally, select the server from the drop-down list.
  • Security - Specify the type of credentials that you want to use to authenticate with SQL Server.

    Use Windows Security - Specify Use Windows Security to authenticate using your Windows credentials.

    Use SQL Server Security - Specify Use SQL Server Security to authenticate using SQL Server credentials. Then specify the Login ID and Password for the SQL Server account.
  • Overwrite existing database - Specify Overwrite database if you want to allow Setup to detect and overwrite existing CA ARCserve Central Applications database.

    Click Install.

    Figure 6

    Installation Progress Tab showing the CA License Installing.

    Figure 7 

    On this configuration screen all the default log credentials are applied.

    Note: Have an option to configure this later to. if in case you select the Option ' I Will Configure it Later the Input dialogue screen will grayed out'.

    Figure 8

    Click on Finish and exit out from the Installation Wizard.

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