arcserve-KB : Installing the CA XOsoft r12.5 Control Service

Last Update: 2015-12-15 22:04:49 UTC


XOSOFT Replication: 12.5
Last Modified Date:    06/04/2009
Document ID:    TEC489950


This document details the process of installing the CA XOsoft r12.5 Control Service


  1. Decompress the Installation Files and copy them to a local directory on the host which you are going to install the CA XOsoft r12.5 Control Service.
  2. Browse to the directory with the CA XOsoft r12.5 Installation Files and open the 'Install' Directory.
  3. Run SETUP.EXE to launch the 'CA XOsoft r12.5 Product Installation Browser'

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  6. Browse for the Language to be used for the installation, then 'click' 'OK'

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  7. You will be prompted to allow XOsoft to install 'Microsoft SQL Server Native Client' and 'Microsoft ASP .NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions 1.0'. 'Click' 'INSTALL'

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  8. After the installation of the 'Microsoft SQL Server Native Client' and 'Microsoft ASP .NET 2.0 AJAX Extensions 1.0' is completed, you will be prompted to install the CA XOsoft r12.5 Control Service. 'Click' 'NEXT'

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  9. Review the terms of the CA XOsoft r12.5 License Agreement (EULA). (There is a button available to print a copy of the EULA). Select the 'I accept the terms in the license agreement' radio button, then 'click' 'NEXT'

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  10. Enter the 'User name' and 'Company Name' in the CUSTOMER INFORMATION SCREEN. Then 'click' 'NEXT'

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  11. In the DESTINATION FOLDER screen, you can choose the directory in which you would like to install the CA XOsoft r12.5 Control Service. Select the CHANGE button to browse to the directory of your choice.
  12. When done, 'click' 'NEXT

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  13. In the SSL CONFIGURATION screen, you can choose to configure the Control Service to use SSL. To do so, you will need to select the 'Use SSL Configuration' checkbox, then specify the SSL Port. You will then need to select the appropriate radio button for '*.CER or *.PFX certificate files and specify the path to the file. You can also select the 'Self-signed Certificate option. You can choose to not enable SSL as well, if you prefer.
  14. When completed, select 'NEXT'

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  15. In the SERVICE LOGON INFORMATION screen, you can choose the service account you want to assign to the CA XOsoft Control Service. You can choose to assign 'Local System' or you can assign either a Local or Domain user account. After assigning the account to be used for the CA XOsoft Control Service, 'click' 'NEXT'

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  16. In the CONTROL SERVICE ROLE you can choose to configure High Availability for the Control Service. By selecting the 'Allow the Active Control Service to switch roles with a Standby Control Service' you can define this Control Service host to integrate with other Control Service hosts. Select the appropriate radio button to enable this Control Service as the 'Active Control Service' or the 'Standby Control Service'.

    • NOTE: There should only be one active Control Service. The first Control Service in the environment should be set as the Active Control Service. All additional Control Service Hosts should be configured as 'Standby Control Service'.
  17. Select 'NEXT'

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  18. At the 'Ready to Install the Program' screen 'click' 'INSTALL'

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  19. When installation is completed, 'click' 'FINISH'

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  20. You can now choose to install additional CA XOsoft r12.5 components using the CA XOsoft Installation Browser.
  21. When you are done, select 'EXIT'
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