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Running the Siebel Analytics Installation Wizard Under Windows

The Siebel Analytics software uses a standard Windows installation program (setup.exe) for installation.

CAUTION:  If you reinstall the Siebel Analytics software in the same location as a previous installation, make sure that the installation folder and the data folder are not shared.

In general, the process of installing the Siebel Analytics software in Windows consists of:

CAUTION:  Make sure you have uninstalled any previous installations of Siebel Analytics. See Removing or Upgrading Siebel Analytics Software on Windows.

To run the Siebel Analytics installation wizard under Windows

  1. Access the installation files, and then run the program setup.exe.
  2. The installation wizard window appears and prompts you through each screen. To continue to the next screen, click Next. To return to a previous screen, click Back.
    Your Action
    Click Next.
    License Agreement
    Select "I accept..." and click Next.
    License File
    The License file is an XML file corresponding to the installation type you are licensed for. This file is emailed to you, or installed on your corporate server.
    Select the appropriate XML file in the License File screen. Click Next.
    For more information about application licensing, see About Siebel Analytics Applications Licensing.
    Installation Directories
    To accept the default installation (to the C:\ drive), click Next.
    To change the default (recommended), click browse and establish the installation path, then click Next.
    Setup Type
    The typical choices are:
    Complete Suite (all of the following)
    Siebel Analytics Server
    • Siebel Analytics Server
    • Siebel Analytics Server Administration Tool
    • Siebel Analytics Clustering Server
    • Siebel Analytics Scheduler
    Siebel Analytics Web Server
    • Siebel Analytics Web (including Corda PopChart)
    • Siebel Analytics Web Proxy
    • Siebel Analytics Catalog Manager
    Siebel Analytics Client Tools
    • Siebel Analytics Clients (nqcmd.exe and nqclient.exe)
    • Siebel Analytics ODBC Driver
    • Siebel Analytics Catalog Manager
    • Siebel Analytics Server Administration Tool
    Data Warehouse
    • Siebel Data Warehouse
    • Data Warehouse Application Console
    Custom (only for use by experienced Administrators)
    Note that the setup type you choose affects the number and type of screens that subsequently appear. See Notes on Your Installer Choices.
    For the purpose of this procedure, it is assumed that you have selected Complete Suite.
    Click Next.
    Prerequisite Check
    Select one or more database clients to be used to connect the Siebel Analytics Server to the relational database.
    The choices are:
    • Microsoft SQL Server
    • IBM DB2 Client
    • Oracle Client
    Click Next.
    Service Start Type
    Choose whether these Siebel Analytics Services will start automatically at machine startup time, or will need to be started manually:
    • Analytics Server (default is Automatic)
    • Analytics Scheduler (default is Manual)
    • Analytics Cluster (default is Manual)
    • Analytics Web (default is Automatic)
    Click Next.
    Selection Error Message Language
    The error messages from the Siebel Analytics Server are in one language only. Typically, these are relational server-side messages only.
    The Siebel Analytics Administrator can choose which language to display these messages in. The default is English. Click Next.
    Cache Size
    Choose the disk space to be allotted to the Siebel Analytics Server cache. Accept the cache size of 256 MB or enter a different size. (The size can be changed later in the NQSConfig.INI file.) Click Next.
    Analytics Cluster Server Account Name
    The Windows server account name that each of the servers should run under. This account name should be the same on all clustered servers.
    Accept the default (LocalSystem), or specify the account name (in the format domain\user) and the password. Click Next.
    Scheduler Server Name
    The default is the name of the machine on which Analytics Scheduler is being installed. If the Scheduler will run on the same machine as the Analytics Web Server, leave this field blank. Click Next.
    Siebel Data Warehouse Components
    Choose any or all of the following components:
    • Application Console Server
    • Application Console Client
    • Application Console Client Utilities
    Click Next.
    Note that selecting these components requires that Java SDK 1.4.1 or higher be installed on your installation machine.
    Placeholder screen appearing while the installer accepts all the choices you have made. Click Next.
    Summary Information (pre-installation)
    A list of all the features you have chosen, and the directory where they will be installed. You should read this information to confirm it is correct. Click Next.
    Placeholder screen that appears while the installer installs all the features you have selected. Click Next when done.
    Summary Information (post-installation)
    Acknowledgement that the installation wizard has finished installing Siebel Analytics. Click Next.
    Restart Computer
    Choose whether or not to immediately restart your computer and click Finish.
    If you click Yes, the computer will shut down and restart.
    If you click No, you will need to restart the computer before you use Siebel Analytics.

    NOTE:  If you are installing Siebel Analytics applications, the repository is created according to the application you have purchased. See About Siebel Analytics Applications Licensing.

  3. Proceed to Initializing the Siebel Analytics Installation.

 Siebel Analytics Installation and Configuration Guide, Version 7.7, Rev. A 
 Published: 11 March 2004