Installing in Evaluation mode

This topic explains the installation process for Track-It! by using an existing or a new database server in Evaluation mode. Evaluation mode is a ready-to-use version with sample data that requires minimal user interaction during installation. Evaluation mode comes with a 30 day evaluation license. Before you begin the installation, ensure that all the prerequisites are met. For more information, see Preparing for installation.

Note

When installing Track-It! in Evaluation mode, by default, BMC Client Management is also installed.

The following topics are provided:

To perform the installation by using an existing database server

  1. As an administrator, log on to the system where you want to install Track-It!
  2. Click here to download the installer file to a preferred location.
  3. Double-click the installer to extract the installation files.
    By default, the extraction location is C:\Program Files (x86)\Track-It! <version number> Setup.
  4. In the Track-It! versionNumber Setup page, click Next.
  5. To begin the installation, in the Track-It! dialog box, click Yes.
  6. (Optional) If you want to install Track-It! in a language other than English, click the down arrow and select a language.
  7. On the Welcome to the setup wizard for Track-It! page, click Next.
  8. On the License Agreement page, click Yes.
  9. On the Setup Type page, select the Evaluation mode and click Next.
  10. On the Database Server page, select the Use existing SQL Server option.
  11. On the Create New Database page, enter the server details:
    1. In the SQL Server Name field, enter the server name.
    2. In the Database Name field, enter a database name.
    3. To enable server to dynamically select a port, select the Dynamically determine port check box.
      By default, the port 80 is used.
    4. (Optional) If you clear the Dynamically determine port check box, in the Port Number field, enter a custom port value.
    5. In the Administration Login section, select one of the following options and click Next:
      • If you select SQL Server authentication option, in the User Name field, enter sa.
        The sa user can login using the default password.
      • If you select Windows Authentication option, enter your Windows account credentials.
    6. Click Next.
  12. On the Track-It! Admin Password page, enter and confirm a password for the Track-It! database administrator user (_SMSYSADMIN_), and click Next.
    This Track-It! database user is granted the database administrative privileges.

  13. On the Start Copying Files page, review your settings and click Next to start the installation process.
    The installation process might take some time.

    Note

    After Track-It! is installed successfully, you must restart you server.

  14. On the next page, make a note of your login credentials, select the I acknowledge and understand this check box and click Next.
  15. On the Thank you for choosing Track-It! page, select the URL check box to launch Track-It! and click Finish.
  16. After the login for the first time, you must change your password.

To perform the installation by using a new database server

  1. As an administrator, log on to the system where you want to install Track-It!
  2. Click here to download the installer file to a preferred location.
  3. Double-click the installer to extract the installation files.
    By default, the extraction location is C:\Program Files (x86)\Track-It! <version number> Setup.
  4. In the Track-It! versionNumber Setup page, click Next.
  5. To begin the installation, in the Track-It! dialog box, click Yes.
  6. If you want to install Track-It! in a language other than English, click the down arrow and select a language.
  7. On the Welcome to the setup wizard for Track-It! page, click Next.
  8. On the License Agreement page, click Yes.
  9. On the Setup Type page, select the Evaluation mode and click Next.
  10. On the Database Server page, select the  Download and install Microsoft SQL Express 2012 with Advanced Services option
    Ensure that you have a minimum of 2 GB space on your hard drive. Also, you must have an internet connection on your server to download the Microsoft SQL Express setup.
  11. After the server set up is downloaded, on the SQL Express Admin User password page, enter a password for your SQL Express instance, confirm the password, and click Next.
    The Microsoft SQL Express installation might take some time. The same password is used for the Track-It! database administrator user (_SMSYSADMIN_). This Track-It! database user is granted the database administrative privileges.
  12. On the Start Copying Files page, review your settings and if you are satisfied with the settings, click Next to start the installation process.
    The installation process might take some time.

    Note

    After Track-It! is installed successfully, you must restart your server.

  13. On the next page, make a note of your login credentials, select the I acknowledge and understand this check box and click Next.
  14. On the Thank you for choosing Track-It! page, select the required URL check box to launch Track-It! and click Finish
  15. After the login for the first time, you must change your password.

Related topics

Installing

Installing in Standard mode

Configuring after installing

Uninstalling Track-It!

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