Installation of the BizDataX Portal is performed using the BizDataX Portal Setup application.
|Table of contents
|Permissions and BizDataX Portal database logins
|Accessing the BizDataX Portal
|Update to a newer version
Start BizDataXPortalSetup.msi and select Install. The installation welcome screen will be displayed. Click Next to proceed.
Figure 1: BizDataX Portal installation welcome screen
Optionally configure installation location and click Next.
Figure 2: Choose the installation folder
Configure your user authentication. Enter the username and password of your currently logged-in Windows user. This can be found under Start->Settings->Accounts.
Figure 3: Add a user for the BizDataX Jobs Windows service
After the credentials have been entered, press the Check credentials button, after which a message will be displayed allowing you to proceed to the next step.
Figure 4: Check if credentials are valid
Verify the connection string to your database is correct. In case it is not correct, it can be edited by pressing the Change database connection button.
Figure 5: Database connection string configuration
Default data string parameters such as the data source, the server name, authentication method and database name can be changed. After you have made your changes, press the Test connection button to ensure it is correct. Press OK to be returned to the previous screen, and then click Next.
Figure 6: Change database connection
Click Install to start the installation.
Figure 7: Installation is ready to start
Figure 8: Installation progress
Default BizDataX NuGet packages source is:
https://nuget.bizdatax.com/nuget. If needed, the source can be changed by writting different source.
Figure 9: Select NuGet packages to download and install
Figure 10: Installation in progress
Click Finish to finish the installation.
Figure 11: Installation finished
Restart system for the configuration changes to take effect.
Figure 12: Restart information
Note: The connection string for the Portal database can be changed by editing the Web.config file in the BizDataX destination folder:
<add name="BizDataXPortalConnection" connectionstring="Data Source=(local);Initial Catalog=BizDataXPortal;Integrated Security=True" providername="System.Data.SqlClient"></add>
Installation user account must be in the local computer's
Administrators group and must have
create database permissions on the SQL Server (to install the BizDataX Portal database, which happens on the first BizDataX Portal start).
In SSMS, make sure that the following logins are created:
After the installation is complete and database logins are set, BizDataX Portal can be accessed via the desktop shortcut or in the web browser via the following link: http://localhost:9000.
The update to the newer version includes uninstalling the BizDataX Portal in the Control Panel and installing the new version using the new BizDataXPortalSetup.ms installation file. Machine restart will be required in both uninstall and install processes.
Note that NuGet packages must also be updated.
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