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Metasys Server Installation and Upgrade Instructions

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Metasys Server
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Installation Guide
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The Metasys Server setup is a comprehensive utility that installs the Metasys Server, third-party components required by the Metasys Server software, and many of the Microsoft® Windows® components required by the Metasys system. The following tables list the components installed by the Metasys Server installer, unless already present. For the software listed under the Components and Products NOT Installed column, use the respective installation programs to add those components and applications.

Table 1. Components Installed and Not Installed by the Metasys Server

Windows® Components Installed

Metasys Products Installed

Components and Products NOT Installed

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2
  • Microsoft Visual C++ Runtime Libraries
  • Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
  • Microsoft SQL Server® 2017 Express CU17 64-bit (ADS only)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
  • Application and Data Server (ADS) or Extended Application and Data Server (ADX) at Release 11.0
  • Metasys UI Release 5.0
  • Monitoring and Commanding API
  • Launcher 2.0
  • Metasys Advanced Reporting System (ADX only)
  • Software Manager Release 3.0
  • Metasys system databases
  • SQL Server software (full version)
  • SQL Server Management Studio Express
  • System Configuration Tool (SCT)
  • Metasys for Validated Environments (MVE)
  • Energy Essentials
  • Metasys Export Utility
  • Metasys Database Manager
Note: The Metasys Server setup attempts to install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1 component. If the computer on which you are installing the Metasys Server software does not have access to Windows Updates, the installation of this component fails. In this case, install .NET Framework 3.5.1 manually.

The following table lists the third-party components installed with the Metasys Server Setup at Release 11.0.

Table 2. Third-Party Components Installed with the Metasys Server Setup
Third-Party Component Brief Description

Erlang OTP 20 (9.0)

A required component for RabbitMQ functionality.

RabbitMQ Server 3.7.3

RabbitMQ is a service bus used to send notification messages to other services and is used for inter-process communication (messages) on the server.

Set Rate Limits

IIS module that applies rate limiting to Metasys API calls. This module and settings do not apply to SMP or MUI.