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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 Visual C++ Runtime Libraries
  • Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
  • Microsoft SQL Server® 2017 Express CU19 64-bit (ADS only)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.7.2
  • Microsoft .NET 6.0.6
  • Server at Release 12.0.50
  • Metasys UI Release 6.0.50
  • Monitoring and Commanding API
  • Launcher 2.0
  • Metasys Advanced Reporting System (ADX only, optional)
  • Software Manager Release 3.0
  • Metasys system databases
  • SQL Server software (full version)
  • SQL Server Management Studio
  • Metasys for Validated Environments (MVE) for ADX
  • Metasys Export Utility for ADS and ADX
  • Metasys Database Manager
  • Site Management Portal (SMP)
  • Johnson Controls System Configuration Tool (JCT)
  • System Configuration Tool (SCT)
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.

Refer to the respective installation or upgrade tables for the steps to manually install .NET Framework 3.5.

The following table lists the third-party components installed with the Metasys Server setup at Release 12.0.50.
Table 2. Third-party components installed with the Metasys Server setup
Third-party component Brief description
Erlang OTP 23.2 (11.1.4) A required component for RabbitMQ functionality.
RabbitMQ Server 3.8.16 RabbitMQ is a service bus used to send notification messages to other services and is used for inter-process communication (messages) on the server.
IP Address and Domain Restrictions IIS module that applies rate limiting to Metasys API calls. This module and settings do not apply to SMP or Metasys UI.
GraphDB GraphDB stores a portion of the Metasys site's configuration data to improve data querying.