Performing an evaluation installation on Windows

When performing a fresh installation of BigFix Server Version 10, you can either perform an evaluation installation or a production installation.

To install a BigFix server with an evaluation license, perform the following steps:

  1. On the computer where you want to install the BigFix server, run the BigFix Installation Generator.
  2. Select Evaluation.

  3. After accepting the terms in the license agreement, select Express.

    After choosing the Express option, if no supported SQL Server instance is found on the local computer, the followig error message is displayed:

  4. Request an evaluation license certificate file. To obtain it, you must enter all data required such as the domain name server and port of the server on which you are installing:

    Click Set Proxy to configure a proxy, if needed.

  5. Click Request to proceed with the evaluation installation on this server.
  6. Wait while the server is installed, the database is successfully initialized, and the client is installed.
  7. Click Finish to close the BigFix Installation Generator - InstallShield Wizard.