Installing a server with local database

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 a production license, perform the following steps:

  1. On the computer where you want to install the BigFix server, run the BigFix Server - InstallShield Wizard.
  2. Select the features that you want to install.

  3. During the server installation, select Single or Master Database as database replication.

  4. Select Use Local Database as the type of database.

  5. After choosing the Use Local Database option, if no supported SQL Server instance is found on the local computer, the followig error message is displayed:

  6. The set up shows you the destination folder where it installs:
    1. The BigFix Server.
    2. The Web server wwwroot folder.
    3. The Web Reports wwwroot folder.
  7. Specify the type of user that will run the Web Reports services, either a custom user or the LocalSystem user.

  8. If you choose to specify a custom user, you can enter the credentials of an existing Windows user, or enter the information needed to create a new user during the installation:

  9. Review all the installation information displayed and click Next.