This article describes a step by step guide of a new GpsGate installation. We assume the installation is done in a clean Windows environment.
Before you start the installation, be sure that you have the necessary hardware & software:
Read GpsGate requirements.
Read Prepare your Windows Server for a GpsGate installation.
1. GpsGate installation wizard
Download the latest installer. Execute the installer with a user with administrative privileges.
Click Next to get started.
2. My-SQL database download and installation
Select MySQL as the database (MS SQL is not covered in this guide).
If MySQL is not installed, you will get the following message.
Click on OK to continue.
After MySQL has been downloaded, the MySQL installer starts.
Read the end-user license agreement.
Check "I accept..." and click Next to continue.
Choose the setup type, Typical is recommended. Only select Custom if you want to customize your database parameters according to your organizational needs. (This guide covers the default setup).
You are now ready to install the database.
A few MySQL installer screens are presented.
This completes the server setup wizard.
Check "Launch the MySQL Instance Configuration Wizard"
The Instance Configuration Wizard is launched.
The Standard Configuration is recommended. Only select Detailed Configuration if you want to customize your database parameters according to your organizational needs.
Select Standard Configuration and click Next.
Leave the default parameters for the Windows options.
Set security options.
Enter a new root password.
(Save it in a safe location, you will need it later for the MySQL database setup)
Once these settings have been applied you will see the following screen.
Click Finish to complete the wizard.
3. MySQL database setup
Now that the Database is installed, the GpsGate installation continues.
A popup to download the MySQL ODBC connector will be displayed.
The MySQL Connector Wizard is started.
Read the license agreement.
Select "I accept..." and click Next to continue.
The recommended setup type is Typical. Only select Complete or Custom if you want to customize your database parameters according to your organizational needs.
Select Typical and click Next.
You are now ready to install the connector.
The database connector installation is now done and you are back in the main wizard.
Use the default settings for the database setup.
Use the Database Password you entered in the previous step.
If you haven't installed Java SE Runtime Environment, you'll be asked to do so.
The Java installation wizard is started.
Java installation is done.
Click on Close to exit the wizard.
4. Java JRE setup
You are now back in the GpsGate installer again.
5. Setup paths
Here you define IIS and installation path settings. Use the default values.
6. Copy files
The next step is to copy files and start the service.
Once the installation has finished, click Next to continue.
The installer is now finished, the rest of the setup process will be done with your default browser.
Click Finish to go to your default browser and complete your setup.
Next Step, GpsGate Server setup
Finish your GpsGate server setup in the browser: creating your first admin user and application.