GpsGate installation

This article describes a step by step guide of a new GpsGate installation. We assume the installation using a clean Windows environment. The installation will be performed using the default settings.  

Before you start installation, be sure that you have the necessary hardware & software:

Read GpsGate requirements.

Read Prepare your Windows Server for a GpsGate installation.

Installation

1. GpsGate installation wizard

Download the latest installer. Execute the installer with a user with administrative privileges.

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2. My-SQL database download and installation

Select My-SQL as a default database system (recommended). Microsoft SQL is not covered in this guide.

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As My-SQL is not yet installed, you'll see an error message. Click on OK to continue.

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After My-SQL has been downloaded, click on Next.

Read the user agreement and click on "I accept..." and then Next to continue.

Select Typical installation.

Note: select Custom if you need to customize your database parameters according to your organizational needs. As mentioned earlier, in this guide we will cover the default settings.

Click on Install to begin the database installation.

Now a few My-SQL installer screens will show up. Click on Next.

Click on Next.

Click on Finish.

Click on Next.

Select Standard Configuration.

Note: select Detailed Configuration if you need to customize your database parameters according to your organizational needs. As mentioned earlier, in this guide we will cover the default settings.

Leave the default parameters and click Next.

Type a root user password of your database. This password is important.

Save it and keep it in a safe location (you'll need this password in step 3 for MySQL database setup).

Click on Next.

In this screen, click on Execute.

Once these settings have been applied, click on Finish.

3. MySQL database setup

Now that the Database is installed, you'll continue with GpsGate installation. Click Next.

A warning about the lack of the ODBC connector will be displayed. Click on OK to begin its installation.

Click on Next.

Accept the terms by clicking on Next.

Select Typical and click on Next.

Click on Install.

The database connector installation is now done.

Back again to the main wizard, click on Next.

Type the database password you chose earlier and click Next.

If you haven't installed Java SE Runtime Environment, you'll be asked to do so.

Click on Install.

Java installation is done. Click on Close.

4. Jave JRE setup

Back to the installer click on Next to continue GpsGate installation.

5. Setup paths

Here you can define IIS and installation path settings. Click on Next to start the installation.

6. Copy files

Once the file installation has finished, click on Next to continue.

Click on Finish. The rest of the setup process will take place using your default browser.

Next Step

Finish your GpsGate server setup in the browser: creating your first admin user and application.