GUI Installation

To install CABI 6.4.3 using GUI installer:
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Installing CABI 6.4.3 Using GUI Installer on Windows or Linux:
 
To install CABI 6.4.3 using GUI installer:
 
  1. Copy the CABI media locally to the server.
  2. Unzip the CABI media and run 
    setup.bat
     (Windows) or 
    setup.sh
     (Linux) from the base directory by double-clicking the file or executing from a prompt.
    The CA Business Intelligence 6.4.3 installer screen appears.
  3. Select 
    English
     as preferred language and click 
    Next
    . (Currently, English is the only supported language for the installer). 
  4. The Installation Prerequisites screen appears. The prerequisites screen displays the results of a system check that is performed by the installer to validate if installation requirements are met (see the table for more information). The prerequisites within the Mandatory section must pass or the installation does not continue. The information within the Recommended & Optional section are informational and the installation might continue, but you are encouraged to resolve any warning notifications. Click 
    Next
    .
  5. The Introduction screen appears. Click 
    Next
     on the Introduction screen.
  6. The License Agreement screen appears. Scroll to read the license agreement terms and conditions and select the 'I accept the terms of the License Agreement' option. Click 
    Next
    .
  7. The Installation Folder screen appears. Specify the Installation Directory for CABI, then click 
    Next
    .The default installation folder is 
    C:/Program Files/CA/SC/CA Business Intelligence
    , however this might be modified based on preference. Ensure that the file system has adequate space (refer to the System Requirements for CABI section). For Linux, the default path is 
    /opt/CA/SharedComponents/CA Business Intelligence
    .
  8. The Server Installation Type screen appears. Select 
    Install with default components 
    or 
    Custom install
    . Select 
    Install with default components
     to install Apache Tomcat 8.0.43 and PostgreSQL 9.4.9 as the supporting application server and database for CABI. Click 
    Next
    .
    If a different database type (ex. MySQL, SQL Server) or version is preferred, select 
    Custom Install
    . Similarly, if a different version of Apache Tomcat is required, select 
    Custom Install
    . In subsequent steps, the location and/or connection information about one or both of these pre-installed components must be provided. If a custom install is preferred, select 
    Custom Install
    , then click 
    Next 
    (skip to section Custom Installation below to continue).
Default Components Installation:
 
If you have selected "Install with default components" then:
 
  1. The Tomcat Port Configuration screen appears. Review the default Tomcat server port, shutdown port, and AJP port. Modify these port values if preferred. The installer also alerts you if one of these ports is in use. Click 
    Next
    .
  2. The PostgreSQL Database Server Parameters screen appears. Provide the preferred port and admin username/password for the PostgreSQL database, which is installed as part of the CABI installation. The default postgres port is 5432, and the default username is postgres. The admin password must contain at least eight characters, including at least one uppercase, lowercase, number, and special character. Click 
    Next
    .
  3. The Install Sample Databases screen appears. Select Yes if you would like to install Jaspersoft sample databases and reports that may be useful for evaluating CABI features. Click 
    Next
    .
  4. The Database values screen appears. Provide a name for the CABI database (default is jasperserver). Additionally, if you selected to install sample databases, review the default names for these databases and modify if desired.  Database names might consist of alphanumerics and the underscore character. Click 
    Next
    .
  5. The Ready To Install screen appears. Review your installation selections, then click 
    Install
    .
  6. The installation begins.
  7. When the installation is complete, select the 
    Start CABI JasperReports Server and Launch web portal
     checkbox to start the CABI Tomcat service and automatically launch the CABI Web browser UI. Also, if installation error were encountered, review the installation log at the specified location.
Custom Installation
 
If you have selected "custom install" then:
 
  1. The Application Server screen appears. Choose Bundled Tomcat to have Tomcat (version 8.0.43) installed with CABI. Choose Existing Tomcat if you prefer to have CABI installed against an existing Tomcat application server already present on your system.
     Click Next. 
    1.  
      For Bundled Tomcat: 
      The Tomcat Port Configuration screen appears. Review the default Tomcat server port, shutdown port, and AJP port. Modify these port values if preferred. The installer also alerts you if one of these ports is in use. Click 
      Next
      .
    2.  
      For Existing Tomcat: 
      The Existing Tomcat details screen appears. You can select the Tomcat home directory by selecting the Choose button. Review the default Web App Name and modify this value as preferred. Click 
      Next
      .
  2. The database installation screen appears. You can select to use the bundled PostgreSQL database, which installs PostgreSQL along with CABI and serve as its database.  Alternatively, you can choose to use an existing database for your CABI installation, which can also be an alternative type (MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle):
    1.  
      Bundled PostgresSQL database:
      The Postgres Database Server Parameters screen appears. Provide the preferred port and admin username/password for the postgres database, which is installed as part of the CABI installation. The default postgres port is 5432, and the default username is postgres. The admin password must contain at least 8 characters, including at least one uppercase, lowercase, number, and special character.  Click 
      Next
      .
    2.  
      Existing database:
      The Existing Database Details screen appears. Provide the database connection details:
      1. Select
         type of database
        :Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, or MSSQL
      2. Default values for hostname, port number, and username is provided when the database type is selected.  Modify these values with correct connection information and provide a password to authenticate.
        Database Type
        Host name
        Port
        Username
        MySQL
        localhost
        3306
        root
        MSSQL
        localhost
        1433
        sa
        Oracle
        localhost
        1521
        system
        postgres
        localhost
        5432
        postgres
        For Oracle database, the default value for SID is ORCL.
         
        (Optional) Enable Windows authentication for MSSQL:
         
        Select the checkbox against the Port field to enable Windows authentication for MSSQL and provide username and password. 
      3. You can 
        make the same user owner of the repository
         by checking the box. Alternatively, you can also create a new database user account specifically for CABI. This is the account that is used by the CABI application to connect to its database. If you would like to define a new database user account, leave the box unchecked and click 
        Next
        .
      4.  The Repository User Details screen appears. Enter a username and password to create a new user, then click 
        Next
        .
  3. The Install Sample Databases screen appears. Select Yes if you would like to install Jaspersoft sample databases and reports that might be useful for evaluating CABI features. Click 
    Next
    .
  4. The Database values screen appears. Provide a name for the CABI database (default is jasperserver). Also, if you selected to install sample databases, review the default names for these databases and modify if desired.  Database names might consist of alphanumerics and the underscore character. Click 
    Next
    .
  5. The Ready To Install screen appears. Review your installation selections, then click 
    Install
    .
  6. The installation begins.
  7. When the installation is complete, select the 
    Start CABI JasperReports Server and Launch web portal
     checkbox to start the CABI Tomcat service and automatically launch the CABI Web browser UI. Also, if installation error were encountered, review the installation log at the specified location.
Set up Windows Authentication (MSSQL Server Windows Authentication Only)
If you are using Microsoft SQL Server with Windows authentication, CABI cannot function until you configure Windows authentication on the CABI Server. 
After installing CABI and before starting Tomcat, follow these steps:
  1. On the CABI Server, go to 
    Administrative Tools > Services
     and double-click on 
    CA Business Intelligence Tomcat
    .
  2. Select the 
    Log On
     tab.
  3. Change the account to the same account and password that is used in the MSSQL Server authentication.
  4. Click 
    OK
    .
  5. Right-click on 
    CA Business Intelligence Tomcat
     and select the 
    Restart
     option.
  6. Close the windows.
  7. Restart the CABI Server.