Installation notes for 64-bit computers – Kofax Front-Office Server 3.0 User Manual

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Kofax Front-Office Server Installation Guide

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Database Information for the Enterprise Configuration

During installation, you are prompted to provide the following information for the database to
which you are connecting:


A user account in the database to be used by Kofax Front-Office Server for authentication.

You will be prompted to provide the user name and password for this user account.


Connection information. Depending on which database you use, you need to provide

connection information as shown in the following sections.

Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008
Provide the following information:


Host name


Instance name


Database name

Complete the “Instance name” field if Microsoft SQL Server has been installed as a named
instance. If not, leave this field blank.

Oracle 10g
Provide the following information:


Host name


Port number


SID or service name

Oracle RAC
Enter the description portion of the RAC definition in the \network\admin\tnsnames.ora file
where Oracle is installed. Locate the description, which looks similar to this example:










When you are prompted during installation to provide the Oracle RAC connection, copy the

description for your RAC and paste it into the field. If you are typing the string manually, remove
line breaks and extra spaces, as in this example:




Installation Notes for 64-Bit Computers

If you are installing Kofax Front-Office Server on a 64-bit computer, note the following additional

Kofax Front-Office Server supports the AMD64 instruction set and architecture on the Windows
operating system. Intel Itanium processors are not supported.

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