Upgrading existing systems, Refer to – Kofax Front-Office Server 3.0 User Manual

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Kofax Front-Office Server Installation Guide


Kofax, Inc.


Run setup.exe, which is in the root of the Kofax Front-Office Server installation media.


The setup program detects a 32-bit or 64-bit computer and starts the correct



You are prompted to confirm that the necessary ports are open. Refer to



for more information. If the ports are available for Kofax Front-Office

Server, click OK to continue the installation.


The introduction screen appears (Figure 5). Click Next.


Review the Kofax Front-Office Server license agreement and select “I accept the terms of
the License Agreement” to continue with the installation. Click Next to continue.


If you have VRS installed on your computer that is not part of a previous Kofax Front-
Office Server installation, you have the option to upgrade it and clean up any leftover
files. Click OK to do this.


When you are prompted to select the type of installation, select “Enterprise installation -
additional server.” Click Next.


Type the path where Kofax Front-Office Server will be installed on this server. Use the
default folder or change it by clicking Choose and selecting the path from the window
that appears. The install path must be on a local drive and have a maximum of 65
characters. If you want to switch back to the default folder, click Restore Default Folder.

When you have selected the folder, click Next.


You cannot specify a UNC path or install Kofax Front-Office Server on a network



Specify the shared folder by entering the following UNC path:
Where server is the name of the server you specified when installing Kofax Front-Office
Server on the first server of the cluster, and sharename is KFS. All servers on the cluster
must use the same shared folder.
Enter the UNC path or click Choose to select a folder from a window. When you have
entered or selected the path, click Next.
The Installer verifies that the folder has a valid configuration file. If an error is reported,
make sure that you have specified the correct folder on the first server.


Review the pre-installation summary (Figure 6). To start the installation, click Install.
Note the following while the installer is running:


Do not close the installer window until the installation is complete. Interrupting the
installation can leave the installation in an unrecoverable state.


If you are installing on the 64-bit version of Windows, the installation of Bonjour is not
a silent installation. You will be prompted to complete the Bonjour installation screens.


A screen indicates when the installation is finished. Click Finish to close the installer.

Upgrading Existing Systems

Depending on your current version of Kofax Front-Office Server, you can perform an in-place
upgrade or migrate your data to a new installation. (Refer to

Types of Upgrades

to determine

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