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Prerequisites and Downloads for Installation

Visual KPI Server

Prerequisite Details
Version Windows Server 2008 R2 or newer
User Rights Local Admin
.NET Framework .Net 4.5.2 or newer
Windows Server Roles IIS 7, 7.5 or 8 Enabled
ASP.NET 4.0 Allowed (in ISAPI and CGI Restrictions)
Windows Server Features The following items should be checked in the Windows Server Manager:

Web Server > Common HTTP Features: Default Document; Directory Browsing; HTTP Errors; Static Content

Web Server > Health and Diagnostics: HTTP Logging

Web Server > Performance: Static Content Compression; Dynamic Content Compression

Web Server > Security: Request Filtering; Basic Authentication & Windows Authentication

Web Server > Application Development: .NET Extensibility 4.5; ASP.NET 4.5; ISAPI Extensions; ISAPI Filters

Management Tools: IIS Management Console

Microsoft SQL Server SQL 2005 or newer installed, or LAN access to one of them
SQL Server Tools SQL Management Studio installed
SQL Server Network Configuration Protocols enabled: Named Pipes; TCP/IP
Database Rights Rights to create a database
Rights to create a user

 

Visual KPI Designer (Admin/Configuration Client)

Prerequisite Details
OS Version Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, Win 7 or 8;
Windows Server 2003 or Newer
User Rights Local Admin
.NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile (added during Visual KPI Designer installation)
Microsoft Excel Microsoft Excel 2007, 2010, 2013 or 2016
Office Integration (usually already installed by Windows or during the Visual KPI Designer installation)

Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime
(added during Visual KPI Designer installation)

Office 2010 Primary Interop Assemblies
(added during Visual KPI Designer installation)

 

Visual KPI Interfaces (Data Sources)

Prerequisite Details
OS Version Windows Server 2008 R2 or newer
User Rights Local Admin
Visual KPI Server & Server Manager  Installed
Data Source Client Tools Installed on the Visual KPI Server for access to desired data sources

examples:
SQL Server Management Studio
Oracle drivers
PI SDK
OSIsoft

Testing Tools Used for testing interfaces, such as Toad

Microsoft SQL Server Express (Choose the option “w/Tools”) (free)

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 (Client Profile) – Standalone Installer (free)

Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 – Standalone Installer (free)

Visual Studio 2010 Tools for Office Runtime – For Visual KPI Designer (free)

Microsoft Office 2010: Primary Interop Assemblies – For Visual KPI Designer (free)

Microsoft Database Engine 2010 – Required for Excel Interface (free)

Oracle 11g  64-bit Driver Download – Required for Oracle ODBC/OLEDB Interface (free)

OSIsoft PI SDK Tester (free)

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