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Prerequisites and Downloads for Installation

Visual KPI Server

PrerequisiteDetails
VersionWindows Server 2008 R2 or newer
User RightsLocal Admin
.NET Framework.Net 4.5.2 or newer
Windows Server RolesIIS 7, 7.5 or 8 Enabled
ASP.NET 4.0 Allowed (in ISAPI and CGI Restrictions)
Windows Server FeaturesThe 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 ServerSQL 2005 or newer installed, or LAN access to one of them
SQL Server ToolsSQL Management Studio installed
SQL Server Network ConfigurationProtocols enabled: Named Pipes; TCP/IP
Database RightsRights to create a database
Rights to create a user

 

Visual KPI Designer (Admin/Configuration Client)

PrerequisiteDetails
OS VersionMicrosoft Windows XP, Vista, Win 7 or 8;
Windows Server 2003 or Newer
User RightsLocal Admin
.NET Framework 4.0Client Profile (added during Visual KPI Designer installation)
Microsoft ExcelMicrosoft 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)

PrerequisiteDetails
OS VersionWindows Server 2008 R2 or newer
User RightsLocal Admin
Visual KPI Server & Server Manager Installed
Data Source Client ToolsInstalled on the Visual KPI Server for access to desired data sources

examples:
SQL Server Management Studio
Oracle drivers
PI SDK
OSIsoft

Testing ToolsUsed 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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