Install VigorACS 2 on Windows

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This document demonstrates how to install VigorACS 2 on Windows. Before you install, please note that:

  1. Once install VigorACS 2, you cannot downgrade to VigorACS SI. Please check the compatible CPE list and hardware requirement from here first.
  2. Make sure you have the 64-bit operating system, VigorACS 2 can only run on the 64-bits platform.
  3. Contact your local distributor to get the latest installation file.

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1. Download the VigorACS 2 installation package and extract it.

2. Install OpenJDK first (Path: \ACS\Software), click Next and go through the installation process.

a screenshot of OpenJDK installation

3. Install MariaDB (Path: \ACS\Software). Click Next and go through the installation process:

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3-a. Specify the location of MariaDB program. Make sure the length of the file path is not longer than 100 characters; otherwise, you may have problems during the installation

a screenshot of MariaDB installation

3-b. Type the password for the root account. Please noticed that you need to type your MySQL password and record it for the further ACS installation

a screenshot of MariaDB installation

4. Install VigorACS 2 (Path: \ACS\ACS): Select the Local Database option if you install ACS and MariaDB at the same server.

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

4-a. For the step Select the installed location of MariaDB, you must choose the correct directory.

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

4-b. If you're installing VigorACS 2 for the first time, please select "Install" to create a new database. It will drop the tr069 database if you have the existed one.

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

4-c. Enter the MySQL password specified in step 3-b. Click the "Check password" button to ensure that the ACS installed program is able to access the database.

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

4-d. Specify the InfluxDB install path which used to save traffic and clients' data for the line chart

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

4-e. Type the memory setting that ACS program can use:

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

4-f. Setup VigorACS 2 HTTP and HTTPS port, we suggest using other ports instead of default 80 and 443 port to prevent port conflicts.

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

4-g. Setup VigorACS 2 STUN and server log port:

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

4-g. Select the JBOSS Configuration: It is recommended to use the standalone.xml for security and compatibility.

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

4-h. Specify the ACS home path for storing the CPEs' backup config, provisioning profile:

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

4-h. Additional Tasks: Ensure the ACS program could access through Windows Firewall if you'd like to access it from other side. Then, please finish the further steps and start to run the installation.

a screenshot of VigorACS installation

5. After the installation, you should see the message shows VigorACS 2 started successfully. 

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6. To access VigorACS 2, launch a browser and type the IP or the domain name of the PC with the port number specified in the URL, then you'll see the login page. If you are using the PC that has VigorACS 2 installed, you may just enter "localhost" with the port number. On the login page, use the default username root and password admin123 to log in. When you log in for the first time, you will need to activate the license to continue the service (see instructions here)

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Note: To access VigorACS 2 from the Internet, you will need to open the service port on the firewall and NAT settings. Scan or telnet the port from the Internet to check whether the HTTP and HTTPS ports are opened on this server.

Troubleshooting

If VigorACS 2 couldn't start successfully, please ensure there is a start message in the server log, which could be found in the following path:
{Install Path}\VigorACS\standalone\log\server.log If you couldn't see the start message in the log, please provide the logs and all the VigorACS install information to DrayTek technical support via [email protected]

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Published On: Jul 18, 2017 

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