Installing the Symantec Management Platform products
Symantec Installation Manager manages the entire installation process for the Symantec Management Platform products.
Symantec recommends that you install and test Symantec Management Platform in a test environment before you install it in a production environment.
For an offline installation, you must create and run an installation package before you can install the Symantec Management Platform products.
The following procedure is for an initial installation that installs the Symantec Management Platform and any other products that are selected. After the initial installation, you also use Symantec Installation Manager to install updates or additional products.
To install the Symantec Management Platform products
Start Symantec Installation Manager.
When you complete the installation of Symantec Installation Manager, it starts by default. You can also start it on the Start menu at All Programs > Symantec > Symantec Installation Manager > Symantec Installation Manager.
On the Install New Products page, select the products to install, and click Next.
When migrating from Symantec Management Platform 7.0, be sure to have exact product parity. Failure to have exact product parity can result in the corruption of the database and the operating system when you connect to the 7.0 database.
On the Optional Installations page, select the optional components that you want to install and click Next.
When migrating to Symantec Management Platform 7.1, be sure to select the option to install the migration wizard components.
On the End User License Agreement page, verify that the correct products were selected, check I accept the terms in the license agreements, and click Next.
If you need to change the product selection, click Back twice.
On the Contact Information page, type the answers for the requested information, and click Next.
On the Install Readiness Check page, verify that the computer meets the minimum requirements, and click Next.
On the Notification Server Configuration page, configure Notification Server, and click Next.
If you are prompted to set Classic .NET AppPool, click OK.
Classic .NET AppPool must be set to continue with the installation.
If you are prompted to configure SSL for the selected Web site, click OK to configure SSL automatically or click Cancel.
SSL must be configured for the selected Web site. If you click OK, SSL is configured for this Web site with port 443. If you click Cancel, you can select a different Web site or configure SSL manually.
On the Database Configuration page, configure the database, and click Next.
When migrating from Symantec Management Platform 7.0, connect to the restored 7.0 database.
If you installed the migration wizard, Run Notification Server Migration Wizard is checked on the Installation Complete page. If Run Notification Server Migration Wizard is checked when you click Finish, a dialog box displays the instructions for migrating the Notification Server 6.x or 7.0 data.