You can install the CCS Assessment Manager server by using the installer on Windows computers that meet the system requirements. The CCS Assessment Manager server is a licensed component and you must have a valid license for the installation. You must be an administrator to install the CCS Assessment Manager server.
If you install the server on Windows 2003, you must restart the IIS Admin Service after the installation.
You can launch the CCS Assessment Manager administrator's Web portal by using the following URL:
By default, the Web address uses the Fully Qualified Domain Name of the CCS Assessment Manager server. However, if you manually change the IIS settings for the Host name and site bindings, then the Web portal uses the address that you have specified. You must restart the CCS Assessment Manager Service if you modify the IIS settings.
To proceed with the CCS Assessment Manager server installation, you need to have the following licenses:
Required to install the CCS Assessment Manager server.
Required for CCS Assessment Manager content installation.
Required to install the ISO content.
Required to distribute assessments among the attesters.
After the successful installation of the CCS Assessment Manager server, the install user is added to the RAM_Administrators group and the IIS_WPG group. The IIS_WPG group is applicable only if you CCS Assessment Manager installed on Windows 2003.
To use the Control Compliance Suite infrastructure to leverage the CCS reporting capabilities, you must have Control Compliance Suite 11.0.2 installed.
Installing the CCS Assessment Manager Server
Insert the product disc into the drive, go to the Installset\Assessment Manager Server folder and run the setup.exe.
In the Welcome panel, check I accept the terms of the license agreement and then click Next.
In the Components panel, check CCS Assessment Manager Server and then click Next.
In the Licensing panel, click Add Licenses to browse to the valid .slf file and then click Next.
In the Prerequisites panel, click Next.
There may be instances when you have to install a pre-requisite manually. After you install the pre-requisite, click Check Again, so that you can go ahead with the installation.
In the Installation folder panel, click Next to go ahead with the default paths for the installation folder and the installation file cache folder.
If you want to select different installation paths, then click the browse button [...] to navigate to the location that you want to specify.
Click OK on the message prompt that displays to create the destination folders.
In the Assessment Manager - Server Information panel, do the following and then click Next:
In the Service Account section, in the User Name text box, enter the user name that you want to use for the Assessment Manager Server service.
Alternatively, click the browse button [...] to search for users from Active Directory and then add the specified users.
You must ensure that the CCS Assessment Manager user accounts have strong passwords.
In the Service Port section, in the Integration Service Port text box, enter the port number that you want to use for integration services.
In the Web Service section, in the IIS site drop-down list, select the IIS site that you want to specify to host the CCS Assessment Manager Web site.
In the Assessment Manager - Database Information panel, do the following and then click Next:
In the SQL server information section, in the SQL server text box, enter the SQL server name.
Alternatively, click the browse button [...] to specify the SQL server in your network.
Check Use SSL to use SSL for the SQL server connection.
In the Authentication section, select one of the authentication options. The User name and Password fields become available if you select the Use SQL user name and password option.
You need sys_admin privileges to use the default CCS Assessment Manager database or a custom database. To use a previously created database, you must have the db-owner permissions.
In the Assessment Manager - Email panel, do the following and then click Next:
In the Mail Server section, select one of the mail servers.
In the Profile section, enter the Exchange profile.
The Summary panel displays the specifications that you have made during the Assessment Manager Server installation. Review the summary and click Install.
You can click Back to make modifications if required.
Click Next in the Installation Progress panel that displays the progress of the Assessment Manager Server installation.
Click Finish in the Result panel to complete the Assessment Manager Server installation and close the wizard.