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Deploying the Dashboard

Steps to deploy the dashboard in IIS.
  1. Create an installation folder to install the dashboard, such as c:\inetpub\wwwroot\dashboard.
  2. Create the dashboard’s application pool in IIS.
  3. Open the IIS Manager Console.
  4. Go to Application Pools .
  5. Select **Add Application Pool…**in the Actions menu to the right.
  6. In the Add Application Pool form, use the dashboard for the name and select .NET Framework v.4.0.xxxxxx as your .NET Framework Version.
  7. Leave other fields as their default and click OK to create the application pool.
  8. Deploy the dashboard application.
  9. Open the IIS Manager Console.
  10. Expand the Default Web Site , you should see the folder you created in c:\inetpub\wwwroot\dashboard by default.
  11. Right-click the folder and select Convert to Application .
  12. Select the **Application Pool**created in Step 2 (for example, “Dashboard”).
  13. Under Sites , right-click the web site to which you wish to deploy (for example, “Default Web Site”).
  14. Select Deploy > Import Application .
  15. Browse to and select the dashboard deployment file provided by Adobe.
  16. Click Next twice to proceed to the Enter Application Information screen.
  17. From this screen, you can choose to customize your dashboard deployment.
  18. For Application Path , enter the folder name previously selected.
  19. Under Disable Automatic Database Upgrade , enter False , since this is a new installation.
  20. Customize your connection string, if necessary. For example:
    Data Source=.;Initial Catalog=thinclientdb;Integrated Security=SSPI;Connect Timeout=30; 
    Application Name=Insight Dashboard;MultipleActiveResultSets=true;
    
    
  21. Click Next and IIS will begin installing the application.
  22. Once the installation has completed, you should see no errors in the installation log.