If you are a new CAST customer or if you are standing up new hardware specifically to onboard a new Application, you can perform a New customer installation. The steps required are as follows:
|Step 1||Get the installation media||Download the required software components from CAST Extend.|
AIP Core is the "backbone" analysis and snapshot engine. One instance of AIP Core per server ("AIP Node") is required.
|Step 3||CAST highly recommends the use of PostgreSQL on a Linux instance as this consistently gives the best performance.|
CAST Extend Offline/Proxy is only required if (due to security concerns for example) your organization/AIP Console cannot interact over the public internet with CAST's Extend system for Extension management. This package provides CAST's Extend system as an "offline" component which can be installed as an on-premises solution.
Run the AIP Console installer to install the AIP Console package on a dedicated server and AIP Node package on all AIP Nodes.
|Step 6||Initial configuration steps|
|Step 7||Install CAST Dashboards - new customers|
At the current time there are two methods available for deploying CAST Dashboards (Health/Engineering) - each option has its advantages and disadvantages.
|Step 8||Access AIP Console|
When the installation is complete, access AIP Console using the following URL. Ensure you specify the correct server (change "server") and port number: