Step 1Get the installation media for CAST ImagingDownload the required software components from CAST Extend.
Step 2

Install AIP Core for CAST Imaging

AIP Core is the "backbone" analysis engine. One instance of AIP Core per server (i.e. per "AIP Node") is required.
Step 3

Install CAST Storage Service or PostgreSQL for CAST Imaging

CAST highly recommends the use of PostgreSQL on a Linux instance as this consistently gives the best performance.
Step 4

Install CAST Extend local server or Offline for CAST Imaging - optional

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.
Step 5

Install AIP Console and AIP Node packages for CAST Imaging

Run the AIP Console installer to install the AIP Console front-end package on a dedicated server and AIP Node back-end package on all AIP Nodes:

Step 6Initial AIP Console configuration steps for CAST Imaging
Step 7Access 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:

Step 8Install CAST Imaging

CAST Imaging can be installed in various different ways depending on your environment and requirements:

  • Physical or virtual
  • Directly in Microsoft Windows
  • Via Docker installed on Microsoft Windows or Linux.

Also perform the initial configuration steps for your CAST Imaging instance: