Ensure you have read all Release Notes accompanying CAST products for any last-minute information. In particular, please read: Supported Platforms, Supported Character Sets, Functional Information and Technical Information.
Ensure that the target workstation meets all hardware and operating system requirements (see Appendix - CAST Administration workstation installation and hardware requirements)
Ensure that your Windows user login on the target workstation has sufficient user privileges to install applications (see Appendix - CAST Administration workstation installation and hardware requirements)
Make sure that you can access any necessary network resources from the target workstation (such as a workstation hosting the Storage component)
CAST AIP is delivered in a ZIP file. Make sure you have the required ZIP file ready and unzipped to a folder on the CAST Administration workstation (it cannot be run from a network location).
Make sure that you disable your anti-virus software prior to launching the CAST AIP installer.
Data storage paths / global settings: