|This documentation page is part of a legacy method of installing CAST AIP. This documentation is no longer maintained and may contain obsolete information. When using AIP Console, the download of extensions is managed automatically for you. Refer to Administration Center - Settings - Extensions Strategy.|
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|Summary: this section describes how to download any CAST AIP Extensions that you may need to perform an analysis and snapshot generation with CAST AIP. This step is optional.|
An extension is a generic term for any kind of distinct addition to CAST AIP which can be downloaded, installed and upgraded separately. An extension usually provides support for:
Before you can install a CAST AIP Extension with your CAST schemas, you first need to download it. CAST provides the automatic download of extensions over the internet via a tool called the CAST Extension Downloader. Please follow Download an extension which explains how to use the CAST Extension Downloader to obtain the extensions to want to install.