If you are an existing CAST customer already using legacy CAST AIP and you are planning a transition to CAST AIP Console, then you can re-purpose some existing deployments and perform an existing customer installation:
The steps required for an existing customer installation are as follows:
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|Step 1||Get the installation media||Download the required software components from CAST Extend.|
|Step 2||Install latest release of AIP Core on all nodes|
You can optionally ensure that the most recent release of AIP Core is installed on all "nodes". Note however:
If you have existing Applications managed via "legacy" CAST Management Studio, you will need to perform an Application upgrade to ensure these existing Applications can still be managed with CAST Management Studio.
|Step 3||Install CAST Extend Proxy or Offline - optional||CAST Extend Offline is only required if (due to security concerns for example) your organization 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 4||Install AIP Console and AIP Node packages|
|Step 5||Initial configuration steps|
Perform the initial configuration steps using the AIP Console front-end:
|Step 6||Configure CAST Dashboards - existing customers|
At the current time there are two methods available for deploying CAST Dashboards (Health/Engineering) - each option has its advantages and disadvantages.
|Step 7||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: