Summary: CAST Imaging can be installed on Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems as a set of docker containers. This section explains how to install CAST Imaging.
Step 1 - ensure deployment requirements are in place
Ensure that all requirements are in place. This includes the installation of any third-party software that is required to run CAST Imaging on Docker.
Step 2 - download and process the installation files
The CAST Imaging installation files for Docker are available as extensions published by CAST - see Docker Installer. Ensure you obtain the correct release/extension for your target release of CAST Imaging:
Download the Docker Installer extension from CAST Extend using curl:
Then unpack the ZIP that has been downloaded:
This location is where CAST Imaging will be run from and where the CAST Imaging data will be stored. A set of files and folders is produced when the extension is unzipped:
Download the Docker Installer extension from CAST Extend and unzip it to a working folder anywhere on the server - this location is where CAST Imaging will be run from and where the CAST Imaging data will be stored. A set of files and folders is produced when the extension is unzipped:
Step 3 - initial start-up
Start CAST Imaging with the following command using terminal (Linux) or a CMD prompt (Microsoft Windows). This will pull the most recent "funcrel" release docker images of CAST Imaging and start them up:
Step 4 - test access
Browse to the following URL to check if users can access CAST Imaging. You may wish to check that access is possible from an unrelated machine on the internal network - and if so, ensure that any firewall rules are created to allow access on port 8083. Ensure you specify the correct server (change "localhost"):
If the setup has been completed successfully, you will see the following login page in your browser:
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By default, a "local" authentication system is active. The default login credentials are as follows: