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Installing Devolutions Password Server

Topology

 

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If you just have received your license serials, please refer to the Getting Started topic.

 

A Devolutions Password Server instance is actually a web application. This allows for exposing its services on the Internet or an intranet.

 

The recommended topology is the use of two servers: a Database server and a Web server. For smaller installations, a single server can be used, but resources will be shared between the two roles, thereby minimizing performance.

 

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The Devolutions Password Server Console is now offered as a stand alone application. It is now available on the Download page.

 

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Please ensure before starting the installation that you have .NET 4.5.2 installed on your machine.

 

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It's highly recommended to enable SSL Encryption to protect communication with the instance of the SQL Server. Please follow the instructions on http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316898 Note that we recommend this be done after the initial setup is complete.

 

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For full active directory integration, the application pool uses a domain identity, both servers need to be joined to the domain.

 

Install Devolutions Password Server

 

Web Server prerequisites

Please refer to the appropriate topic depending on the operating system of the web server.

 

Installing Web Roles prerequisites

 

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After you have installed the pre-requisites, test the IIS installation by navigating to http://localhost. Do not proceed further if you do not see the IIS welcome screen. There are issues that must be resolved.

 

Database server pre-requisites

Please refer to the Database Instance topic.

 

Create Devolutions Password Server Instance

Please refer to the Create Devolutions Password Server instance topic.