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ProData Software Installation Instructions

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Please select the tab of the product(s) that you wish to download below.

DBU

Step 1

The example below uses the DBU executable for the install. All ProData’s software installation methods are identical except for RDBConnect. DBU.exe automatically includes DBU RDi, RDR and DBU Audit

Once you have clicked on the link to start the download process, the following screen will appear. Click on the Save File button to save the installation file to your local computer. We used Firefox web browser for this example.

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Step 2

Once you have clicked on the Save button, choose the directory to which you would like to store the product executable .exe file.

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Step 3

Once you have clicked the Save button, the installation file will be downloaded to your local computer. Please be patient during this process.

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Step 4

If you have a previous version of DBU installed, please ensure no one is accessing DBU by running WRKOBJLCK OBJ(DBU10/DBUUSERS) OBJTYPE(*FILE) Note: Substitute your current version of DBU for DBU10 in the command above. Once the installation file has been completely downloaded, locate the Product Installer .exe on your computer and double-click the .exe file to begin installation.

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Click Run to start the DBU installation.

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Step 5

A splash screen will appear and a series of notices informing you of the process being performed. After which the following screen should appear. Click the Next button to continue the installation process.

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Step 6

Read the License and Service Agreement and upon accepting the agreement, click the “I accept the agreement” radio button and click Next to continue the installation process.

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Step 7

Type the IBM i (AS/400) host IP where you wish to install DBU, type a valid User Profile and Password and Library for IBM i (AS/400) host computer you are connected to in the space provided. Then click Next to continue the installation process. (A dropdown list will include a list of IP address that have previously been created through a connection to your IBMi.)

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Step 8

The installation process requires a connection being established to your IBM i (AS/400) host computer. Once you have verified the connection to your IBM i (AS/400) host, click the Next button to continue the installation process. Note: This installation requires that your PC has an active network connection to your IBM i and that the FTP server on the IBM i is active. You must activate the FTP server on your IBM i by running “*STRTCPSRV *FTP” from a command line. Note: Installation of RDB requires *IOSYSCFG authority. A subsystem description called DBURDBSBS will be created and started during the installation process. More More information about DBURDB can be found at the following link: http://www.prodatacomputer.com/dbu.shtml#dburdb ProData

Step 9

A connection test will be performed against the IP Address, User ID and Password on the IBM i (AS/400) host computer. This screen will disappear once a connection has been established.

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Step 10

If the connection is successful the following screen will appear followed by another window downloading the save file needed to install DBU

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Step 11

If the connection is successful the following screen will appear. Click Install button to begin the installation process.

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Step 12

While software is installing this window will show the process.

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Step 13

The last screen that should appear is the Completion screen. Press the Finish button to complete the installation process.

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RDB Connect

Step 1

The example below uses the RDB40 product executable for the install.

Once you have clicked on the link to start the download process, the following screen will appear. Click on the Save File button to save the installation file to your local computer. We used Firefox web browser for this example.

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Step 2

Once you have clicked on the Save File button, choose the directory to which you would like to store the product executable .exe file.

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Step 3

Once you have clicked the Save button, the installation file will be downloaded to your local computer. Please be patient during this process.

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Step 4

Once the installation file has been completely downloaded, locate the Product Installer .exe on your computer and double-click the .exe file to begin installation.

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Click Run to start the installation.

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Step 5

A splash screen will appear and a series of notices informing you of the process being performed. After which the following screen should appear. Click the Next button to continue the installation process.

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Step 6

Read the License and Service Agreement and upon accepting the agreement, click the “I accept the agreement” radio button and click Next to continue the installation process.

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Step 7

Select the software type you want to install.

  • IBM i Machine - Install RDBConnect on a IBM i Machine (AS/400) host.
  • PC Component - Install RDBConnect service on a windows PC (Windows 7 or above) to transfer data using ODBC driver. Additional ODBC configuration required for this option.

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Step 8

Type the IBM i (AS/400) host IP where you wish to install RDBConnect, type a valid User Profile and Password for the IBM i (AS/400) host computer you are connected to in the space provided. Then click Next to continue the installation process.

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Step 9

The installation process requires a connection being established to your IBM i (AS/400) host computer. Once you have verified the connection to your IBM i (AS/400) host, click the Next button to continue the installation process.

Note: This installation requires that your PC has an active network connection to your IBM i and that the FTP server on the IBM i is active. You must activate the FTP server on your IBM i by running “*STRTCPSRV *FTP” from a command line. Note: Installation of RDB requires *IOSYSCFG authority. A subsystem description called RDBSBS will be created and started during the installation process. More information about RDBSBS can be found at the following link:

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Step 10

A connection test will be performed against the IP Address, User ID and Password on the IBM i (AS/400) host computer. This screen will disappear once a connection has been established.

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Step 11

If you selected PC Component, this screen will appear to install the RDBConnect shortcuts. Click Next to continue installation.

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Note: A windows service program will be automatically created and started after the installation is complete if the PC Component checkbox was selected.

Step 12

Click Install button to begin the installation process

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Step 13

The installation process will start.

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Step 14

This installation progress bar will close after it completes the installation process on the host machine.

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RDR

Step 1

The example below uses the SQLPro product executable for the install.

Once you have clicked on the link to start the download process, the following screen will appear. Click on the Save File button to save the installation file to your local computer. We used Firefox web browser for this example.

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Step 2

Once you have clicked on the Save button, choose the directory to which you would like to store the product executable .exe file.

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Step 3

Once you have clicked the Save button, the installation file will be downloaded to your local computer. Please be patient during this process.

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Step 4

Once you have clicked the Save button, the installation file will be downloaded to your local computer. Please be patient during this process.

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Step 5

A splash screen will appear and a series of notices informing you of the process being performed. After which the following screen should appear. Click the Next button to continue the installation process.

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Step 6

Read the License and Service Agreement and upon accepting the agreement, click the “I accept the agreement” radio button and click Next to continue the installation process.

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Step 7

Type the IBM i (AS/400) host IP where you wish to install RDR, type a valid User Profile and Password for the IBM i (AS/400) host computer you are connected to in the space provided. Then click Next to continue the installation process. (A dropdown list will include a list of IP address that have previously been created through a connection to your IBMi.)

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Step 8

The installation process requires a connection being established to your IBM i (AS/400) host computer. Once you have verified the connection to your IBM i (AS/400) host, click the Next button to continue the installation process.

Note: This installation requires that your PC has an active network connection to your IBM i and that the FTP server on the IBM i is active. You must activate the FTP server on your IBM i by running “*STRTCPSRV *FTP” from a command line.

Step 9

A connection test will be performed against the IP Address, User ID and Password on the IBM i (AS/400) host computer. This screen will disappear once a connection has been established.

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Step 10

If the connection is successful the following screen will appear. Click Install button to begin the installation process.

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Step 11

The last screen that should appear is the Completion screen. Press the Finish button to complete the installation process.

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SQL/Pro

Step 1

The example below uses the SQLPro product executable for the install.

Once you have clicked on the link to start the download process, the following screen will appear. Click on the Save File button to save the installation file to your local computer. We used Firefox web browser for this example.

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Step 2

Once you have clicked on the Save button, choose the directory to which you would like to store the product executable .exe file.

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Step 3

Once you have clicked the Save button, the installation file will be downloaded to your local computer. Please be patient during this process.

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Step 4

Once you have clicked the Save button, the installation file will be downloaded to your local computer. Please be patient during this process.

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Step 5

A splash screen will appear and a series of notices informing you of the process being performed. After which the following screen should appear. Click the Next button to continue the installation process.

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Step 6

Read the License and Service Agreement and upon accepting the agreement, click the “I accept the agreement” radio button and click Next to continue the installation process.

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Step 7

Type the IBM i (AS/400) host IP where you wish to install DBU, type a valid User Profile and Password for the IBM i (AS/400) host computer you are connected to in the space provided. Then click Next to continue the installation process. (A dropdown list will include a list of IP address that have previously been created through a connection to your IBMi.)

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Step 8

The installation process requires a connection being established to your IBM i (AS/400) host computer. Once you have verified the connection to your IBM i (AS/400) host, click the Next button to continue the installation process.

Note: This installation requires that your PC has an active network connection to your IBM i and that the FTP server on the IBM i is active. You must activate the FTP server on your IBM i by running “*STRTCPSRV *FTP” from a command line.

Step 9

A connection test will be performed against the IP Address, User ID and Password on the IBM i (AS/400) host computer. This screen will disappear once a connection has been established.

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Step 10

If the connection is successful the following screen will appear. Click Install button to begin the installation process.

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Step 11

The last screen that should appear is the Completion screen. Press the Finish button to complete the installation process.

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