How to install Messageware Products on a Window 2008 R2 server with Remote Desktop Services Role installed

This article applies to the following products:  
     Messageware OWA Suite 2009

     Messageware ActiveSend v9.2

    

               

  SUMMARY

 

How to install Messageware Products on the Window 2008 R2 server with Remote Desktop Services Role installed.

CONFIGURATION

There are two modes when using the Remote Desktop Services role, Execute and Install.  By default all users are logged in with Execute mode and this means they can run programs.  When the user wants to install an Application for use by everyone the Administrator should change the mode to Install mode.

 

The recommended approach to install the software is to use the Add/Remove programs control panel applet as this will automatically set the mode to install during the installation  and then at the end of installation it switches back to Execute mode.

 

Please follow steps below.

 

1.     On the server, open up Control Panel (Start | Control Panel)

2.     Click on Programs

3.     Click on Install Application On Remote Desktop Server option

(Note: This option will only be available if Remote Desktop Service Role is installed on the server)

4.     Click on next for the Install Program window

5.     The installation wizard will look for setup.exe on the CD or disk

6.     Click the 'Browse' button and Navigate to the location where Messageware product installer are saved

7.     Select the Exe or MSI file

8.     Click on Next, to run the installer file

9.     Step through the install program

10.  The installation will be programmatically Stop\Start of the World Wide Web Publishing Service

 

Alternatively Administrator can manually change the mode to install/execute using following commands in command prompt window

 

change user /install (used before installing the Application)

 

To change back to execute mode, use following command.

 

change user /execute (used after installing the Application)

 

This article applies to the following products:  
     Messageware OWA Suite 2009

     Messageware ActiveSend v9.2