1. Log on to the Windows server as a member of the local Administrators group.
2. Navigate to the directory where you saved the CDP Server installation file. The installer will be named similar to the following:
For 32-bit system:
- File name - CDP-Server-for-Data-Centers-win32-2.16.0.exe
- File size - 40.43 MB
For 64-bit system:
- File name - CDP-Server-for-Data-Centers-win64-2.16.0.exe
- File size - 30.4 MB
R1Soft products follow this format for version numbers: MAJOR.MINOR.MAINTENANCE. Pre-release downloads ALWAYS have a version number that has an ODD MINOR number e.g. 2.15.0. Stable downloads ALWAYS have a version number with an EVEN MINOR number e.g. 2.16.0.
3. Execute the file. On the welcome screen, click "Next."
4. The next screen will display the "Righteous Software End User License Agreement." Read it to the end and then click "I Agree" to accept it.
5. On the next screen you will need to choose the installation directory for the server. It is safe to leave the default location untouched. However, you can install the server to another directory. For example, if you have too little free space on disk C. Click "Next."
6. On the next screen you will be asked for the name of the folder in the Start Menu where the shortcut to the server will be placed. You can leave the default name untouched, change the name, or instruct the installer not to create the Start Menu folder by selecting the check box beside "Do not create shortcuts." Click "Install."
7. The installation process will start.
8. The next screen will prompt you to select the User you want to run the CDP Server. You can choose the default "System" User or select any User from your domain that has local administrative rights.
If you are storing the Backup data on a network drive, then select a Domain User.
9. When the process is complete, the final screen will be displayed. Select the option describing when you want to reboot the computer.
- Reboot now
- I want to manually reboot later
After you have made your selection, click "Finish".
The next steps are described in: