Installing on Windows

This section describes how to install maxView Storage Manager on Windows systems.
Note: You need administrator privileges to install maxView Storage Manager. For details on verifying privileges, refer to your operating system documentation.
  1. Open Windows Explorer or My Computer, then change to the directory where the Windows setup program is located (see Downloading the Installer Package for details).
  2. Double-click the setup program for your operating system version:
    Option Description
    Windows 64-bit setup_asm_x64.exe
    Windows 32-bit setup_asm_x86.exe
    The Installation wizard opens.
  3. Click Next to begin the installation, click I accept..., then click Next.
  4. Add the following configuration settings:
    1. CIM Server Port: 5988.
    2. Web Server Port: 8443.
    3. User Name default: Administrator
    4. Operating system password.
  5. Click OK on the password verification window and on the CIM Server and Web Server port number verification window.
  6. In the Features screen, ensure that GUI and Agent is selected. Optionally, select CLI Tools and maxCache Plus. Then click Next.
    Note: maxCache Plus is supported on qualifying Adaptec Series Q controllers only (see the Readme for a complete list). For other controllers, the maxCache Plus option is grayed out.
  7. Click Install to begin the installation.
  8. Repeat these steps to install maxView Storage Manager on every Windows system that will be part of your storage space.

When the installation is complete you receive a confirmation message and the maxView Storage Manager icon is placed on your desktop.

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