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Chapter 1: Getting Started

1.1 Client Installation

  1. Select the Akeni Expert Client installation file that matches your operating system and double-click on the file.
  2. If you are installing the commercial version of the software, or you have received an extended evaluation license key, please make sure that you have placed the license key file in the same directory as the installer.
  3. A welcome window will appear with information pertaining to the Akeni product, press the “Next” button to proceed.
  4. The license agreement will now appear. If you accept the license agreement, select “I agree with the terms of the license” and press the “Next” button to continue. Otherwise, press the “Cancel” button to exit the installation.
  5. The installer information window will now appear. Enter the applicable information and press the “Next” button to continue.
  6. Select the location where you wish Akeni to be installed and where the application data should be stored. Other options include:
  7. Press the “Next” button to proceed.

  8. You're now ready to install. The preview window will list the options that you have selected. If you wish to make changes, press the “Back” button. Otherwise, press the “Install” button to proceed.
  9. Akeni Expert Client has now been installed. To complete the process, press the “Finish” button.

1.2 Launching Akeni Expert Client

1.2.1 Launching Akeni Expert Client on a LAN

If both the client and the server are running on the same physical Local Area Network.

  1. Depending on the options you selected during installation, you can start Akeni Expert Client in the following methods:
  2. OR

  3. Press the “Options” button on the login window. Enable the check box "Find Server On LAN

1.2.2 Launching Akeni Expert Client Using IP address and Port

You need to specify the IP address and the port of the Akeni Expert Server if the server is running outside of your Local Area Network. You also need to do this if the client can not find the server because there is a personal firewall running on your computer. Please ask your system administrator for the IP address and the port of the Akeni Expert Server.

  1. Depending on the options you selected during installation, you can start Akeni Expert Client in the following methods:
  2. OR

  3. Press the “Options” button on the login window. Uncheck "Find server on LAN", then enter the Server's IP address and port

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