Liquid UI - WS Reference Library

2.3 Install Process


Server Install Process

Installing Liquid UI Server aka GuiXT Server with the InstallShield Wizard.

There are two processes for installation, as follows:

  • 32-bit systems
  • 64-bit systems

32-bit Installations

The process to install the Liquid UI WS Server on a 32-bit system is as follows:

  1. Download the Installer package from a location specified by a Synactive Support or Sales representative. The install package is named ‘GuiXTServerSetup.exe’.
  2. Double-click the Setup.exe package. The InstallShield Wizard will start and the Welcome screen will appear. Click Next.


  3. The End User License Agreement (EULA) screen will appear. Click the I accept... checkbox and then click Next.


  4. The Destination Folder screen will appear. Click Next.


  5. The Ready to Install screen will appear. Click Install.


  6. The install status screen will display during the install. When Liquid UI Server has been installed, the Finish window will display as shown below. Click Finish.


  7. The 32-bit Liquid UI Server has now been successfully installed on your target system.

64-bit Installations

The process to install the GuiXT WS Server on a 64-bit system is as follows:

  1. Download the Installer package from a location specified by a Synactive Support or Sales representative. The install package is named ‘GuiXTServerSetup_64.exe’.
  2. Double-click the Setup.exe package. The InstallShield Wizard will start and the Welcome screen will appear. Click Next.


  3. The End User License Agreement (EULA) screen will appear. Click I accept.. radiobutton and then click Next.


  4. The Destination Folder screen will appear. Click Next.


  5. The Ready To Install screen will appear. Click Install.


  6. The install status screen will display during the install. When Liquid UI Server has been installed, the Finish window will display as shown below. Click Finish.


  7. The 64-bit Liquid UI Server has now been successfully installed on your target system.
Note:

If you are using GuiXT WS, you may need to do some additional steps, as follows:

  1. Go to the C:\\Program Files\Synactive Inc\GuiXTServer folder and create a new file named guixt.sjs.
  2. Consult the Configuration section of this document for directions on how to configure the Liquid UI Server.

Installing as Administrator

For certain Windows systems, you must install Liquid UI Server using an account that has Administrator privileges. Affected systems are as follows:

  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2008

To install Liquid UI Server as an Administrator, please do the following:

  1. Log out of SAP and close all SAP windows including the Logon Pad.

  2. Log into the target machine as Administrator. Liquid UI Server requires full Administrator rights in order to install correctly.

  3. 3. Right-click on the setup file and select 'Run as Administrator' as shown below:


  4. After the installation completes, navigate to the GuiXT Server folder. The paths are as follows:

    • 32-bit systems: C:\Program Files\Synactive Inc\GuiXTServer
    • 64-bit systems: C:\Program Files (x86)\Synactive Inc\GuiXTServer
  5. Right-click on 'SynSerial Manager.exe' and select 'Run as Administrator' as shown below:


  6. The License Manager will launch. Click Add.

  7. The license will be added to the License Manager. Click Apply and close the License Manager.

  8. The license is now installed and Liquid UI Server is ready to use.