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Installing/Upgrading the PAM Web Service

Important:  Before beginning the installation process, please do the following:

  1. Verify that the requirements outlined in the Plan-a-Meeting Requirements section have been met.
  2. Download PAMWebService.msi onto the web server that will be running the PAM Web Service.
  3. Run PAMWebService.msi
  4. The first screen welcomes you to the Plan A Meeting Web Service Setup Wizard. Click Next to begin the installation process.The Destination Folder screen will appear.

 

  1. Select the destination folder.The installation process will create a new physical directory on your web server based on the destination folder path entered (“PamWebService” in the example above.) Click Next.

Note:  The PAM Web Service should not be installed in the same physical directory as other EMS web-based products.

  1. The SQL Server and database information screen will appear.

  1. Enter your EMS SQL Instance Name.
  2. Enter your EMS Database Name, typically named  “EMS”.
  3. Click Next.
  4. The Virtual Directory information screen will appear.

  1. The Virtual Directory Name will default to the destination folder specified in Step 5. It is recommended that you keep the default setting. The installation process will create a virtual directory on your web server based on the virtual directory entered (“PamWebService” in the example above.) Click Next.

Note:  The PAM Web Service should not be installed in the same virtual directory as other EMS web-based products.

  1. The Ready to install Plan A Meeting Web Service screen will appear. Click to install the PAM Web Service.
  2. The Completed the Plan A Meeting Web Service Setup Wizard screen will appear. Click Finish
  3. After following the steps above, verify your installation by opening a browser and entering the following:

http://[ServerName]/PAMWebService/PAMConfig.aspx (replace [ServerName] with the name of your web server)

Important:  A standard installation requires that the PAM Web Service be published without any authentication methods in place (e.g. Integrated Windows Authentication or Portal Authentication). If you require the PAM Web Service to be secured with authentication, additional configuration is necessary. Contact your implementation consultant for further details.