This document is used to install the RMS CONFIGURATOR onto one of your RMS computers for the first time. The Configurator must run 24/7 and have constant connection to the internet.
You will need the following from RMS Administration (if you do not have the below please contact Administration on +61 3 8399 9462, option 1).
- Client Number for RMS.
Steps to Install RMS Configurator & Connect to your Existing Database
Below are the steps which we will follow to configure RMS onto your intended Workstation.
1. Downloading of Files required
2. Installation of RMS Configurator
3. Connection to your Database
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You will need to download the following files from the RMS web page www.rms.com.au.
Go to www.rms.com.au
Log into the Customer Support page, by the Login menu item at the top right of the page (here you will require your Client Number as per page one (1) of this document)
Once logged in go to the Downloads button at the top of the screen
Choose to download and save the following files to your desktop; RMS Configurator/Updater
Double click the file downloaded to your desktop name RMSConfiguratorInstallerv2.28.exe in step one (1) of this document. Do not change any of the installation options, simply click next until prompted to install.
Once installed the Configurator will automatically start and minimize to your system tray. A sample of the icon is below.
This step will create a connection from your workstation to your database which resides on your server.
Any issue with the below steps would indicate that the Server was not configured correctly as per the Server Installation documentation.
Double click the RMS Configurator icon to open the main screen.
Select Tools, then Options
You will be presented with the screen below.
Complete the following information on the screen
|RMS Connection Options|
|User Name:||'sa' same as the configuration on your SQL Server|
|Password:||same as the configuration on your SQL Server|
|Server:||Name of your server computer|
|Database:||If the above is configured correctly you should automatically see the name of your database in this field.|
|Shared Data Path:||UNC style path back to C:\RMSWIN on your server|
Once all information has been entered, select OK then Cancel.
If all information is entered correctly the main screen should state the below
RMS Database: Connected
Client Number: This will display your properties RMS Client Number.
Minimize back to your system tray if all is correct.
The Configuration of your RMS Configurator is now complete.