Follow the installation wizard instructions.
Installation Step 1 (The Start)
The installation process starts. The installation wizard displays information
about the product and the installation.
Installation Step 2 (License
The installation wizard displays the license agreement. Read
it carefully. You
have to accept the license agreement to continue the
Installation Step 3 (Database Type
- License key: If you have already purchased a license,
enter the license key here. If you install the product for
evaluation purposes, leave the default field value (DEMO).
- Choose database: You must select the exact database
type for which your license has been issued. Selecting any database
type other than the one stipulated by the license violates the
license agreement and can cause partial or full malfunction of
MySQL databases can be
installed in UTF-8 encoding. If you
choose to install UTF-8 version, mark
the Install in UTF-8 Mode option.
Installation step 4 (Preliminary
The installation wizard checks your system for minimum requirements and displays advices on how to
tune your system for optimum performance.
If your system does not match minimum requirements, the problem description
in red will display on the top of the screen.
The detailed description of the incompatibility can be found
in the page body. You cannot continue installation until you fix the problem.
If your system does not match the recommended settings,
you can still proceed with the installation. The installer will show
the potentially incorrect settings.
However, it is strongly recommended that
you bring these settings into line with
the recommended values. You can verify the
system preferences in the Site Check
form in Control Panel.
Installation step 5 (Database
Here the license file and the database connection configuration
file are created, and the data is uploaded to the database.
- Server: Server that hosts the database engine. Usually "localhost:31006" for local servers.
- Database user:
If checked, a new database user will be
created. Otherwise, an existing
user will be used.
- User name: The user name (login) of
a database user to access the database.
- Password: The user password to access the database.
- Database: if checked, a new database
will be created. Otherwise, the existing
database will be used.
- Database name: The name of the database
to which the product will be installed.
Note! If you choose to create a
new database or database user, you will have
to provide the database administrator's login
Note! The database administrator's user name
and password are used only at the installation and
database creation time. This information is not stored in the
- Login: the administrator's login to
be used for connection
to the database.
- Password: the administrator's password
to be used for
connection to the
- Type of database tables: Select
here the required type of tables. MySQL
supports custom table types as of version 4.0
- Access permission for
portal files: Permissions that will be applied to
all newly created files. Access permissions should allow the web server to write to files. The default value is 0777.
- Access permission for
portal folders: Permissions that will be applied to the newly created folders. Access permissions should allow the web server to write to folders. The default value is 0777.
You can change the database connection parameters manually by editing
the file /bitrix/php_interface/dbconn.php.
Installation step 6
Here the system creates the database.
This step does not require any user
interaction. The process of the database
creation is indicated by the progress bar.
When the database creation is completed,
the installation wizard will proceed to the next
Installation step 7
Here you can configure the portal and create the
portal administrator account. This account
gives a user the exclusive access to the
allows to edit all the portal settings. You can create
more users with less permissions later.
- Login: The portal administrator
login to access the portal Control
Panel. Login should contain at least 3
symbols which can be Latin letters and digits only.
- Password: The portal administrator
password. Login should contain at least 6
symbols which can be Roman letters and digits
- Confirm password: Type in the password again to ensure its correctness.
- E-Mail: The e-mail address of the
name: The portal
- Last name: The portal
administrator's last name.
When the administrator account is
created, the system will start the Demo
Portal Creation Wizard.
Follow the installation wizard
Note: The Cancel button in the Demo
Site Creation Wizard is disabled during
the installation. This button is active
when the wizard is launched in Control
Wizard Step 1
Here you can select the template for
your portal. Templates vary in design, main
page layout and settings.
Wizard Step 2
Choose the required colour scheme for
your site. Each template has a specific
set of colour schemes.
Wizard Step 3
Specify the name and title of your
portal, and provide the company logo.
Wizard Step 4
This step configures the installation
parameters. If you specify to set the Active
Directory preferences, the two additional
substeps will follow in which you will
configure your Active Directory and provide
the AD-to-portal user group mapping.
Otherwise, the wizard will proceed to
the last step.
Wizard Step 5
This step installs the portal files and
does not require any user
interaction. You can watch the
installation process in the progress bar.
Then, the installation wizard will proceed to the
This screen shows that the Portal Creation Wizard has completed