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i4BACnet Installation

Abstract

Open this article and check out the steps you can organise to download and install the i4BACnet software.

i4BACnet installation pack can be found on the official WEBfactory Support page under Downloads i4BACnet.

  1. To start the download, click on the "i4BACnet [...]" link.

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    Download i4BACnet installation pack

    Note

    The installation, as described in current article will provide you with i4BACnet demo application. In order to obtain a license for this product, please check also the i4BACnet Licensing chapter.

  2. Download will start automatically in your browser. Extract the archive and start the BACnet Setup installation. 

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    WEBfactory BACnet Setup dialog

  3. Click the Install button to continue with installation.

    Note

    Additional programs might be required to be installed in parallel with i4BACnet. For more details about them, check the Requirements and Recommendations chapter:

    • Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable (x64)

    • Microsoft .NET Core 3.1.2 Windows Server Hosting

  4. Follow up the Setup installation steps. When the progress is finished the system will display the BACnet Setup Wizard.

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    BACnet Setup Wizard

  5. To proceed with i4BACnet installation, click button Next.

  6. On the upcoming Setup Wizard page, the License Agreement Terms are displayed. Read and accept the License Agreement Terms. 

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    Read and Accept License Agreement Terms

  7. After clicking the Next button you can define the destination folder where product will be installed. To change the destination folder, click on the Change... button.

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    BACnet Destination Folder

  8. At the Custom Setup step define the way application features will be installed, by clicking on the feature tree and selecting desired options. Click on the Next button to proceed with installation.

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    BACnet Custom Setup

  9. In the Ready to install BACnet dialog click on Install button. 

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    Ready to install BACnet

  10. The installation progress can be seen in the status progress bar.

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    Installation progress

  11. As soon as installation is finished the Completed BACnet Setup Wizard dialog is displayed. To complete the installation and exit the Setup Wizard, click on the Finish button.

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    Finish BACnet installation

  12. After the installation, the system will automatically open in your default browser the BACnet Service Settings page where further application settings can be processed.

    Note

    The generated BrokerUrl will be further used when configuring the BACnet Connector. For more details about the Service settings configuration, visit also chapter Service Settings.

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    BACnet localhost service settings page