MKMS Installation

This Help File Page was last Modified on 05/19/2019

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MKMS Installation

This Help File Page was last Modified on 05/19/2019

The MKMS Alarm Company Management and Central Station Monitoring Software Solutions may be installed automatically using a supplied MKMS Windows Installation Package CD or by opening the downloaded MKMS Windows Installation Package file.

 

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MKMS Windows Installation Package Icon

 

To start the installation, Double-Click the MKMS Windows Installation Package Icon

Windows® will load the package and start the setup's configuration process.

 

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When Windows® has been properly configured for the installation, the MKMS Install Aware Wizard dialog will be displayed.

 

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MKMS Install Aware Wizard - Welcome dialog

 

Click the Next > button to start the installation

 

There are two types of installation processes available:

1.Server Installation which installs the programs chosen later in the process and installs the SAP SQL Anywhere database engine and database files.

2.Work Station Installation which installs the programs and establish a connection to the SAP SQL Anywhere database engine and database files,

 

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Installation Type - Are you installing MKMS on a server?

 

a)Answer Yes to execute a Server Installation:

This option will be chosen because the current PC will be the Server accessed by all Users desiring to use any of the MKMS and MKMSCS modules and will also have the SAP SQL Anywhere database engine and storing the database files installed, or will be the only PC used to access any of the MKMS and MKMSCS modules and so must have the SAP SQL Anywhere database engine and storing the database files installed as well.

b)Answer No to execute a Work Station Installation:  

This option will be chosen because the current PC will be used as a Work Station connected to the Company's Server on another (different) PC which is running the SAP SQL Anywhere database engine and storing the database files on that Server.

 

License Agreement

Before continuing, you must read and accept the Terms of the License Agreement by Checking that box.

 

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MKMS Install Aware Wizard - License Agreement dialog

 

Click the Next > button to continue the installation

 

Setup Type

There are three types of Setup Types available:

1.Central Station and Management - Choose this option to install both the MKMS Alarm Company Management modules and the MKMSCS Central Station Monitoring module

 

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MKMS Install Aware Wizard - Setup Type dialog

Central Station and Management option selected

 

Install MKMS to:  Accept the recommended location for your programs or Click the Change button to locate a different folder, when required.

 

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Destination Folder - Select the folder where setup will install the MKMS and MKMSCS files

 

Click the Next > button to continue the installation

 

2.Management Only (Recommended) - Choose this option to install the MKMS Alarm Company Management modules in the folder chosen below.

Unless your Company is operating their own Central Station, this is the appropriate choice.

 

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MKMS Install Aware Wizard - Setup Type dialog

Management Only (Recommended) option selected

 

Install MKMS to:  Accept the recommended location for your programs or Click the Change button to locate a different folder, when required.

 

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Destination Folder - Select the folder where setup will install the MKMS and MKMSCS files

 

Click the Next > button to continue the installation

 

3.Custom - Choose this option only under the direction of a Micro Key Solutions Technician.

 

Completing the Install Aware Wizard for MKMS:

 

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MKMS Install Aware Wizard - Completing the Install Aware Wizard for MKMS dialog

 

Click the Next > button to begin configuration

Click the < Back button to change settings

Click the Cancel button to exit

 

SQL Anywhere 17 MKMS Edition Setup

When the Next > button is selected on the Completing the Install Aware Wizard for MKMS dialog, and the Installation Type of Server was chosen (see above), the Welcome to the Installation Wizard for SQL Anywhere 17 dialog is displayed

 

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Welcome to the Installation Wizard for SQL Anywhere 17 dialog

 

Click the Next > button to begin the Server Installation

 

Installation Directory - The default Installation Directory dialog is displayed.

 

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SQL Anywhere 17 MKMS Edition Setup - Installation Directory

 

Accept the recommended location for your SQL Anywhere 17 Server, or Click the Change button to locate a different folder, if required (this change process is usually directed by a Micro Key Solutions Technician).

Click the Next > button to continue the Server Installation

 

Ready to Install - Proceed with the installation:

 

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Click the Install button to begin installation

Click the < Back button to change installation settings

Click the Cancel button to exit the Wizard

 

Setup Status - When  the Install button is chosen, the Setup Status dialog is displayed.

 

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Setup status - SQL Anywhere is performing the requested operations

 

Setup Complete - When finished, the Setup Complete dialog is displayed

 

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Setup Complete - The wizard has finished installing SQL Anywhere 17 MKMS Edition

 

Click the Finish button to exit the installation process.

 

Login - Whether or not a Server Installation was performs, once the all of the required installation processes are completed, the MKMS Install Aware Wizard and/or SQL Anywhere 17 MKMS Edition Setup (if required) dialog will be closed and the MKS Management Modules Login screen is displayed.

Name - admin

Password - admin

 

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MKS Management Modules - Login screen

 

As soon as practical, change your admin password following the instructions in the Change Passwords chapter.

 

UL® Password and Username Requirements: As part of properly implementing the Third Edition UL® 1981 Standard, specifically for compliance with section 6.2 Sign-on Security of the Third Edition UL® 1981 Standard:

6.2.1 - The Employee's Password (i.e., Passcode) shall consist of the following:

a)A Username of at least six (6) characters

b)A Password which shall consist of a minimum of six alpha-numeric characters with at least one alpha and one numeric character

6.2.6 - The automation system shall prevent:

a)Repeated passwords, used within the last six changes;

b)Passwords that are a derivative of the user name(s); and

[e.g., Password cannot contain 50% of a Username so a User "Stacy" cannot have a Password of "STA3841"]

c)Passwords that are simply letters or numbers in order (e.g.: abcd, 1234, etc.).

[e.g., any type of sequence is prohibited such as 'ab', '34', '89', 'xy']

 

Services - Microsoft Windows® services, formerly known as NT services, are long-running executable applications that run in their own Windows sessions. These services can be automatically started when the computer boots, can be paused and restarted, and do not show any user interface. They are ideal for use on a server or whenever you need long-running functionality that does not interfere with other users who are working on the same computer.

As part of this installation, several Services will also be installed.  These are the:

1.MKS Connect Service -

2.MKS ePay Service -

3.MKS Report Service -

 

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Windows Task manager - Services tab - Open Services option

 

To confirm that these Services have been installed:

a)Open the Windows © Task Manager and

b)Select the Services tab then

c)Click the Open Services option at the bottom of the Task Manager Form.

 

The Window Services dialog will be displayed and the installed services will be listed alphabetically..

 

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What's Next?

1.Establish System Preferences

2.Learn How to Setup a Module

3.Set your Company's (and your preferences) in User Options

4.Read Millennium Series User Interface Chapter Topics for an explanation of how to interact with, and use this program.

 

If desired/when required: Press Ctrl+F1 to access the Help Files which provides access to the instructions for everything you will need to know about MKMS.