Installing Identity Broker Plus

Overview

Installation of Identity Broker Plus is as easy and simple as running the UNIFY Identity Broker Plus.msi installer package. This installer contains everything required for an installation of Identity Broker Plus with the exception of Identity Broker itself, which must be installed separately.

Installing Identity Broker Plus

Installation from the desktop

To begin installation, locate and run the UNIFY Identity Broker Plus v5.1.msi installation package from either Windows Explorer or through command prompt.

The title screen of the installation wizard will be shown.


Read and accept the UNIFY Software License Agreement.


Select either a Standard installation for both service and web files, or IIS installation for web files only.


Configure database settings. If you wish for the installer to attempt to add Identity Broker Plus database components to an existing Identity Broker database, select the Attempt New Install option and enter the required details - the location and name of the SQL server instance and the name of the database to update. If you wish to update the database manually, select the Manual Install option and see Manually Upgrading the Identity Broker Plus Database.


Select the installation location of Identity Broker. The default installation directory is:

C:\Program Files\UNIFY Solutions\Identity Broker\


Begin the installation when ready.


A progress bar will appear showing the progress of the installation. Wait until the installation process is complete.


The installation has completed successfully. Click finish to close the installation window.


Identity Broker Plus has now been installed. Restart the Identity Broker service now.

Unattended Installation

An unattended installation may be performed by using the msiexec.exe command and supplying the installer package as the parameter:

msiexec.exe /qn /i "%Installer Directory%\UNIFY Identity Broker Plus v5.1.msi" ADDLOCAL=Service,Web

Alternatively, to perform a database upgrade during installation:

msiexec.exe /qn /i "%Installer Directory%\UNIFY Identity Broker Plus v5.1.msi" DATABASE_TYPE="UPGRADE" SQL_SERVER="localhost" SQL_DATABASE="Unify.IdentityBroker" ADDLOCAL=Service,Web

Option

Description

Option value

ADDLOCAL The comma-separated list of installation types to install. Service,Web,IIS_Web
DATABASE_TYPE Whether the database should be skipped (manual); installed; or upgraded. MANUAL, UPGRADE
SQL_SERVER The name of the SQL server hosting the Identity Broker database.
SQL_INSTANCE The instance name of of the database server. Leave blank for a default instance.
SQL_DATABASE The name of the database, for example Unify.IdentityBroker

Uninstalling Identity Broker Plus

Identity Broker Plus can be uninstalled by finding the component in Programs and Features and selecting the Uninstall option.


Verifying Installation

Once Identity Broker Plus has been installed successfully and the Identity Broker service has been restarted, the installation can be verified by logging onto the Identity Broker web interface. If correctly installed, Link and Locker menu items will be present in the top navigation menu, as well as new categories on the home page for Recent Links and Recent Lockers.

If the above steps did not work:

Identifying the Identity Broker Plus version

The Identity Broker Plus version can be confirmed by navigating to the About tab and looking at the version numbers there within:


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