To install ActiveEfficiency:
ActiveEfficiencyServer.msi. If you are running the installer on a server where UAC is enabled, start it from a command-prompt with elevated permissions.
- On the Welcome screen, click Next.
- On the License Agreement screen, accept the license agreement and click Next.
- On the Prerequisite Checks screen, the installer runs checks to see if the following are installed before it continues:
- MSMQ is a prerequisite for the Nomad dashboard, so if that fails the 1E ActiveEfficiency service component will not be installed
- On the Enable 1E ActiveEfficiency Cloud Connection screen:
- Select the Yes I want to register with 1E ActiveEfficiency option and click Next to complete the registration if you want to take advantage of the cloud service
- If you do not want to take advantage of the cloud service, do not select the Yes I want to register with 1E ActiveEfficiency cloud option and click Next to skip this process
- In the Register with 1E ActiveEfficiency Cloud screen, click Create 1E ActiveEfficiency account and enter your credentials.
If you have previously created an account, use your existing credentials. If this is the first time, the process is described here.
On the Destination Folder screen, choose the folder where you want ActiveEfficiency installed. By default, it installs to
C:\Program Files (x86)\1E\ActiveEfficiency\. You can choose a different location by clicking Change... Click Next to continue.
- On the Database Server screen, enter the name of the server where you want the ActiveEfficiency database installed and click Next. Checks are made to see if the specified machine is an SQL server.
You can use a named instance with:
<ServerName>\<InstanceName>. For example, if there is an SQL named instance called
Adminon the server
SMS01, set the SQL Server Name: field to
On the ActiveEfficiency Website Settings screen, accept the defaults and Click Next or modify the default settings for the ActiveEfficiency Website by ticking the Use Custom IIS Setting checkbox. Exercise caution when doing this and ensure that any changes you make are reflected in the DNS, router and firewall. If you want to customize the settings, check Use Custom IIS settings and update:
- IIS Port – port used by the ActiveEfficiency Web API
- IP Address – IP Address for the ActiveEfficiency Web API
- Host Header – host reader for the ActiveEfficiency Web API. This is the server name used to locate the ActiveEfficiency Web API.
Any customizations to the ActiveEfficiency Web API will need to be used in all the consumers of data from the ActiveEfficiency Server when configuring the connection to ActiveEfficiency server.
- On the Nomad Sync screen:
- Tick the Enable Nomad Sync checkbox.
In CM Database Server, enter the name of the server hosting your Configuration Manager database.
- In CM Database Name, enter the name of your Configuration Manager database.
- Set the synchronization interval. The default is 30 minutes.
- Click Next.
- On the Ready to Install the Program screen, click Install.
You should upgrade both the ActiveEfficiency Server and the ActiveEfficiency Scout at the same time.
- To upgrade the ActiveEfficiency Server, follow its installation procedure and do not drop the existing database.
- To upgrade the ActiveEfficiency Scout, follow its installation procedure.