To install ActiveEfficiency:
Run the ActiveEfficiencyServer.msi. If you are running the installer on a server where UAC is enabled, start it from a command-prompt with elevated permissions – you may need to reboot the server.
On the Prerequisite Checks screen, the installer runs checks to see if the following are installed before it continues:
All prerequisites must pass in order to continue, except for MSMQ which is recommended if you are using Nomad.
If the Windows MSMQ feature is not enabled then the 1E ActiveEfficiency service component is not installed, then some Nomad features of ActiveEfficiency will not work. This service is required by:
C:\Program Files (x86)\1E\ActiveEfficiency\. You can choose a different location by clicking Change... Click Next to continue.
You can use a named instance with:
<ServerName>\<InstanceName>. For example, if there is an SQL Server named instance called
Admin on the server
SMS01, set the SQL Server Name: field to
If you want to install ActiveEfficiency database on a SQL Server cluster or SQL Always-On:
Edit the following config files, search for the <connectionStrings> tag, and replace each Server=name of the Always-On availability listener group:
The following is an example:
Check the TLS 1.0 disabled - install using TLS 1.1/1.2 checkbox. Further information can be found in the prerequisites for Web servers.
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, select the Use Custom IIS Settings option and update:
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.
|In order to use a customized host header name, ensure the changes are reflected in your DNS settings.|
On the Nomad Sync screen:
Tick the Enable Nomad Sync checkbox.
Nomad Sync is required for the Nomad Pre-cache and Nomad Dashboard features of ActiveEfficiency.
In Configuration Manager database server, enter the name of the server hosting your Configuration Manager database.
If you are installing ActiveEfficiency on the same server as the Configuration Manager database, do not use its Fully Qualified Domain Name. Use
Option 1- If you are installing a new setup for ActiveEfficiency and CM database on SQL Server cluster or Always-On please provide the name of the SQL Server cluster or Always-On availability listener group .
Option 2- If you already have a ActiveEfficiency installed with CM database on standalone instance, which was moved to a SQL Server cluster or an Always-On availability group, you will have to uninstall and re-install ActiveEfficiency using the name of the SQL Server cluster or Always-On availability listener group.
Add ActiveEfficiency server name in ConfigMgr_DViewAccess group on all nodes.
Post-installation, you may want to consider securing the ActiveEfficiency Website.
You should upgrade both the ActiveEfficiency Server and the ActiveEfficiency Scout at the same time.
If you made customizations to site bindings, the ActiveEfficiency service account or the
To upgrade the ActiveEfficiency Server, follow its installation procedure and do not drop the existing database.