The purpose of this guide is to present the requirements, settings and procedures required to install fluig Connect.
About fluig Connect
The fluig Connect application allows you to access fluig documents on which you have permission, without having to access fluig: the application features an objective and user-friendly interface to help manage documents with key features, as follows:
Documents: allows you to access fluig documents and use a local repository to upload and download documents, making it easier to manage documents.
Notifications: allows you to keep track of fluig notifications on your desktop.
Fluig Connect allows you to:
- download documents;
- update documents;
- post documents;
- delete documents;
- check in and check out documents;
- browse documents;
- access fluig notifications on your desktop;
The installer developed for fluig Connect is fast and very easy to use. It has been configured to identify whether the target computer has the minimum requirements to install the software.
Fluig Connect was developed only for the Microsoft platform using the .NET development platform provided by Microsoft. That is why it is necessary to meet some of that platform’s component requirements so that fluig Connect works in perfect harmony with the operating system.
As a requirement for use, fluig Connect version must be equal to or lower than the fluig platform version.
We recommend you install and configure .NET Framework 4.5.2 or higher for fluig Connect to work properly.
Internet Explorer 9 or higher (it is used for the notification center)
Supported operating systems
Windows XP or higher (Windows 10 is under approval)
.NET Framework v4.5.2 or higher
For more details go to Installation Requirements.
Downloading the installer
To get the best out of the 32-bit and 64-bit architectures, specific installers have been developed for each platform.
To download the installer, go to fluig customer portal.
Installing fluig Connect
After downloading the installer, double click the executable .msi file to start the installation.
Here are the steps to install fluig Connect:
To proceed, check the “I accept the terms in the License Agreement” option and then click Install.
By checking the option “I accept the terms in the License Agreement”, the user confirms that they agree to the terms in the product license agreement.
Figure 01 - fluig Connect license agreement
The files will be copied to the installation target folder.
Figure 02 - fluig Connect installation process
After completing the installation process, click Finish.
Figure 03 - fluig Connect installation complete
Batch installing fluig Connect
It is also possible to batch install fluig Connect by sending parameters to configure the fluig server. Thus, it is not necessary to configure the fluig server when the user first accesses it.
Here are the steps to install fluig Connect with parameters:
Open the notepad and add the following command line:
msiexec /i <INSTALADOR>.msi HOST=fluig.server.com PORT=8080
- HOST: fluig server address. Example: HOST=fluig.server.com.
- PORT: access port to the fluig server. This parameter is optional. Example: PORT = 8080.
- INSTALLER: name of the downloaded MSI installer.
Figure 01 - Parameters to batch install fluig Connect
Save it as a batch (.bat) file in the same directory as the installer.
Figure 02 - Batch file to batch install fluig Connect
To run the batch file, double click it and follow the installer’s instructions. For more details, go to Installing fluig Connect (installer).
After the installation, it is not necessary to configure the fluig server upon the first access.
Installing fluig Connect using GPO
For information about how to install fluig Connect via GPO, see the instructions directly from Microsoft website at https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/816102.
How to enable fluig Connect in fluig
After the installation steps are complete, it is necessary to configure some settings.
The steps to enable fluig Connect in fluig are as follows:
Access fluig with the “wcmadmin” user.
Figure 01- Logging in to fluig
From the main menu, access the Control Panel, and then click the ECM tab.
Figure 02 - ECM Tab, in the Control Panel
Click the option fluig Connect.
Figure 03 - fluig Connect option, in the ECM tab
- Check the option “Enable fluig Connect?”.
- Then enter the transport limit via HTTP (in megabytes).
- Click Save.
Figure 04 - Enabling fluig Connect
How to configure fluig Connect
When accessing fluig Connect for the first time, you are required to define some basic settings before starting using it.
Here are the procedures required when first accessing fluig Connect:
- Upon the first access or when configuring the fluig server, users are required to define the minimum settings to use fluig Connect.
- The server address screen is displayed. Enter the server address in “Enter your account address” and click “Start”.
Figure 01 - fluig Connect preferences
- In many cases, you are required to configure proxy use to access fluig information.
- In order to access proxy settings, click the gear icon located in the upper right corner, as shown in the image below.
Figure 02 - Proxy configuration
- The Proxy tab features three proxy settings options:
- No proxy: default option, used when proxy services are not required;
- Automatic detection: option to use the operating system’s proxy settings. This option uses the Internet Explorer proxy settings;
- Manual: option to manually edit proxy settings.
- Click OK after adjusting the settings.
Figure 03 - Proxy configuration
In the General tab, you can configure fluig Connect to start up along with the operating system. To do so, simply select the “Run fluig Connect during system start-up” option.
Figure 04 - fluig Connect credentials
After the authentication process, you will be redirected to the fluig Connect explorer screen.
Figure 05 - fluig Connect Explorer Screen
Fluig Connect - Preferences
Follow the steps below to define fluig Connect preferences:
You can adjust the settings configured for the first access later, on the Preferences screen. Simply access it from the top menu, Preferences option.
The General tab shows the user name and image configured in fluig. This tab also shows the fluig server address. To change the fluig server, click “End Session” and the server settings screen will be displayed, as explained in the “How to configure fluig access in fluig Connect” section.
In the General tab, optionally you can configure whether to perform fluig notifications on your desktop. To do so, simply select the “Display notifications” option.
Optionally, in the general tab, you may also configure the default fluig Connect language by clicking the Language combo.
Optionally, you may configure your local document management repository in the Proxy tab. By default, fluig Connect automatically creates a default directory named fluig Connect in the user’s personal directory.
To change it, simply click “Select” and choose the directory of your choice.
In the Proxy tab, you can also configure fluig Connect to start up along with the operating system. To do so, simply select the “Run fluig Connect during system start-up” option.
The Proxy tab features three proxy settings options:
1) No proxy: default option, used when proxy services are not required;
2) Automatic detection: option to use the operating system’s proxy settings. This option uses the Internet Explorer proxy settings;
3) Manual: option to manually edit proxy settings.
Click OK after adjusting the settings.
In the Synchronize tab, you can choose the directory on your computer where to save the documents, in the Location field. You can change the directory by using the Change button.
You can also choose the versioning from three options:
- New version: creates a new version of the document
- New review: creates a new review of the document
- Keep version: keeps the same version of the document
In addition to defining the time for checking the synchronization folder.
Here are the steps to install the necessary requirements for fluig Connect to work properly.
Installing .NET Framework v4.5.2
Run the installer and follow the instructions displayed on the screen.