Task 2.1: Install PowerBuilder and PowerServer

After you download PowerBuilder 2017 R3 Universal Edition from the Appeon web site, extract the installation package and start to install PowerBuilder and PowerServer by the following steps.

Step 1: Start IIS server: open IIS Manager, right click the top node (not the website node) in the treeview and select Start from the popup menu.

Step 2: Double click Autorun.exe in the PowerBuilder Universal Edition installation package. The PowerBuilder 2017 R3 Setup program starts.

Step 3: Click Install on the start page and then click Next on the welcome page.

Step 4: On the License Agreement page, accept the terms in the license agreement page and click Next.

Step 5: On the Customer Information page, enter your name and your company’s name and click Next.

Step 6: On the Choose Destination Location page, click Next to use the destination path shown.

Step 7: On the Destination Location for Shared Files page, click Next to use the destination path shown.

Step 8: On the Specify the SQL Anywhere Engine page, select the location of a SQL Anywhere engine for running the demo database.

Step 9: On the Select Products page, select PowerBuilder IDE, PowerServer Mobile, and PowerServer Toolkit and click Next to continue.

The PowerBuilder installation starts first.

  1. On the Select Components page, unselect any components you do not want to install, and click Next.

  2. On the Select Program Folder page, select the program folder to which program icons will be added, or specify a new one; then click Next.

  3. On the Start Copying Files page, review your settings, then click Next to begin installing files for PowerBuilder.

The PowerServer Mobile installation starts automatically when the PowerBuilder installation is completed.

  1. Click Next until you reach the screen for specifying the IIS Web site where PowerServer Mobile will be installed. Make sure Select an existing Web Site and Default Web Site are selected.

  2. Click Next. Choose whether to install the Demo Applications. If you have SQL Anywhere database server installed, select to install the demo; otherwise, do not install the demo since the demo requires SQL Anywhere database server to be previously installed.

  3. If you selected to install the Demo Applications, specify the path for the SQL Anywhere database server engine.

  4. Click Next until Setup begins installing files for PowerServer Mobile.

The PowerServer Toolkit installation starts automatically when the PowerServer Mobile installation is completed.

  1. Click Next until Setup begins installing files for PowerServer Toolkit.

Step 10: Click Finish when the PowerServer Mobile and the PowerServer Toolkit installations are completed.

Step 11: After closing all the windows during installation, the System Reboot Required screen is displayed. Select the Yes, I want to restart my computer now checkbox to reboot the system and then click Finish.