Selecting Products and Providing Basic Information

The installer collects basic information before beginning the PowerBuilder installation.

Note

Click Cancel to interrupt the installation at any point during this procedure. You can then either exit or resume the installer. If you choose to exit, you can stop the current installation and continue with your other selections, or end the installer completely.

To select the PowerBuilder product and provide basic information before installing PowerBuilder:

  1. On the start page of the installer, select Install.

  2. On the Welcome page, click Next.

    If you have not installed prerequisites for PowerBuilder, the next page in the wizard informs you what needs to be installed. Click Cancel to exit the wizard, or Next to continue without installing the prerequisites.

  3. On the License Agreement page, read the license agreement, select the I accept the terms of the license agreement radio button, and click Next to continue.

  4. On the Customer Information page, enter your name and company name.

  5. On the Select Products page, select PowerBuilder IDE and PowerBuilder Runtime and click Next to continue.

    If you want to install PowerBuilder IDE and PowerBuilder Runtime separately, make sure that PowerBuilder Runtime is installed before PowerBuilder IDE.

    PowerClient App Publisher should be installed to the Web server, for providing publishing services for the PowerClient C/S application.

    Note

    You can also select to install PowerServer (PB Edition), PowerServer Toolkit, PowerServer Help, and PowerServer Web Component. For installation instructions, refer to the Installing PowerServer 2019 R3 section in the Installation Guide for PowerServer (PB Edition).

    You can also select to install SnapDevelop, .NET DataStore, and PowerScript Migrator. For installation instructions, refer to the Installation Guide for SnapDevelop.

  6. On the Choose Destination Location page, click Next to accept the destination path shown, or click Browse and select a different path, click OK, and click Next.

  7. On the Choose Destination Location For Shared Files page, click Next to accept the destination path shown, or click Browse and select a different path, click OK, and click Next. Use the same folder for shared files for all products in this set.

  8. On the Select the Database Type page, select PostgreSQL or SQL Anywhere and then specify the location of the database engine that will be used to run the demo database (PB demo DB), and click Next.

  9. Complete the installer for the product you selected.