Installing a new, complete version of ESI

To install a new, complete version of ESI:

  1. Locate and double-click the latest version of ESI.3.*.Setup.X64.exe.

  1. In the ESI InstallShield Wizard, click Next.

  2. When the EMC Software License Agreement appears, accept the license agreement and click Next.

  3. In the Prerequisites window, confirm that your system meets the prerequisites and click Next.

  4. In the Setup window, confirm or change the options to be installed and click Next.

Note: Some options, including the ESI Service and ESI Exchange HA Extension, are not selected by default. You can click Change to change the installable path to a drive other than the default drive.

  1. In the Publish Connection Information window, select one of the following options and click Next.



Active Directory Lightweight Directory Service (AD LDS)

Recommended option that persists or stores connection settings in a central location. For this option, type the Server Name and Service Port for connecting to the AD LDS instance.

Active Directory

Uses Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) to persist connection settings.

Local Server

Persists connection settings locally (same as ESI 3.1). For example, MMC and PowerShell use the user appdat and the ESI Service uses SQLCE to persist settings locally.

  1. If you are not installing the ESI Exchange HA Extension, skip to the next step.

If you are installing the extension, when prompted, enter a username and password for the Login Credential for HA Extension Service and click Next.

Note: You must use the same username and password for each extension installed on each Exchange mailbox server.

  1. In the Ready to Install the Program window, click Install.

  2. Click Finish.

  3. If using Active Directory Services, configure AD DS or AD LDS for ESI supported applications.

Note: The ESI installer attempts to add a firewall exception rule to enable Remote Volume Management on the host where ESI is being installed. The installer also attempts to enable PS Remoting on the same host. If the installer encounters a problem during these steps, you need to perform these steps manually after the installation is complete.


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 ESI overview

 Reinstalling ESI

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