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Ad Astra's installation Control Panel provides various utilities for installing and upgrading the application.  To install and launch the Control Panel, perform the following:


1.Launch the AstraSchedule.7.x.x.x.msi file and click Next on the Welcome screen to continue.




NOTE:  The Astra Schedule application requires that Active Server Pages and

ASP.NET be registered and allowed in IIS.  If this is not the case, you will immediately receive one or the other of the following messages:






To correct this issue in IIS 6, perform the following steps to re-install the .NET framework and configure the IIS settings:
(For IIS 7, see  for instructions for Windows Server 2008 (R2)


a.Click OK.




b.Click OK.


c.Execute the following command using Start>Run or the Command prompt:


C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\aspnet_regiis.exe –i


ASP.NET will be reinstalled.




d.Go to Start > Run and run the command shown below to restart IIS.






e.Open the IIS Manager and click on the Web Service Extensions option.




f.Select the ASP.NET extension and click the Allow button.


g.If necessary, also select and allow Active Server Pages.


h.Re-run the Astra Schedule installer.



2.Place a check in the box to accept the license agreement and click Next to continue.


3.Confirm the components to be installed and the destination folder and click Next to continue.


4.Click Install to deploy the application files and the installation control panel.


5.Wait while the installation takes place, then click Finish to close the installer and launch the Control Panel.
noteNOTE:  Due to Windows Server 2008 Security settings you may have to choose not to launch the control panel through the application installer after the files are deployed. To run the Control Panel as Administrator click the Start button from the server desktop and right click “Astra Control Panel 7.X.X” where 7.X.X is the Astra Schedule version being installed and choose “Run as Administrator”.



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