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Instructions "Survey™ 2.0 Install package" - New Installation

1. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Clientside:
- Browsertypes IE9 or >; Firefox 8 >; Chrome 15.* or >

Serverside:
- .NET Framework 4.* or higher must be installed
- IIS webserver (6.* or higer)
- SMTP mailserver account
- MsSqlserver 2008 R2 database
- supported Operating Systems are Windows7, Vista, XP, Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008
- you must have administrator privileges on your computer

Free downloads available at http://www.asp.net/downloads/


2. FILES
- download zipped install package to your computer
- unzip files to (new) file directory (e.g. C:/Survey/..)


3. IIS

Option 1.
- create a new Virtual Directory in IIS [e.g. called 'SurveyProject'] which points to the directory where the Survey files are unzipped
- make sure you have default.aspx specified as a Default Document for your Virtual Directory
- set Asp.NET to version 4.* (or higher) and "Pipeline mode: Integrated"

Option 2.
- Create a WebApplication in IIS and follow the steps of option 1.
- Add the Webapplication to the proper Applicationpool using .NET 4.* and Integrated Pipeline Mode


4. DATABASE

"New DB installation"

- start MS SQL Server (using Enterprise Manager or your tool of choice )**
- open sql file 'SurveyProject_2.0_NewDBInstall.sql' from the '_Sql' website directory in a query window
- set database to 'master' db (use master)
- run sql query to create "SurveyProject" database
- check to see if database was created correctly

"Existing DB installation"
- start MS SQL Server (using Enterprise Manager or your tool of choice )**
- create a new empty database
- open sql file 'SurveyProject_2.0_ExistingDBInstall.sql' from the '_Sql' website directory in a query window
- change USE [yourdatabasename] command to the name of your database
- run sql query
- check to see if database was created correctly

*Note: you cannot upgrade any existing SP databases with these scripts


5. SECURITY
If using Windows 2000 or XP - IIS5
- the {Server}/ASPNET user account must have Read, Write and Change Control
of the root application directory (this allows the application to create files/folders )

If using Windows 2003 - IIS6
- the {Server}/NetworkService user account must have Read, Write and Change Control
of the root application directory (this allows the application to create files/folders )


6. DB CONNECTION
- open the web.config file in notepad or a texteditor
- Check the database connection string in the web.config file. Default is:
        <add key="NSurveyConnectionString" value="server=(local);Integrated Security=SSPI;database=surveyproject" />
- As an alternative try:
        <add key="NSurveyConnectionString" value="Server=YourSqlServer;Database=YourDatabase;uid=YourDbUser;pwd=YourPassword" />


7. SMTP MAILSETTINGS
- open the web.config file in notepad or a texteditor
- check smpt settings. Default is:
        <add key="NSurveySMTPServer" value="127.0.0.1" />
        <add key="NSurveySMTPServerPort" value="25" />
        <add key="NSurveySMTPServerAuthUserName" value="" />
        <add key="NSurveySMTPServerAuthPassword" value="" />

                <add key="NSurveySMTPServerEnableSsl" value="false"/> 

8. CULTURE/UICULTURE
- The language setting of your webbrowser will determine the XML languagefiles used to translate webpage texts.
- This effect is caused by one of the settings in the web.config file: culture/ uiculture.
- If set to "auto" (default) Survey™ will pick up culture/ language of preferred browser settings.
- To explicitely pick a culture/ language, replace auto with "en-US" or "nl-NL" for example.


9. START SURVEY
- browse to http://[nameofyourwebserver]/[NameOfSurveySite] or your hosting URL in your web browser
- the application will start running

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Instructions "Survey™ 2.0 Install package" - Upgrade Installation

Note on upgrades of 1.1.0/ 1.2.0/ 1.2.1/ 1.2.2/1.2.3

- Because of the many changes to the 2.* version we advise to fully replace the database and webfiles with the latest version;
- Surveys created in 1.* can be exported to XML and imported into the 2.* version.
- Manual corrections to the XML files will be necessary;
- Instruction can be found in the file: SP20_ImportSurveys.txt


To upgrade from SP 2.0 Beta
- backup any existing webfiles;
- copy the new SP 2.0 webfiles accross the existing webfiles;
- no database changes are needed


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Survey's sources are released free of charge. However, you must READ and FULLY understand
 the license agreement before you download and use the software.

You can support the project (hosting, dev. tools) and/or donate.
Go to http://survey.codeplex.com or visit the Community site at http://www.surveyproject.info

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Survey™ Source Code

Sources will be published separately at the Codeplex site.
 
If you fix bugs or add new features that can be useful to the Survey
 community do not hesitate to contact us to integrate them in the public release.

Also if you use Survey's engine or tool in a project we would be happy to hear from
your testimonials on our forums at http://www.surveyproject.info or in private.

For the latest news check >> http://www.surveyproject.info
For the latest downloads check >> http://survey.codeplex.com

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Survey™ Form Samples

- Two sample Survey forms can be found in the _SurveySamples directory
- Import the xml files through the New Survey menu options

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Last edited Apr 14, 2012 at 10:47 AM by fwsmaster, version 1

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