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Survey 1.0.0. Install Package - New Webapplication / Clean Install

1. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
- .NET Framework 2.0 or higher must be installed
- IIS webserver
- Smpt mailserver account
- MsSqlserver 2000 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
- create a Virtual Directory in IIS (e.g. called Survey) 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 Aspnet to version 2.* (or higher)

4. DATABASE
- start SQL Server 2000 or MSDE 2000 (using Enterprise Manager or your tool of choice )
- open sql file NSurveyDBInstall.sql from SQL directory in query window
- set database to 'master' db (use master)
- run sql query to create Nsurvey database
- check to see if database was created correctly

- optional: run queries from NSurveySamples.sql to create initial survey sample

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. CONNECTION
- open web.config in notepad or texteditor
- Check the connection string in web.config. Default is:
<add key="NSurveyConnectionString" value="server=(local);Integrated Security=SSPI;database=nsurvey" />

7. SMPT MAILSETTINGS
- open web.config in notepad or 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="" />

8. START SURVEY
- browse to localhost/(NameOfSurveySite) in your web browser
- the application will start running

Last edited Mar 5, 2010 at 9:15 AM by fwsmaster, version 1

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