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    How to install FMS

    I'm a newbie to SIMS and FMS and haven't got any training for it.

    I have managed to work out how to install SIMS.net to a computer.

    But i can't get the FMS part of it to work.

    I don't need to change anything on the server, this is just a brand new workstation that needs it installled.

    Can anyone tell me how to install this onto the computer?

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    You will probably need the FMS installation disk from the LA support desk.

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    Can you use the FMS setup from
    S:\Sims\Setups\FMSApplicationSetup.exe ??

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    If you're FMS has been upgraded to MSSQL, you can use the installer in S:\SIMS\SETUPS\FMS\FMSApplicationSetup, do not use FMSApplicationSetup which is in S:\SIMS\SETUPS as this doesn't work.
    If you haven't been upgraded to MSSQL you need the installation CD from Capita.

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    Cheers for the help guys.

    Between Button_Ripple and me we have managed to get FMS installed.

    Now we have the problem that we cannot get the database link to work - it keeps asking for a username and password for the server, which we do have, but doesn't work.

    Any ideas?
    does it need to be a SIMS/FMS username and password?
    Or would it be an admin-specific one that capita use?

    Cheers!

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    The FMS usernames and password are different to the SIMS usernames and passwords. There is a default username and password but I can't give this out on a forum, please ring Capita Support.

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    Assuming you have had the FMS 6 update done,try this:-

    Run workstation update from:-

    S:\SIMS\Setups\FMS\FMSApplicationSetup.exe (Where S:\ is your SIMS drive mapping)

    Run FMS SQL Modules Application

    Select “I cannot access an FMSConnect.ini file”

    Type server name as : yourservername\sims2005
    (change "yourservername" to correct name for your location

    Some users will need to have their passwords reset following the upgrade.


    Steve
    Last edited by MGSTech; 2nd May 2008 at 01:28 PM.

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    FMS

    There is also a patch number:1273 which should be installed on your FMS database through dbupgrade will attach pdf explaining. Have fun ;-)
    Attached Files Attached Files

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    FMS again

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    blonde moment hehe!
    will attach proper pdf ok
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