HOW TO: MachPanel Control Server Installation

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HOW TO: MachPanel Control Server Installation


This article describes step by step procedure to install MachPanel Control Server.

Applies To:

MachPanel Version 6

System Requirements:

For best performance of MachPanel Automation Solution, make sure your system meets below Minimum RAM requirements:

Control Server + Database = 4GB to 8GB RAM
STORAGE: 50 GB 
Control Server (Without Database) = 4GB RAM
Minimum RAM On Database Server = 4GB

Procedure:

Please follow the step by step procedure to install MachPanel Control Server on your windows server machine:

1) First step is to install the pre-requisite i.e. Web Server. For this, open Server Manager, click on 'Roles' and click on 'Add Roles'

2) Then select 'Web Server (IIS)' and click next.

3) Now select all the role services for Web Server except 'FTP Services'.

4) Click 'next' to install the selected role and services.

5) Now go to Server Manager >> Features. Select and install .NET Framework 3.5 Features.  For Windows Server 2012, the HTTP activation and Non-HTTP activation should also be installed. See below snapshot for more details:

MachPanel now needs .Net 4.5.2 which is installed separately and you will get error in License Activation in case it is not installed.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42643


Finish the setup. Now your server is ready to install MachPanel Control Server.

6) Now open http://www.machsol.com/ and click on Login link on top. Login using the credentials you registered with this site.