5.1 Using the Wizard to Install the Components

The installation program guides you through the configuration settings for the Identity Manager engine. The installation program automatically defaults to wizard mode.

To prepare for the installation, see Checklist for Installing the Identity Manager Engine, Drivers, and Plug-ins. Also see the Release Notes accompanying the release. To perform an unattended installation, see Performing a Silent Installation.

NOTE:Your choice of performing the installation as an administrator or a non-administrator user should match the method that you used for installing the Identity Vault.

5.1.1 Installing as an Administrative User

This section describes the guided process for using the installation wizard to install the Identity Manager engine as an administrative user. The installation program is located at \products\idm\windows\setup\idm_install.exe.

To install the Identity Manager engine as an administrative user:

  1. Log in as an administrator on the computer where you want to install the Identity Manager engine.

  2. From the directory that contains the installation files, locate and run idm_install.exe.

  3. Accept the license agreement, and then click Next.

  4. In the Select Components window, specify the components that you want to install.

    For more information about the options, see Understanding the Installation Program.

  5. (Optional) To select specific drivers for the individual components, complete the following steps:

    1. Click Customize the selected components, and then click Next.

    2. Expand Drivers under the component that you want to install.

    3. Select the drivers that you want to install.

  6. Click Next.

  7. In the Activation Notice window, click OK. For more information, see Activating Identity Manager.

  8. For Authentication, specify a user account and its password with sufficient rights in eDirectory to extend the schema. Specify the user name in the LDAP format. For example, cn=admin,o=company.

  9. For Pre-Installation Summary, verify the settings.

  10. Click Install.

  11. Activate Identity Manager. For more information, see Activating Identity Manager.

  12. To create and configure your driver objects, consult the specific guide for that driver. For more information, see Identity Manager Drivers documentation website.