SMS2 3 – Installing SMS2

SMS2 3 – Installing SMS2

This section of the documentation provides the steps to install SMS2 on to the same servers as the Radius Servers built for this set of articles.

Pre-Requisites

In order to install the SMS2 software the following prereqiusites must be met :-

  • .NET Framework 4.0 is installed on the servers
  • A Service Account has been created on the Domain
  • A blank SQL Database and an SQL User configured to allow access to the blank database

Installing The Software

Once you have registered and downloaded the SMS2 software perform the following steps to install it :-

  • Logon to the Server as an Administrative Account on the Domain
  • Execute the SMS2 installation MSI package
  • At the Welcome Screen click on Next to continue
  • When prompted, select a Custom Install and then click on Next to continue
  • Expand the components list and if not already selected, select all three options AuthEngineCloudSMS, and OATHCalc under Services
  • Under Clients select IAS Radius Client and then click on Next to continue
  • If necessary, change the Installation Directory by clicking on theBrowse button and then click on Next to continue

Configuring The AuthEngine

As part of the software installation there is some minimal configuration required for the AuthEngine, CloudSMS, and OATHCalc components.  To configure the AuthEngine component perform the following steps :-

  • When prompted to configure the AuthEngineCloudSMS, and OATHCalc click on the AuthEngine button
  • When prompted, paste in your license key and then click on the Check License button.
  • Once the license has been verified click on OK to close the License Expiry dialog box and then click on Next to continue
  • Under the Network Bindings section change the AuthEngine Address to the IP Address of your Server
  • Under the Active Directory section change the AD/LDAP Server to the IP Address of your Domain Controller
  • Set the AD/LDAP Query Account to the Service Account created on the Domain
  • Set the AD/LDAP Password to the required password of the Service Account created on the Domain
  • Under the Domain Options section change the Default Domain Name to the FQDN of the Domain
  • Click on the Test AD/LDAP Config button and then click on OK to close the Test Results dialog box

o    If your AD/LDAP configuration is correct then you should see a message saying Test querying AD/LDAP server successful

o    If you do not see this message re-check your AD/LDAP configuration and try again

  • Click on Next to continue and move on to the SQL Configuration
  • When prompted, change the SQL Server Address to the IP Address of your SQL Server
  • Change the SQL Username to the SQL User created to access the database
  • Change the SQL Password to the Password set for the SQL User created to access the database
  • Change the Database Name to the name of the Blank Database created
  • Click on the Test Connection button and then click on OK to close theTest Results dialog box

o    If your SQL configuration is correct then you should see a message saying Test SQL connection successful

o    If you do not see this message re-check your SQL configuration and try again

  • Click on Next to continue and move on to the Email Configuration
  • When prompted, click on the Finish button to complete theAuthEngine configuration

Once you’ve completed the AuthEngine configuration you will return theWrightCCS Configuration Screen and the message next to theConfigure AuthEngine button will change to OK.

N.B. Email was not tested as part of this set of articles

Configuring CloudSMS

The next part is to configure CloudSMS by performing the following steps :-

  • On the WrightCCS Configuration Screen click on the Configure CloudSMS button
  • On the CloudSMS Module Parameters screen click on Finish

Once you’ve completed the CloudSMS configuration you will return the WrightCCS Configuration Screen and the message next to the Configure CloudSMS button will change to OK.

N.B. CloudSMS was not tested as part of this set of articles

Configuring OATHCalc

The next part is to configure OATHCalc by performing the following steps :-

  • On the WrightCCS Configuration Screen click on the Configure OATHCalc button
  • On the OATHCalc Configuration Screen click on Finish

Once you’ve completed the OATHCalc configuration you will return the WrightCCS Configuration Screen and the message next to the Configure OATHCalc button will change to OK.

Completing The Software

Once you have configured the AuthEngine, CloudSMS, and OATHCalc components and they are all listed as OK on the WrightCCS Configuration screen perform the following steps to complete the installation :-

  • Click on Next
  • At the Ready to install screen click on the Install button

SMS2 will now be installed

  • Once the installation has completed click on the Finish button

SMS2 is now installed and to complete this section perform the steps in this article on the second RADIUS Server.