Product Documentation

Installing Provisioning Services Console Software

Sep 28, 2016

The Provisioning Services Console can be installed on any machine that can communicate with the Provisioning Services database.

Note: The Console installation includes the Boot Device Management utility.
Note: If upgrading from the most current product version, the Console software is removed when the Provisioning Server software is removed. Upgrading from earlier versions may not remove the Console software automatically.
  1. Run the appropriate platform-specific install option; PVS_Console.exe or PVS_Console_x64.exe.
  2. Click Next on the Welcome screen. The Product License Agreement appears.
  3. Accept the terms in the license agreement, then click Next to continue. The Customer Information dialog appears.
  4. Type or select your user name and organization name in the appropriate text boxes.
  5. Enable the appropriate application user radio button, then click Next. The Destination Folder dialog appears.
  6. Click Change, then enter the folder name or navigate to the appropriate folder where the software should be installed, or click Next to install the Console to the default folder. The Setup Type dialog appears.
  7. Select the radio button that best describes the installation to perform:
    • Complete - Installs all components and options on this computer (default).
    • Custom - Choose which components to install and where to install those components.
  8. Click Next.
  9. If you select Complete, the ‘Ready to Install the Program’ dialog appears. If you selected Custom, the ‘Custom Setup’ dialog appears. This dialog provides a ‘Feature Description’ text box that provides a description for the selected component as well as the space required to install that component.
    • Expand each component icon and select how that component is to be installed.
    • After making component selections, click Next. The ‘Ready to Install the Program’ dialog appears. Or, click Cancel to close the wizard without making system modifications.
  10. On the ‘Ready to Install the Program’ dialog, click Install to continue with the installation process (the installation may take several minutes).
  11. The ‘Installation Wizard Completed’ message displays in the dialog when the components and options are successfully installed.
    Note: The Installation Wizard can be re-run to install additional components at a later time, or re-run on a different computer to install select components on a separate computer.