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Video: Data Center Expert | Desktop Client Requirements, Download, & Installation

Published date: 16 November 2019

Issue:
Where can I find requirements and download/install the StruxureWare Data Center Expert client software?

Product Line:
Struxureware Data Center Expert (DCE)
StruxureWare Central (SWC)
InfraStruXure Central (ISXC)

Environment:
Struxureware Data Center Expert (all versions)
StruxureWare Central (all versions)
InfraStruXure Central (all verisons)

Cause:
In order to discover devices and do most of the configuration required for DCE, you need to download and install the client application to your local system.

Resolution:

System Requirements
Downloading and Installing
 
Minimum System Requirements for the DCE Desktop Client

The StruxureWare Data Center Expert Desktop Client (console) is a stand-alone Java application that runs on systems that meet the following requirements:
  • A PC with a 1-GHz or better AMD/Intel processor running a 64-bit operating system: Microsoft® Windows® Server 2008, 2012, or 2016, Windows 7, Windows 8, or Windows 10; Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® version 6.0; CentOS 6
  • At least 1 GB of RAM
  • Screen resolution should be set to at least 1024 x 768.
  • Supported browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer® 10, 11; Mozilla® Firefox® 68.0; Google Chrome™ 75.0.

NOTE: See the release notes for the most up-to-date information on system requirements.
Downloading and Installing the Desktop Client



1) Open the DCE Appliance web interface by entering the IP address or hostname in a web browser.

2) In the upper-right corner will be an option to Download Client.
NOTE: In older versions, it may be on a different area of the web interface.

3) To continue you will need to Read and Agree to the license agreement.

4) You can now download the appliance and install it.

Downloading the most recent client before upgrading
The most recent version of the Data Center Expert Desktop Client can be downloaded from the following IP, using the instructions listed above: https://159.215.66.15
NOTE: The latest version may not be immediately available on the server listed above.

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