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NOTE: In a future release, the

D s deskapp
will be deprecated. Please switch to a supported version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Support for Edge Chromium is expected in a future release. See Desktop Requirements.

If your environment does not enable use of one of the supported browser versions, you can install the 

D s deskapp
 to provide the same access and functionality as the 
D s webapp
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. This desktop application connects to the enterprise 
D s item
instance
instance
 and provides the same capabilities without requiring a supported browser version on the local desktop. 

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NOTE: The

D s deskapp
is a 64-bit Microsoft Windows application. It requires a 64-bit version of Windows to execute. The application also supports Single Sign On (SSO), if it is enabled.

Download

To begin, you must download the following Windows MSI file (TrifactaEnterpriseSetup.msi) from the location where your software was provided.

If you are planning to automate installation to desktops in your environment, please also download setTrifactaServer.ps1.

Setup

Before you begin, you should perform any necessary configuration of the 

D s node
 before deploying the instances of the application. See Configure for Desktop Application in the Configuration Guide.

Install for Windows

Steps:

  1. On your Windows desktop, double-click the MSI file. 
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.

Windows Command Line Installation and Configuration

As an alternative, you can perform installation and initial configuration from the command line. Download the MSI and the PS1 files to a local directory that is accessible.

Info

NOTE: For command line install, you must download from the setTrifactaServer.ps1 from the download location.  


Install software
:

Code Block
msiexec /i <path_to_TrifactaEnterpriseSetup.msi> /passive

Configure URL of 

D s node
:

Code Block
setTrifactaServer.ps1 -trifactaServer <server_url> -installDir <local_dir>
ParameterDescription
trifactaServer

(Required) URL of the server hosting the

D s platform
. Format:

Code Block
<http|https>://<host>:<port>
installDir

(Optional) Specifies the installation directory in the local environment.

If not specified, installation directory defaults to use the same path as the installer.

common installer parametersThis command supports the following Windows installer parameters: Verbose, Debug, ErrorAction, ErrorVariable, WarningAction, WarningVariable, OutBuffer, PipelineVariable, and OutVariable. For more information, see about_CommonParameters here: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=113216.

After this install is completed, desktop users should be able to use the application normally.

Launch the Application

Steps:

  1. When installation is complete, double-click the application icon.
  2. For the server, please enter the full URL including port number of the 

    D s item
    instance
    instance
     to which you are connecting.

    1. By default, the server is available over port 3005. For more information, please contact your IT administrator.

    2. If you connect to the Internet through a proxy, additional configuration is required. See Configure Server Access through Proxy.

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      NOTE: If you make a mistake in specifying the URL to the server, please uninstall and reinstall the MSI. This step clears the local application cache, and you can enter the appropriate path through the application. See Uninstall 320735828 below.

  3. When the proper URL and port number are provided, you may launch the application.

  4. If your environment contains multiple server deployments, you can select the one to which to connect:

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    Choose Server 
  5. Login with your 

    D s item
    account
    account
    . See Login.

Documentation Note

Unless specifically noted, all features described for 

D s product
 or the 
D s webapp
 apply to the 
D s deskapp
.

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  1. Verify that you are connecting to the appropriate URL. 
    1. If you are connecting to the incorrect URL, please uninstall the application and re-install using the MSI file. See Uninstall320735828 above.
  2. Verify if you need to connect to the server through a proxy server. If so, additional configuration is required. See Configure Server Access through Proxy.
  3. Check your firewall settings.

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