Setup - Microsoft Windows

Installation Setup
Before installing Intrexx, please check whether all requirements are met and that all necessary preparations have been made.

You can also find detailed help for the following here:
  1. System requirements
  2. Preparations
  3. HTTPS

1. IIS configuration

If you intend to use IIS as the web server for your Intrexx installation, the IIS configuration needs to be performed before the Intrexx setup. Information about configuring IIS on a Microsoft 2012 / 2016 Server can be found here. Later during the process of the Intrexx setup, select "IIS Webserver Support" when selecting the packages to be installed.

2. Start setup

After downloading Intrexx, unpack the download package. Then execute the file "setup.exe".

You can read the End User License Agreement by clicking on "License Agreement". You can then activate the checkbox next to "I accept all conditions of the license agreement". Click on "Next".

3. Select installation type

Intrexx Portal Server Production Installation (Standalone)

With the this option, an optimized distribution set of components for productive use will be installed. The set contains the Portal Server, Portal Manager, search server and various database drivers.

Intrexx Portal Server Production Installation (Cloud/Cluster)

With the this option, an optimized distribution set of components for cloud or cluster use. The set contains the Portal Server, Portal Manager, cloud components, search server and various database drivers.

Intrexx Portal Server Minimal Installation

With this option, a reduced distribution set optimized for you platform is installed. The set contains the Portal Server, Portal Manager, search server and the most important database drivers.

Intrexx Portal Manager

With this option, only the Portal Manager will be installed. Select this type of installation if you want to connect to an Intrexx Portal Server from a client, in order to create new portals there or to edit existing portals.

Compare distribution sets

Click on this button to open a dialog which will provide you with information about the components included in each installation option.

Click on "OK".

Close all other running programs and then click on "Next".

4. Java Runtime

Select the desired JDK and then click on "Next". Click here for more information about this.

5. Installation directory

Custom installation path

Enter the desired installation path here or select it by clicking on "Browse", if you are performing a new installation of Intrexx.

The Intrexx installation folder is hidden. It can be made visible via the Explorer settings.

Already used installation paths

If a version of Intrexx is already available on the system, it will be shown in the area below. You can select this path simply by clicking on it.

6. Installation summary

In this image, you can see the individual components and settings for a full installation. If you want to change settings or components, simply click on the corresponding heading in this overview. In the subsequent dialogs, you can make the necessary changes. In a minimal installation, the range of components in this dialog is reduced accordingly. Click on "Start".

7. Start installation

You will be shown the current installation progress here.

8. Finish the installation

Complete the installation by clicking on "Finish". The Intrexx Portal Manager can then be started from the Programs group or desktop shortcut. On Linux systems, you can find "" in the folder "<intrexx>/client/bin/linux".

9. (Silent) Command line installation

Intrexx can also be installed by using the command line. To do so, open the Windows command line (Start menu / Run…, then enter "cmd"), then navigate to the download package and enter the following text:
The corresponding installation parameters will be queried. However, you also have the option to use a file called as well that contains all parameters. The command line call will then look like the following:
consolesetup.bat --configFile=<Path to file>\
The "" file must be created manually. Please enter the corresponding parameters to the file in the following manner:
#Intrexx installation configuration 
#TCP-Port for Supervisor Service (default 7960) 

#Portal server installation 

#Optional Client (set to false for headless installation) 

#Webserver Connector (set to true, if IIS is used) 

#Installation Directory (e.g. c\:\\program files\\intrexx),; please escape special characters with \ 
installation.dir=c\:\\program files\\intrexx 

#Source directory, where the setup files are located; please escape special characters with \ 

#Oracle database support (set to true, if an Oracle DB is used) 

#Apache Derby database installation 

#Apache Tomcat Installation, set to true if you want to use Tomcat as webserver 


#Advanced Settings for JRE installed Systems 

10. Parallel installations

If you would like to install multiple instances of Intrexx, please consider the following points:

11. Uninstall

Intrexx can be uninstalled on Windows systems from the system settings (Programs and Features). On Linux systems, Intrexx will be uninstalled with "". On Windows systems, the package Microsoft Visual C++ Redistributable will be installed during the installation process of Intrexx as well. It can also be removed via the Control Panel (Programs and Features).

Execution rights

The files "uninstall.exe" and "jbroker.exe" require elevated execution rights:

<intrexx>/uninstall.exeStarts the uninstall process, deleted files and possible registry information from your system.
<intrexx>/jre/windows/amd64/bin/jbroker.exeComponent of the Java runtime environment. Is not used by Intrexx.
To find out how to create a new portal, click here.