Prerequisites to installing AI Suite Studio

Database prerequisites

None. AI Suite Studio comes bundled with its own database, known as Storage (based on MongoDB).

Software prerequisites

Apache Tomcat

You can use either of the following:

  • the instance of Tomcat already installed with the infrastructure of Accounting Integration Suite, or
  • an instance specific to AI Suite Studio.

Axway software

  • Axway Installer latest version must be used (4.9.0, at the time of writing this document)
  • Connection to Axway PassPort is required
  • AISuite Infrastructure (latest version) on the same machine as AI Suite Studio with the following modules:
    • Repository - The database schema storing the published configuration.
    • Designer - The configuration definition tool attached to AI Suite.
    • Administration - The user interface to manage the installed components and the user applications. The data are stored in the Repository

Operating System

The Operating System must support MongoDB. Below are some examples:

  • Windows 2008 R2
  • Windows 2012 R2
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2 - to verify open SSL dependency for Mongo
  • Solaris 10 64-bit
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11

Platform prerequisites

This section provides information relative to platform-specific prerequisites.

Environment variables

No specific environment variables.

Product prerequisites

Before you start installation you have:

  • downloaded the installation package from Axway Support.
  • The download instructions are in the welcome letter that Axway sent you in an email message.
  • uncompressed or unzipped the package.

Other prerequisites

The following certificates are required for secure connections:

  • connection to Storage - this certificate will be created at installation time
  • connection to the Repository (it is not secured by default)

Contents of the unzipped package

The installation package is a zip archive. Once you unzip it, it contains:

  • Components/
  • Installer/
  • Java/
  • Tools/
  • EULA.html
  • EULA.txt

And, depending on the environment:

  • UNIX: setup.sh
  • Windows 64-bit: setup64.exe

The Components/ folder contains the AI Suite Studio product files.

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