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Installing EBis 3.2 on a New Client

How to install the EBis 3.2 client on a new computer

Download the Client Installer

Download the client here.

Installation Notes

  • Make sure to install it under a Windows Administrator.
  • Instructions are also in the zip file.
  • If adding a computer and you have issues connecting to the SQL Server, please make sure the client machine’s Windows firewall is either OFF or modified to work with the necessary SQL ports.

Common Workarounds

  • You can also make a copy of the server's "EBis 3" folder and copy it directly to the client machine, and create a shortcut to directly start the "EBis3.exe" file.
  • If you have EBis 3.2 working on another client machine, you can copy the c:\Program Files\EBis 3.2 Client folder to a folder on the new machine and launch EBis.  If your network is configured properly, it will work.  Full instructions below: 
    • Go to a computer that has EBIS working on it.
      Find the EBIS 3 files - probably c:\Program Files (x86)\EBis 3 or c:\Program Files (x86)\EBis 3.2 Client
      Copy this whole folder to a USB drive
      Copy it to a location on your new machine
      From the new machine, go to the folder, and double click on the EBis3.exe file to start the application.
      If it is successful, please make a shortcut to this EBis3 file on your desktop, and launch it there.

Common Client Connection Issues (Overview)

  • c:\program files (x86)\EBis 3 Client folder may need security modifications – give “EVERYONE” full control
    • Right-click on the folder, go to Properties > Security tab > click "Edit..." button > "Add.." button> type "Everyone" and press enter, then click on the new "Everyone" user at the top and make sure "Full Control" is selected.
  • Determine if Windows User Account Control (UAC) is causing an issue by temporarily disabling it.  Go to Windows start menu, type "Settings", and then in "Find a Setting" type "UAC" and change to Never notify and then restart the computer.
  • Firewalls – client or server may block SQL TCP/port (most likely either 5050 or 1433)
  • Start EBis 3 client with “Run as Admin”
  • Antivirus – sometimes apps can block and even crash .NET apps such as EBis – just something to mention.

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