While installing MKS products can be as simple as inserting the product CD and following the instructions on the dialogs that appear, there are areas that can benefit from additional explanation. Besides the standard installation procedures for MKS Toolkit, MKS AlertCentre, MKS Lex & Yacc, and MKS X/Server, there are two special types of installation: silent installation and administrative installation.This page and the others discussed below provide detailed instructions on performing all these types of installations.
Here is the list of currently known installation issues and how to work around them.
Standard MKS Product Installation
While the standard MKS product installation is often straight-forward, some parts of the installation procedure can be benefit from further explanation. Click the appropriate link below for a detailed description of the procedure.
It is also possible to perform what is known as a silent installation. Such an installation goes on in the background without any input from the user. Click here for a description of how to perform a silent installation of MKS Toolkit, MKS AlertCentre, or MKS X/Server.
An administrative installation is designed for use in situations where a company has multiple licenses for installing MKS Toolkit. Since all installations for this company will use the same serial number, PIN, and access key, it is useful to have this information entered only once and then have it appear automatically for each individual installation.
Click here for a detailed description of how to perform an administrative installation of MKS Toolkit.
Click here for a detailed description of how to perform an administrative installation of MKS AlertCentre.
Click here for a detailed description of how to perform an administrative installation of MKS X/Server.
As with full installations, installing an MKS Toolkit patch is often straight-forward; however, some aspects, such as patching an administrative installation, can benefit from further explanation. Click here for a detailed description of how to install MKS Toolkit patches.
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