This guide provides instructions to implement ReliaSoft XFRACAS by Hottinger Bruel & Kjaer Inc. for your organization. This will require:

  • IT support to prepare the database and web server(s) and install the website.
  • Practical decisions from the individual(s) who will configure the site to meet your organization’s particular needs.

To learn more about configuration options, see the XFRACAS admin help.

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We recommend that you read each of these topics sequentially and follow the instructions. In general, you will need to perform the following steps:

  1. Plan for your XFRACAS implementation. This will involve answering important questions about your organizations business needs so you can configure the application in a way that supports these needs.
  2. Prepare your database and web servers for your implementation.
  3. Install the website and activate your license.
  4. Create a ReliaSoft database, if you don’t already have one that you'd like to use.
  5. Update the configuration file on the web server.
  6. Perform various post-installation tasks, as necessary, to ensure that the application functions properly.
  7. If desired, make configuration changes to IIS to improve security.
  8. Complete some initial XFRACAS configuration tasks such as setting preferences, establishing user accounts, configuring fields and defining system templates and parts, among other tasks.