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Installing the CxManager

The second component to install in this sequence is the CxManager.

To install CxManager:

  1. Select 6436166279.png Install Manager only.

    Access Control is selected by default as it installs together with CxManager.

  2. Click <NEXT> to continue. The Prerequisites Check window is displayed, showing the status of the required components to install CxManager. For additional information and instructions on installing and preparing required software, refer to Preparing to Install CxSAST.

  3. Once all components are indicated to be available 6436166375.png, click <NEXT>. The CxSAST SQL Server Configuration window is displayed.

  4. Select the server from the SQL Server Instance list. If using a non-standard database port, provide the IP address or host name of the database server with a comma, followed by the port number, for example, \SQLEXPRESS,25.

    Note: For upgrades, previously defined SQL Server instance settings are loaded from the existing configuration and cannot be changed.

  5. For CxSAST, define a connection to the installed SQL Server or to any other SQL server on your network, by selecting one of the following:

    • Connect using Integrated Windows Authentication (login not required)

    • Connect using SQL Server Authentication (provide SQL user name and password for login with SA permissions).

  6. Click <Test Connection>.

    • If the database was not in use, a message appears that indicates that the connection was successful.

    • If a previously used database exists, A message appears that a database was detected. In this case, you may continue using the database or re-install it as explained in the message.


    If the "SQL Connection Test Results" message indicates that connecting to the SQL Server has failed, verify the following:

    • Host, port and login credentials are correct

    • The station is a member of a Windows domain (if not, either join the host to a domain and restart, or connect using SQL Server Authentication)

    • The SQL Server Browser Windows service is running (if not, enable and start it).

  7. Once the SQL connection has been successfully tested, you can continue.

  8. Click <NEXT>. You are now asked to define your service account settings.



    • Version 9.4 introduces the possibility to select the service account with which the CxSAST-related services are going to run. In previous versions, these services have been running with the Network Service account by default.

    • The service account you select is going to be applied in both Windows Services and IIS Application Pools.

  9. Select the service account on which the CxSAST-related services are going to run:

    • Local System account

    • Network Service account (default)

    • This account: A dedicated account that you may have added to serve your CxSAST application. Enter the user credentials to enable CxSAST to access this account.

  10. Click <Test User Account> to verify and test this account. If successful, <NEXT> turns green and you can complete the installation.

  11. Click <NEXT>. The Setup summary appears.

  12. Check the setup summary according to your selection.

  13. Perform one of the following:

    • Click <INSTALL> to continue. The Installation in Progress window is displayed and the installation proceeds, which may take a few minutes.

    • Click <BACK> to return to the previous window.

    • Click <X> To exit.

  14. Click <Next>. A message indicates the installation was completed successfully.

  15. Click <CLOSE> to complete the installation.