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This section explains how to install Interactive SQL (dbisql), Sybase Central (including the SQL Anywhere, MobiLink, QAnywhere and UltraLite plug-ins), and the SQL Anywhere Console utility (dbconsole) on a Windows computer without using InstallShield. It is intended for those who want to create an installer for these administration tools.
This information applies to all Windows platforms except Windows CE. The instructions given here are specific to version 10.0.1 and cannot be applied to earlier or later versions of the software.
Check your license agreement
Redistribution of files is subject to your license agreement. No statements in this document override anything in your license agreement. Check your license agreement before considering deployment.
Before reading this section, you should have an understanding of the Windows Registry, including the REGEDIT application. Please note that the names of the registry values are case sensitive.
| Modifying your registry is dangerous
Modify your registry at your own risk. It is recommended that you back up your system before modifying the registry.
The following steps are required to deploy the administration tools:
Decide what you want to deploy.
Copy the required files.
Register the administration tools with Windows.
Update the system path.
Register the plug-ins with Sybase Central.
Register the SQL Anywhere ODBC driver with Windows.
Register the online help files with Windows.
Each of these steps is explained in detail in the following sections.
Step 1: Deciding what software to deploy
Step 2: Copying the required files
Step 3: Registering the administration tools with Windows
Step 4: Updating the system path
Step 5: Registering the Sybase Central plug-ins
Step 6: Creating Connection Profiles for Sybase Central
Step 7: Registering the SQL Anywhere ODBC driver
Step 8: Registering the online help files