Overview

Below is an installation guide for the Active Directory Agent. To upgrade skip to the Install or Upgrade Active Directory Agent section.

Install Python

Download Python

  1. Go to the web site: https://www.python.org/downloads/release/python-2713/
  2. Download version 2.7.13 of Python (Make sure to download ‘Windows X86-64 MSI Installer’ for 64 bit servers)

Install Python

  1. After download is complete, run the file ‘xxx.msi’ (xxx is the installer version)
  2. Select ‘Install for all users’ [Next]
  3. Select ‘Destination Directory’ screen- Make sure ‘C:\Python27\’ is set for the directory – Click [Next]
  4. Customize screen – Click [Next]
  5. Click ‘Finish’

Add Python entry to the PATH Environment Variable

  1. Open File Explorer
  2. Right Click on ‘This PC’
  3. Select ‘Properties’
  4. Click on ‘Advanced System Settings’ (on the left)
  5. Click on the ‘Advanced’ Tab
  6. Click on ‘Environment Variables…’
  7. Click on ‘Path’ (in the bottom list)
  8. Click Edit…
  9. In the ‘Variable value:’ text area. Add the following text: : ‘;C:\Python27;C:\Python27\Scripts’ [Do not replace existing text – add to the end of the existing text]
  10. Click OK, Click OK, Click OK

Install Python for Windows Extensions

Install: pywin32-xxx.win-amd64-py2.7 (where xxx is the version number). The installer can be downloaded using the following link: Windows Extensions.

Note: If you are running a 32bit server you'll need to download and install the 32bit version of Python for Windows Extensions.

Install or Upgrade Active Directory Agent

Contact technical support for a download link. You will be provided with a zip file that you can unzip to any folder on your server.

  1. Unzip the ADAgentInstall zip file
  2. Use the ‘cd' command to navigate to the 'ADAgentInstall' folder
  3. Type 'python uadagentinstall.py' and hit return.

Install Required Python Modules

  1. Launch Windows PowerShell
  2. Use the ‘cd' command to navigate to the 'C:\ADAgent' folder (Created by the installer)
  3. Type 'pip install -r requirements.txt' and hit return. Required modules will be installed.
  4. If you get an error, contact technical support.

Active Directory Agent Configuration

See the Active Directory Agent Configuration topic for details.

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