Installing M3 UI Adapter

Use these instructions to install M3 UI Adapter. To use the installation wizards, the user must be a member of the LifeCycle Manager administrator group.

Note: 

See "Installation considerations for M3 UI Adapter" in M3 Core Administration Guide. There is no upgrade path from the previous 10.2.x versions of M3 UI Adapter to versions 10.3.x. The only possible upgrade is from version 10.3.0.0 to version 10.3.1.0.

Installing MUA

  1. In LifeCycle Manager, locate the Grid instance where you want to install M3 UI Adapter.
  2. Right-click the Grid instance > Install Product.
  3. On the Install window, select M3 UI Adapter <version> and click Next.
  4. Specify a description for the M3 UI Adapter installation and click Next.
  5. Select the host(s) where M3 UI Adapter will be installed and click Next.
  6. Specify this information:
    Database server

    Select MS SQL.

    Create database/Attach database

    Select Create database if you are installing M3 UI Adapter for the first time. User should select this option if they want to start with a new database. This option also creates a new user to access the database, and requires a database administrator and password.

    Select Attach database if you are reinstalling M3 UI Adapter or if you have an existing database. This option only requires a database user and password to allow M3 UI Adapter to connect.

  7. Click Next.
  8. Specify this information:
    Database Location

    Select the location where the MUA database files will be created.

    Note: 

    This field is disabled when Attach database is selected.

    Database Admin Logon

    Specify username and password of database administrator.

    These fields are disabled when Attach database is selected.

    Database User Logon

    Specify username and password of database user.

  9. Click Next.
  10. Specify this information:
    M3 BE User Documentation URL

    Specify the URL of the M3 Business Engine User Documentation Infocenter.

    Note: 

    The URL to the Infocenter must be in https. Make sure that the Infocenter has a valid SSL certificate, or that the certificate is added properly to the Trusted Root Certification Authorities of the browser.

    See Verify the M3 BE User Documentation Infocenter.

    Logical ID/Base URL

    Specify the entire URL to, and including, the search jsp.

    If Document Management is accessed from Ming.le, an example of the URL would be lid://infor.daf.1

    If using standalone Document Management, however, the URL must point to the standalone installation. The URL in this case must have this format: https://hostname:port/ca/client/index. html?$query=

    Entities URL

    Specify the entire URL.

    This URL is used to retrieve the list of IDM entities and must have this format https://hostname:port/ca/api/datamodel/entities.

    For example, https://172.30.162.87:10080/ca/api/datamodel/entities

    Note: 

    H5 Mashups and SDK Applications need to use a proxy to connect to IDM. For more information about the installation of IDM proxy, see instructions in the M3 Core Administration Guide.

  11. Click Next.
  12. On the Summary page, review information and click Finish. When a notification appears stating that installation has finished successfully, click OK or click View log.

    When the installation is completed, M3 UI Adapter appears in the list of Grid applications. The M3 UI Adapter and the M3 BE environment installations will be automatically connected after they are installed in the same Grid.

    Refresh the client and verify that the application is already started.

    Note: 

    After the installation, you must configure the role first in order to log in to M3 UI Adapter. See instructions in "Setting M3 UI Adapter users" in M3 Core Administration Guide.