1. In the LifeCycle Manager, select Actions > Install Product to start the installation wizard.
  2. Select the product M3 Business Engine 15.1. Click Next.
  3. Select the Location (the LifeCycle Manager Service) where you wish to install the M3 Business Engine. Click Next.
  4. Perform one of the following actions depending on if you want to install M3 Business Engine on a SMB share or not:
    • If you do not want to install M3 Business Engine on an SMB share, click Next, and continue to step 6.

    • To install M3 Business Engine on an SMB share:

      1. Select the check box Install M3 BE on a SMB share.

      2. Enter the following values:

        Remote Host:

        Enter the hostname of the server, which must belong to the same domain as the server where the LCM Service is installed.

        Remote Host User

        Enter the domain user name

        Remote Host Password

        Enter the password for the remote host user.

    Click Next.

  5. Select one of these options:
    • Select Existing Share:

      Share Name

      Select an existing share.

    • Create New Share:

      Share Name

      Specify a name for your share, for example: M3BEShare.

      Installation Path

      Specify a local path on the remote host for your M3 BE installation. For example: D:\M3BE.

    Click Next.

  6. Enter the values for the installation of M3 BE Release: M3BE_15.1:
    Installation Path

    Click Select ... and then choose the location where to install M3 Business Engine. Make sure that the selected folder has appropriate permissions. See Securing M3 BE Installation Folder for details.


    If you installed on a SMB share, the installation path is already defined, and the Select option is disabled.


    Enter a description for the installation.

    Click Next.

  7. Select the check box and specify your search criteria if you want to use a filter when searching for groups in LDAP.

    Click Next.

  8. Select an Admin Group for the M3 Business Engine installation. If no Admin Group is selected, only users that belong to the LifeCycle Manager administrators group (LCMAdmins) are allowed to administer the M3 Business Engine installation. Click Next.
  9. On the Summary screen, verify the property values, and click Finish to start the installation.

    The installation of M3 Business Engine files may take several minutes to complete.

  10. The Install M3 Business Engine task is displayed in the Progress view. When the installation is completed, a dialog appears. Click OK. To view the log file, either click View log or go to the Logs view.

    The M3 Business Engine installation M3BE_15.1 can now be found in the Hosts tab in the LifeCycle Manager Client under the Host where you did the installation.


    An M3 Business Engine installation can have one environment, or be shared by many M3 Business Engine environments.