Installing M3 Metadata Publisher

Use this procedure to install the M3 Metadata Publisher application in a grid for the first time.


To use the installation wizards, the user running LCM Client must be a member of the LCM administrator’s group.

  1. Log on to LifeCycle Manager as administrator.
  2. Select Actions > Install. The Install window is displayed.
  3. From the list, select the M3 Metadata Publisher<version> and click Next.
  4. On the Install window, select the grid on which MDP will be installed.
  5. Click Next.
  6. In the Install M3 Metadata Publisher Grid Host window, do this:
    1. Select an MDP Server Host to use, if not already selected.
    2. In the drop down lists, select an MDP Client Host and an MDP Index Host.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Select a database server. Your selection here must correspond to the platform where to install MDP.
  9. Select a database task to perform. Depending on whether to use a new or an existing database, select the appropriate task, see Selecting a database for MDP installation.
    • Select Create new database to create a new database on your selected database server.

    • Select Create schema in existing database if you need to create a schema in a database previously created through Lifecycle Manager.

    • Select Manual configuration of existing database to manually specify the location of an existing database.

  10. Click Next.
  11. On the MDP database information window, confirm the MDP database information and specify login credentials for the database admin.
  12. In the Summary page, review and verify the completeness of the information. Click Finish to complete the installation.
  13. When the task is finished, a window indicating the successful installation is displayed. Click OK or click View log.

The MDP application is now installed in grid. You can find it under the Space > Grid Applications node in the Applications tab.