How to install on Windows
  • 17 Feb 2022
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The easiest way to install ProGet, BuildMaster, or Otter on Windows is with the Inedo Hub, a lightweight installer that acts as the one-stop shop for downloading, installing, upgrading/downgrading, and maintaining your Inedo products.

This article provides step-by-step instructions on using the Inedo Hub to install an Inedo product.

Download the Inedo Hub

Download the latest version of the Inedo Hub from MyInedo. Note you can also find download links on the download page of each of the products.

Install the Inedo Hub

Open the InedoHubInstaller.exe file you downloaded. You may get a security warning message depending on your Windows UAC Settings. Simply click "Run" after verifying that the publisher of the file is INEDO, LLC

The Inedo Hub installer will now download all necessary files to install itself automatically.

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Installing a Product with the Inedo Hub

Once the download completes, you'll be greeted with the main screen of the Inedo Hub from where you'll be able to install any version of your desired Inedo product

Install an Inedo Product

Select the version of the product you want to install by clicking on the version drop-down menu, followed by the "Install" button

Next, you'll be able to customize your installation. Note that the options are identical for all Inedo products, and you can change this configuration after installation.

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Configuration Options

Setting Description
SQL Server Choose between installing Inedo's SQL Server Instance or using an already installed instance on your server.

Note: if you select the option to install Inedo's SQL server while you already have Microsoft SQL installed, the installer will simply check for updates to your existing server and install them if needed. It will then proceed to add the INEDO instance to the server,
Database Name The name of the database that will be installed for your Inedo Product.
Hosting Choos between using Inedo's integrated Web Server or configuring your Inedo product for use with Microsoft IIS.
Target Directory The install path for your Inedo product. The default path is C:\Program Files\«Inedo-product» but that be changed to match your desired location.

Once your Inedo product is set up to match your desired configuration, click "Install".

The Inedo Hub will now automatically download and install your desired Inedo product. Once the installation is complete, you'll be returned to the home screen where your product will now display as Installed.

From here you'll be able to launch, uninstall, upgrade or downgrade your installed Inedo product.

Please note that the "Upgrade" button will only appear if an update is available.


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