First Run Configuration

  1. Launch Application Manager from the Windows start menu. Select Next.
  2. Enter your Recast Application Manager ID and key. Select Login and Next.
  3. Select the download location for 3rd party application installation files. The path can be a local folder or an UNC path. The local folder will be automatically converted to a network path for MECM, but applications will be downloaded to a local folder.
  4. Choose MECM as an integration type.
  5. Select Local or Remote depending on if you are installing on MECM server or to a remote server. Enter Application Manager service account credentials and select Set.
    • Use DNS name (server.domain), if using remote server
    • Service account requirements
    • This might take a while if you have large environment (thousands of collections)
  6. Select collection(s) for default deployment process.
    • Default deployment process is used as a base for new deployment processes
    • You might want to just select your pilot group, so it will be used on all deployment processes
  7.  Select a distribution point (DP) group.
  8. Select which applications are selected to the default deployment process.
    • Use default deployment process with all software: Default option and it will add all applications to an automatically created deployment process
    • Select: Specific applications to an default process
  9. Fill in your SMTP server settings if you wish to receive email notifications when Application Manager creates new application deployments.
  10. Select Finish.
    • You can select Yes to start automatic deployments now, if you are happy with the default deployment created during installation.

Application Manager will start up and you can continue with further configurations.