Question / Problem:
How to install Kofax VRS 5.2 Elite on a Kofax Total Agility 7.x workstation so that it uses the VRS licensing bundled with the KTA license
Answer / Solution:
A standalone installation of Kofax VRS 5.2 Elite does not look to a KTA 7.x license as a source of VRS licensing. Therefore VRS 5.2 must be installed in a Server/Client installation so the VRS Client installations on the KTA Workstations can pull the VRS licensing from the KTA License.
To install Kofax VRS 5.2 in a Server/Client configuration so it pulls its VRS licensing from the KTA license:
Only use this procedure to install Kofax VRS 5.2 or higher.
This procedure does NOT apply to Kofax VRS 5.1 or 5.1.1. Installing Kofax VRS 5.1 or 5.1.1 as a Server installation on the KTA License server will break the KTA License Service. For the VRS 5.1 and 5.1.1 installation procedure, see:
- On the KTA License Server, install Kofax VRS 5.2 by running
setup.exefrom the Kofax VRS 5.2 installation media
- When prompted to install as a Standalone or Server Installation, select
- Once installation has completed, navigate to
C:\Program Files (x86)\Kofax\ImgCtlsand share the
- On the KTA Workstation, perform a VRS Client installation by running
Kofax VRS.msifrom the KTA License Server's
Do not use a local copy of
Kofax VRS.msito install the VRS Client.
Kofax VRS.msifrom the network share will ensure that the Client installer picks up the correct Server information.
C:\Program Files (x86)\Kofax\ImgCtls\bin\KSALicenseUtility.exeto confirm that the License Utility is able to display the KTA License information, including any VRS licenses that may be bundled with it.