Quick installation guide

The following describes briefly the steps needed to set up CLC Genomics Server with links out to more detailed explanations for each step.

If you are looking for how to set up a CLC License Server, instructions can be found in the CLC License Server manual.

If you are going to set up execution nodes as well, please read Job Distribution first.

  1. Download and run the server software installer file. When prompted during the installation process, choose to start the server (more).
  2. Run the license download script distributed with the server software. This script can be found in the installation area of the software. (more). The script will automatically download a license file and place it in the server installation directory under the folder called licenses.
  3. Restart the server (more).
  4. Ensure the necessary port is open for access by client software for the server. The default port is 7777 .
  5. Log into the server web administrative interface using a web browser using the username root and password default (more).
  6. Change the root password (more).
  7. Configure the authentication mechanism and optionally set up users and groups (more).
  8. Add data locations (more).
  9. Check your server setup using the Check set-up tool.
  10. Your server should now be ready for client software to connect to and use.