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Installation Guide - Jet Professional


  


Welcome to the Jet Professional Installation Guide

 

Thank you for joining the Jet Reports family of business users.

Here you'll find all the steps you'll need to download, install, activate, and configure Jet Professional.

Please review the Jet Web Portal Pre-Installation Checklist before continuing.

 

For additional information, see Getting Started with Professional .

 



Installing Jet Professional
  1. After downloading Jet Professional, unzip the contents of the download file.   question.png

  2. Ensure that no instances of Excel are currently running on the system.  

  3. Under "1 - Jet Professional – REQUIRED", run the "Jet Setup.exe"  installation file.

    For additional details about using the consolidated installation program for Jet Professional, please see this article .

    Only one version of Jet Professional can be installed at a time.  This makes upgrading your installation quite easy.  By installing a newer version of Jet Professional, it replaces the older version.

 

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Using the Jet Service Tier

 

Jet Professional includes an online report management system - the Jet Web Portal.  Use of the Jet Web Portal requires the installation and use of the Jet Service Tier for storing and accessing data source and user information.

Please see our article What is the Jet Service Tier for more information.

 

Adding an SSL Certificate

 

Use of the Jet Web Portal included with Jet Professional requires the use of an SSL/TLS certificate.

Instructions for requesting and installing a certificate is available in the article Using an SSL Certificate with the Jet Web Portal.

 

 
Activating your Jet Professional License

 

 


 

Configuring your Jet Professional Data Sources


Jet Professional has built-in support for data source connections to Dynamics NAV, Dynamics GP, Jet Enterprise Cubes, and Jet Enterprise Data Warehouses.  In addition, you can define "Universal" data source connections to MSSQL databases as well as most databases that provide an OLE (preferred) or ODBC connector:

Dynamics NAV 4.0 SP1 and higher
Setting up a Dynamics NAV data Source
GP Other
Configuring a data source to Dynamics GP Configuring a "Universal" SQL data source

Configuring a data source to a Jet Enterprise data warehouse
Exporting and Importing Data Sources

Importing and Exporting Jet Professional Data Sources

 

(note: for our customers using Dynamics NAV 2013, we recommend the following NAV hotfixes)

KB Build Number Description
2815432 7.0.34298 Date period filter does not work as expected in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013
2831582 7.0.34550 You experience slow performance when you open a page that uses flowfields in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013

  


 

Do you use NAV 2013 Web Services and are upgrading your version of Jet Professional?


You may need to upgrade the Jet business objects on the Microsoft Dynamics Server

 


 

Installing the Jet Configuration Service and Upgrading from Centralized Settings


 

Need the Latest or are Installing an Older Version?

Still need to download the latest release of Jet Professional?

 

Are you installing Jet Essentials 2015 or 2015 Update 1?

Are you installing Jet Essentials 2013 or 2013 Update 1?

Are you installing a version older than Jet Essentials 2013?

 

 
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