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Before the Installation Please Review

If your version is less then v 4.8.8, please find the installation manual.

The IIS Metabase Compatibility should be installed in order to let the installer to detect IIS web server.
  • Installation in Windows Server by using the Server Manager tool:

Click Start, Administrative Tools, Server Manager. Expand Roles, right-click Web Server (IIS), and then click Add Role Services. Scroll down to IIS 6 Management Compatibility. Choose IIS Metabase Compatibility and finish the installation.

  • Installation in Windows Desktop from Control Panel

Click Start, Control Panel, Programs and Features, and then click Turn Windows features on or off. Open Internet Information Services and go through the Web Management Tools. Choose IIS Metabase Compatibility and finish the installation.

Installing Licensed WebSpellChecker on IIS

This installation guide is intended to provide a step-by-step installation instruction of the Licensed version of the WebSpellChecker application under IIS web servers on Windows-based environments.

Step 1. Run installation package (e.g. wsc_app_win_<version>.exe). - >The installation Wizard will start. - > The installation process starts with the “Select WebSpellChecker Location” dialog. - > Choose location and click Next to proceed.

Step 2. Select Components: select components that you want to install. Click Next to proceed.

Step 3. Web/Application Server Settings: choose IIS Web Server option. Click Next to proceed.

Step 4. Select IIS Web Site: select the IIS Web Site with wich will be used for WebSpellChecker.

Step 5. Specify WebSpellChecker Service URL: select the installation point. By default port should be “80” for IIS Web Server. Click Next to proceed.

Step 6. Select WebSpellChecker Start Menu Folder: choose the name of the program as a Start Menu Item. Click Next to proceed.

Step 7. Start Installation: click Install to start the installation process.

Step 8. The installation process has been finished. To close the installation program dialog, click Finish.

Note: You can enable the “Activate License” and “Run WebSpellChecker Application Server” options that allow you to Activate the license and Start Application Server.

Step 9: Activate license:

To proceed with the license activation, first of all, you need to get ticket ID. You must use a combination of your username, License Request string and a License Reply string to activate a license. To activate the license follow this manual.

Step 10: Verify Installation Results:

The WebSpellChecker package has been set up on IIS Web Server. To configure the WebSpellChecker application on your Web Server, please perform the following:

Run the following commands to verify the WebSpellChecker application operability:

  • WebSpellChecker Application samples:
https://hostname/spellcheck/samples/
  • WebSpellChecker application version:
https://hostname/spellcheck/script/ssrv.cgi?cmd=ver
  • WebSpellChecker application status:
https://hostname/spellcheck/script/ssrv.cgi?cmd=status

The correct response for Windows OS:

Spell Check Engine is ACTIVE 
Grammar Engine is ACTIVE
Thesaurus Engine is ACTIVE 

ACTIVE status means that an Engine works properly. NOT ACTIVE status means that an Engine is not enabled or does not work properly. Also, NOT ACTIVE status appears for the Grammar-check Engine in the case with the installation under the Linux-based environments.

Please contact us at support@webspellchecker.net if you have any questions or need any help with the WebSpellChecker application installation.