11.2 Installation and configuration on the SharePoint server 2007
11.2.1 Extract the web part installer
When you installed the LiveCycle server, the web part installer
for SharePoint server named Adobe LiveCycle Connector-2007.zip was
created in the [LiveCycle root]\plugins\sharepoint folder.
Copy this file to a folder on the Windows server that hosts SharePoint,
and then extract the files.
11.2.2 Edit the batch file
The folder extracted from the web part installer contains
a batch file named Install.bat. You must update
this batch file with the file and folder paths relevant to your
Open the Install.bat file in a text
Locate the following lines in the file and change them:
@SET GACUTILEXE="C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v6.0A\Bin\ gacutil.exe"
@SET TEMPLATEDIR="c:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\ web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE"
@SET SITEURL="http://<SharePoint Server>:<port>/SiteDirectory/<site name>/"
@SET STSADM="C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\ web server extensions\12\bin\stsadm.exe"
GACUTILEXE: Change the path to the folder where the
GAC utility is located.
TEMPLATEDIR: Change the template directory path of
the IIS Server on your system.
WEBAPPDIR: Change the path of the WEBAPPDIR of the
IIS Server on your system if it differs from the default value included
in the batch file.
SITEURL: Change the URL of the SharePoint site on
your system on which you want to activate the LiveCycle feature.
STSADM: Change the path to the folder where the STSADM
utility is located.
Note: The LiveCycle
feature is installed on a web application on the SharePoint server.
The LiveCycle feature will be activated only on the site that you
have provided the site URL for. You can activate the LiveCycle feature
for other SharePoint sites later from the Site Settings page of
those sites. See SharePoint Help for more information.
Save and close the file.
11.2.3 Run the batch file
Navigate to the folder where the edited batch file is present,
and then run the Install.bat file.
Keep in mind that the SharePoint site will be unavailable for
other services during the time the batch file runs.
When you run the batch file, the following occur:
Registers the AdobeLiveCycleConnector.dll and AdobeLiveCycleWorkflow.dll files.
These dynamic libraries integrate the LiveCycle features with the
Uninstalls any previously installed SharePoint connector.
Copies the template files to the WSS \TEMPLATE directory.
Copies the resource files to WEBAPPDIR\App_GlobalResources directory.
Installs and activates the LiveCycle features with web server
Closes the installer and returns the prompt.
11.2.4 Copy the Service Model configuration to the IIS Web Application folder
You must copy the SharePoint Connector-specific configuration
settings to the web application home directory of the IIS Server.
This adds the LiveCycle feature to the web application.
Navigate to the sharepoint-webpart folder that
was created when you extracted the LiveCycle feature installer.
Open the AdobeLiveCycleConnector.dll.config file
in a text editor.
Copy the contents between <system.serviceModel> and </system.serviceModel> tags
(including both the starting and ending tags), and then close the
Navigate to the web application home directory on the IIS
Service on your computer that you specified in the batch file. Typically,
the folder is C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\<port>.
Create a backup copy of the web.config file
and then open the original file in a text editor.
Append the contents that you copied before the </configuration> tag.
Save and close the file.