Installing Microsoft Search IFilter

Microsoft Search IFilter consists of two components: the IFilter itself, which is installed on the same computer with the Microsoft search system (Microsoft Search Server, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, or Microsoft Windows Search), and the Support for IFilter component which is installed together with the Server Manager and provides interface for configuring settings of the IFilter-dedicated workflow. You may install numerous copies of IFilter in the local network and connect them to one FineReader Server.

To install Microsoft Search IFilter, do the following:

  1. When installing the Server Manager component select Support for IFilter subfeature.
  2. Install ABBYY FineReader Server IFilter on computer(s) with the Microsoft search system:
    1. Select ABBYY FineReader Server 14 IFilter for installation from ABBYY FineReader Server CD-ROM. Follow the installation instructions.
    2. Specify the program you are going to use Microsoft Search IFilter with. Select Microsoft Office SharePoint Search item for Microsoft Search Server or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. This item is disabled if neither Microsoft Search Server nor Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is installed on the computer.
    3. The installation wizard requests the name of the computer on which the Server Manager is installed. Enter the computer’s DNS name or its IP address.
    4. ABBYY FineReader Server 14 IFilter includes the ABBYY FineReader Server - IFilter Backend service. During installation the program will ask you to select a user account under which the service will be run after installation. By default, the Local System account is selected. The conditions when you need to select User account are similar to those defined in the Selecting a user account section above.

Note. During the installation, Microsoft Search IFilter is automatically registered for the following file extensions: .jpg, .jpeg, .tif, .tiff, .pdf, .bmp, .pcx, .dcx, .png, .djvu, .j2k, .jp2.

Installing ABBYY FineReader Server 14 IFilter via the Command Line

You can install ABBYY FineReader Server 14 IFilter from the command line in silent mode. Run the install.exe file from the ABBYY FineReader Server 14 IFilter folder on the installation CD-ROM with the command line options described below.

Option Default Value Description
/InstallationDir="<destination path>" C:\Program Files\ABBYY FineReader Server 14.0 IFilter The path to the folder where the ABBYY FineReader Server IFilter will be installed.
/AccountUserName The username under which the ABBYY FineReader Server IFilter Backend service will be run.
If you do not specify the /AccountUserName, the service will be run under the Local System account.
/AccountPassword The password corresponding to the username under which the ABBYY FineReader Server IFilter Backend service will be run.
/ServerLocation The name of the computer on which the Server Manager is installed.
/SharePoint=1 Set this option to “1”, if you are going to use IFilter with Microsoft Search Server or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server. If neither Microsoft Search Server nor Microsoft Office SharePoint Server is installed on the computer, this option is ignored.
/q   Silent mode. No dialog boxes will be displayed.
/passive Use this key if you want to see installation progress. In this case other dialog boxes will not be displayed.
/Language=<language code> <locale language>

Installs ABBYY FineReader Server IFilter with the interface language specified in the command line.

Possible language code values:

1033English

3082Spanish

1031German

1049Russian

1036French

1041Japanese

1042Korean

1029Czech

2052Chinese

1046Portuguese (Brazil)

1038Hungarian

1045Polish

Installing ABBYY FineReader Server 14 IFilter using Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS)

The procedure of installing ABBYY FineReader Server 14 IFilter using SMS is similar to that for ABBYY FineReader Server. The difference is in the way of creating an installation point: you should not run an administrative installation of IFilter, but should copy the ABBYY FineReader Server 14 IFilter subfolder from the installation CD-ROM to a shared network folder manually.

Once the installation point has been created, follow the further instructions provided in the Installing ABBYY FineReader Server using Microsoft Systems Management Server (SMS) section. When configuring installation use the additional command line parameters described in the Installing ABBYY FineReader Server 14 IFilter via the Command Line section.

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