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How to install your Local Archive

Follow these guidelines when installing a Local Archive for the first time.

Follow these guidelines when setting up a Local Archive for the first time.

  1. Download and run the exe as sent in the Transmittal.
  2. When the wizard opens select Next.
The Local Archive welcome screen.
  1. Read the license agreement, accept the terms, then click I Accept
  2. Click Next.
The License agreement.
  1. Choose where you want to install the Local Archive Viewer:
    1. Click Browse.
    2. Select the location where you want to install the Local Archive files.
    3. Click Select.
  2. Click Run.
Choosing the installation location.
  1. The Installing window opens.
The installation process progress bar.
  1. Once the installation has finished you’ll see a window showing the Oracle Aconex logo.
The Oracle Aconex logo.
  1. Your default browser will then open. You may see a message saying Your connection is not private. If so,  select Advanced to continue to localhost and the application.
The your connection is not private message.

This is an example shows a message from Chrome, others may differ slightly.

  1. Find and select your license file as sent in your email.
  2. Enter the license key and click Next.
The fields for the license file and key.
  1. You will now see a window confirming the location of your Local archives along with an option to create shortcuts.
  2. Click Next.
The first of three local archive configuration screens.
  1. Start the download by entering your Aconex password. The Instance and Username are pre-populated with details from your license file. If you need to enter proxy details see Entering proxy details below before pressing Login.
  2. Click Login.
The second Local Archive configuration screen.
  1. Your details are then authenticated by Aconex.
  2. Check the project is correct, then click Download.
The third of the Local Archive Configuration screens.
  1. The archive will then start to download. How long this process takes will depend on the size of your project.
The first of the Creating your project windows.
  1. Once the download process is finished, click Next.
The second of the Creating your project windows.

Entering proxy details

  1. To use a proxy server select Use proxy network.
  2. Fill out the form as required, then click Login.
The Proxy server window.

Once you’ve done this, go back to Step 14 above.

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