Before You Install and Deploy the ProjectWise Plug-in for Bentley Web Services Gateway
Make sure the latest
Windows updates have been installed.
- Be an administrator of the computer.
Install or configure the prerequisites for
Bentley Web Services Gateway:
- In Server Manager, make sure the Web Server (IIS) role is installed along with the following role services:
- Make sure .NET Framework 4.6.1 or later is installed.
- In Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager, configure the following Authentication settings for the website you plan to deploy Bentley Web Services Gateway to:
In Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager, secure the
website you plan to deploy
Bentley Web Services Gateway to:
Tip: Contact your IT department if you need help obtaining an official SSL certificate. To create a self-signed certificate, see the following Microsoft topic: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753127(v=ws.10).aspx
- In the Connections pane, under , right-click your website and select Edit Bindings.
- In the Site Bindings dialog, click Add.
- In the Add Site Bindings dialog, change Type to https, select an SSL certificate from the list, and click OK.
- Click Close to close the Add Site Binding dialog.
- Add port 443 (the default port for a secure website) to the Windows Firewall exception list on this computer.
- Download and install Bentley Web Services Gateway 02.06.08.09.
- Download and install the ProjectWise Plug-in for WSG CONNECT Edition Update 3.3 (10.00.03.331).
Configuration Settings dialog (delivered with
ProjectWise Explorer) to configure the
ProjectWise network in order to provide
Bentley Web Services Gateway with a list of
datasources that your administrators can select from when creating work area
connections (ProjectWise Web) and datasource
connections (ProjectWise Web View).
- Open the ProjectWise Network Configuration Settings dialog in administrator mode. (see Opening the ProjectWise Network Configuration Settings Dialog)
- On the General tab, turn on Prevent UDP for DNS and Listing (make sure there is a check mark in the check box).
Datasource Listing tab:
- In the Name field, enter a descriptive name for the ProjectWise server you are connecting to. For example, Main Production Server
- In the Hostname field, enter the fully-qualified domain name (FQDN) of the computer on which the ProjectWise server you want to connect to is installed.
- If the ProjectWise server's listener port is set to the default (5800), then you can leave the Port field empty. If the ProjectWise server's listener port is set to something other than 5800, then you must enter the server's listener port in the Port field.
- Click Add.
- At the bottom of the tab, turn on Prevent UDP (make sure there is a check mark in the check box).
- On the DNS Services tab, repeat the same steps you just performed on the Datasource Listing tab.
- Click Save, then Close.
You are done configuring the ProjectWise network on this computer. Open ProjectWise Explorer and verify that you can see and log into the datasources you expect to see, based on how you configured the ProjectWise network.