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This article describes how to install Nexus OCSP Responder on Windows.

There are two ways to install Nexus OCSP Responder on Windows:

  • installation by running the MSI installation file, or
  • silent installation, by passing arguments to the MSI installation file.

Both are described below.

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Prerequisites

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titlePrerequisites

See Nexus OCSP Responder requirements and interoperability.

Install Nexus OCSP Responder

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titleDownload the installation file
  1. Download nexus-ocsp-6.x-release.zip located inNexus support download area support.nexusgroup.com
  2. Unpack the Nexus OCSP distribution nexus-ocsp-6.x-release.zip into any desired directory.


For more options of how to use an msi file, turn to Microsoft or type:

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titleHelp with MSI files
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» Nexus_OCSP_Responder.msi /H

or

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» msiexec.exe /H
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titleStart installation
  1. Run the file Nexus_OCSP_Responder.msi.
  2. When prompted, select the following:
    1. an installation folder for the binaries
    2. an installation folder for the configuration files
    3. a path to the license file.
      If you skip this step, the license file has to be manually copied after installation to <configuration_root>\license\.
Note

For help with how to use an msi file, turn to Microsoft or type

  • Nexus_OCSP_Responder.msi /H
    or 
  • msiexec.exe /H



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titleSet startup type of "Nexus OCSP" service

To set the desired startup type of the "Nexus OCSP" service:

  1. Open Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services and locate Nexus OCSP. In its properties, set the desired startup type. The default startup is Automatic.

Silent installation of Nexus OCSP Responder

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titleSilent installation

The Nexus OCSP Responder can be silently installed by passing arguments to the MSI installation file. In the following examples, replace <Installation_folder>, <Configuration_folder> and <Path_to_licensefile> with the corresponding paths.

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titleExample with no user interface
» Nexus_OCSP_Responder.msi /QN
INSTALLFOLDER="<Installation_folder>" CONFIGFOLDER="<Configuration_folder>"
LICENSESRC="<Path_to_licensefile>"


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titleExample with no user interface, default configuration folder and logging of status messages
» Nexus_OCSP_Responder.msi /QN /LI statuslog.log
INSTALLFOLDER="<Installation_folder>" LICENSESRC="<Path_to_licensefile>"


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titleExample with default configuration folder and no user interface except for a modal dialog box displayed at the end and verbose logging
» Nexus_OCSP_Responder.msi /QN+ /LV verboselog.log
INSTALLFOLDER="<Installation_folder>" LICENSESRC="<Path_to_licensefile>"


Uninstall Nexus OCSP Responder

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titleUninstall OCSP Responder
  1. Stop the Nexus OCSP service.
  2. Run the MSI file used to install Nexus OCSP Responder, or uninstall via the operating system's control panel.