For a successful Retain deployment, complete the following tasks in the order listed, choosing those that apply to your deployment.
Identify Retain admin credentials you plan to use.
Gather and document the SMTP host connection information.
Install a web server. See Installing a Web Server
Gather the database connection information, DNS name or IP address, Retain database name, retain database user name and password.
Create a database for Retain to use. See Creating and Maintaining an SQL Database
Download and install Retain on your chosen platform:
Configure the Retain server. Running the Retain Server Configuration Wizard.
Install the production Retain Worker Agents.
Access Retain’s management interface. Logging In as an Administrator
Create and configure jobs for the systems you are archiving.
Upload the required licenses. Licensing