Installing Docsvault Server and Client
This section provides step-by-step instructions to install Docsvault Server and Client.
Please read the following information carefully.
All the steps are performed on Windows 7 and the steps and screens may differ slightly depending on your Operating System.
Firewall applications can prevent communication between Docsvault Client and Server. Follow the steps below to ensure that proper firewall rules have been created to allow Docsvault traffic to pass through the firewall.
1.If your firewall is application based (ex: Windows Firewall, Norton, McAfee, etc. )
2. If your firewall is port based or if you require port forwarding from your router to the Docsvault server
TCP Port 3831: To allow connection to the Docsvault Server Service (dvServer.exe)
hosting Docsvault db and provides the client the TCP port number that corresponds to that named instance.
dynamic port (between 49152 & 65535) selected randomly by the SQL server. The SQL clients first connect to the browser
service (port# 1434) to know the exact port number a named instance of SQL server is listening to for the requested
To learn how to find out the current port number used by SQL SERVER, see
Installing Docsvault Server and Client on the same machine
It is fine to install both the server and the client on the same machine for testing and for occasional usage by the admin. However it is NOT recommended to use the client installation on server for normal daily usage. The Docsvault server will be serving multiple clients in the network and hence it is advisable to install it on a dedicated machine where no user works normally.