Adding or upgrading a feature using Import Package

You can use Feature Manager to add a new feature or upgrade an existing feature by downloading a feature package file, either from the Ricoh website or from a feature DVD, and then using the Import Package action.

  • You must use the legacy user interface for this procedure.

You must save the feature package file to a location that can be accessed by using the primary computer.

If you download the feature package file from the Ricoh website, save it to a location that is accessible from Ricoh ProcessDirector. This location can be on the primary computer, a workstation, or a network drive. Remember where you save the file so that you can browse to it from Ricoh ProcessDirector. Additionally, you must extract the file in that location so the EPK file within the downloaded file can be seen.

If you receive the feature package file from a DVD, you need to locate the file on the DVD, copy it from the DVD onto the primary computer, and remember where you put it so you can browse to it.

To import a feature package using Import Package:
  1. If one or more secondary servers are defined and started, stop all of the secondary servers.
  2. Log in as an administrator or other user with authority to import packages.
  3. In the left pane, choose System → Features.
  4. Click Import Package.
    You see the Import a package window.
  5. Click Browse and select the feature package EPK file for the feature you want to install.
  6. Click Open.
    The import automatically begins.
  7. When the import finishes, the feature you installed or upgraded appears in the main Feature Manager window.
  8. In the Action column, use the list to select the version of the feature you want to install.
  9. Click Apply.
  10. Review the information in the confirmation window, then click OK to continue.
    The feature is installed, then Ricoh ProcessDirector is restarted to finish the install process.
  11. Click Finish.
    The system logs you out.
  12. Log in again.
 
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