Installation Guide

Installation Guide

This installation guide will help you complete the installation of Zoho Analytics On-Premise.

Zoho Analytics On-Premise Editions

Zoho Analytics On-Premise is available in two editions, Personal and Professional.

  • Personal Edition - This is a single user version. This edition does not offer collaboration capabilities. The volume of data is restricted to 25,000 rows.
  • Professional Edition - This is a multi-user version with no limitation on the volume of data that can be imported. It offers complete collaboration capabilities.
FeaturesPersonal Edition Professional Edition
Users 1 

As per purchased license

Concurrent Guests

NoAs per purchased license
Records / Rows

 25,000

Unlimited

Reports / Dashboards

 Unlimited

Unlimited

Workspaces

 5

Unlimited

Query Tables

 Unlimited

Unlimited

Generate Links

 No

Yes

Rebranding

 No

Yes

Sharing and Collaboration

 No

Yes

Back Up options

 No

Yes

Scheduled Email

 No

Yes

Multilanguage support

 No

Yes

Prerequisites

  • Need to exclude anti-virus scan for the folder where Zoho Analytics On-Premise is installed (eg. C:/Zoho/Analytics)

  • The hostname of the server where Zoho Analytics On-Premise is to be installed should not contain the underscore ( _ ) symbol in it. The underscore may affect the application startup and make certain services inaccessible on TCP/IP networks. Use the server hostname: https://zoho-analytics:8443 instead of https://zoho_analytics:8443

  • The default ports used by the application is 8443. 8443 (configurable at the time of installation) is the web server port, on which the web client will be accessible. This ports should be open on your firewall.

  • If you want to run the Zoho Analytics On-Premise batch files on Windows Server 2008, make sure that you have 'Edit' permission for Zoho Analytics  On-Premise folders (even if you are an administrator).

  • Zoho Analytics  On-Premise can be installed on virtual servers. In such cases, Dynamic Resource Balancing should be turned off by configuring Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) at the ESX/VMlevel.

NOTE:

  • It is advisable to open command prompt as administrator (right click - 'Run as administrator') to run batch files.

  • Please make sure that the installation directory names or its parent directory names do not have any space character. 

System Requirements

The minimum system requirements for effectively running Zoho Analytics  On-Premise are given below.

Professional Edition 

Specification

Evaluation

Production

OS

Windows 10

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above

Any 64 bit Windows 2016 Server R2 and above

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above

Processor

1 GHz2 GHz, Quad core processor

Memory

8GB16GB

Free Disk Space

25GB50GB

Supported browsers

Firefox v40 and above

Google Chrome v40 and above

Firefox v40 and above

Google Chrome v40 and above

*For higher volume of data, please contact onprem-support@zohoanalytics.com to know about the exact system requirement.

Personal Edition

Specification

Minimum requirement

OS

Windows 10

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and above

Processor

1 GHz

Memory

4GB

Free Disk Space

15GB

Supported browsers

Firefox v40 and above

Google Chrome v40 and above

Installation procedure 

Installing on Windows

Follow the steps below to install Zoho Analytics on a Windows machine:

  • Download the Zoho Analytics application from this page.

  • Double-click the downloaded file to begin the installation process.

  • There are two ways to install Zoho Analytics: 

    • One-Click Install: This option automatically selects the installation directory and the application port numbers, and the entire installation process will be completed within minutes. Note: Users who wish to install the application with High Availability mode should not choose this option.

  • Advanced Install: This option allows you to customize the application's configuration. 

Follow the steps below to install Zoho Analytics using the Advanced installation option: 

  • Please read the license agreement carefully, and accept it to proceed with the installation.

  • Zoho Analytics offers a high availability mode of installation, to facilitate uninterrupted services by configuring multiple instances of the application that run in tandem. To set up a high availability cluster, select the Yes radio button. Please note that the high availability cluster configuration will require two servers. To learn more about the steps involved in configuring high availability in Zoho Analytics, click here

  • To install Zoho Analytics without the high availability configuration, choose the No option. Click Next to proceed. 

  • Choose the installation directory where ManageEngine Analytics Plus is to be installed. By default, the application is installed in the C:\ManageEngine\AnalyticsPlus directory. Use the Browse section to change the default directory, and click Next to proceed.

  • Enter the web server port number. The default port number provided is 8443. You can specify an alternate port number if 8443 is being used by a different application. Click Next to proceed. 

  • Verify your specifications, and click Next.

  • The installation process will take a few minutes to complete. On successful installation, the Installation Completed screen will be displayed. Click Finish to exit the installation wizard. 

  • The application launches in a browser automatically. The default username is admin and the default password is admin.

Installing On Linux

This section explains on installing Zoho Analytics On-Premise on Linux.

Prerequisites for Linux:

  • Please do not install the application logged in as a root user. Installation should be done as a regular user. 
  • Ensure that the application is not installed in the root directory.
  • Make sure you add the installation path to your antivirus exclusion list before you proceed.  

Graphical mode

Follow the below steps to install Zoho Analytics on a Linux machine.

  1. Navigate to where you have the Zoho_Analytics_64bit.bin file in terminal.
  2. Change the access permissions of the installation file using the following command chmod a+x Zoho_Analytics_64bit.bin.


     
  3. Execute the installation file ./Zoho_Analytics_64bit.bin. 


     
  4. Click Next in the installation wizard to start the installation.                                                                                                                                                                                                            

     
  5. Read and accept the license agreement to proceed with the installation.                                                                                                                                                                                         
  6. The next step in the Installation process is choosing the installation directory. By default, the application is installed in home/<user>/Zoho/Analytics directory. Use the Choose... button to pick a different installation directory. Once the desired path is selected, click OK and then click on Next
  7. Enter the Web Server Port number to run the web server. The default port number is 8443. Choose an alternate port number if 8443 is being used by a different application. Click on Next to continue with the installation process.

     
  8. Verify your inputs on the confirmation page and click Install to proceed with the installation.
  9. The installation process takes a few minutes to complete. On successful installation, the Installation Complete screen is displayed. Click Next to continue.
  10. The option to Start Zoho Analytics is enabled by default. Click Done to exit the installation wizard.
  11. The application launches in a browser automatically. The default username is admin and the default password is admin.

Console mode

To install Zoho Analytics on a Linux machine, 

  1. Navigate to where you have the Zoho_Analytics_64bit.bin file in terminal.
  2. Change the access permissions of the installation file using the following command chmod a+x Zoho_Analytics_64bit.bin.                                                                                                        

     
  3. Execute the installation file ./Zoho_Analytics_64bit.bin -i console in the command prompt. 

  4. Read and accept the license agreement.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  5. The next step in the Installation process is choosing the installation directory. By default, the application is installed in home/<user>/Zoho/Analytics directory. If you wish to pick a different installation directory, enter the absolute directory path and press Enter.                                                                                                                                                                    

  6. Enter the Web Server Port Number. This will be the port on which the application will be accessible. The default port number is 8443. Choose an alternate port number if 8443 is being used by a different application. Verify your inputs on the Pre-Installation Summary page and press Enter to proceed with the installation.   

  7. Press Enter in the Ready to Install page to proceed with the installation. 

  8. The installation process takes a few minutes to complete. On successful installation, the Installation Complete screen is displayed. Press Enter to continue.                                                 
  9. To start the application, change the working directory to Zoho/Analytics/bin and type sh StartServer.sh and hit Enter.                                                                                                             
  10. It will take a few seconds to start up all the modules. Once the startup is complete, you'll see the the start up sequence as shown below. You can access the application using the URL- https://<Hostname>:<Web server port>. Replace <Hostname> tag with the hostname or IP address of the server and <Web server port> tag with the web server port chosen at the time of installation (Example- https://BI-server:8443).  

Installing on AWS

You can deploy Zoho Analytics On Premise on AWS in a few simple steps. Refer this documentation to learn more. 

Installing on Docker

Zoho Analytics On Premise can be downloaded on Docker easily. Refer this documentation for detailed steps on this. 

Installing on Azure

You can deploy Zoho Analytics On Premise on Azure in a few simple steps. Refer this documentation to learn more. 

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