Deploying the ERM Webviewer v12.x ActiveX Control ERMHelper2AX.ocx file on Windows 7 machines

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Article ID: 19014

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CA Output Management Web Viewer

Issue/Introduction

In cases where it is necessary to deploy the ERM Webviewer v12/v12.1 ActiveX control to users' machines using a script, the following procedures should be used.


Environment

Release: OUTWBV01300-12.1-Output Management-Web Viewer for AIX
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Resolution

For ERM Webviewer v12.x, the name of the ActiveX file is ERMHelper2AX.ocx

  • Obtain the ERMHelper2AX.cab file from the WebServer machine, typically located in the \webapps\CAOMWebViewer12\ActiveX folder or /webapps/CAOMWebViewer12/ActiveX folder depending on your platform . 
  • ERMHelper2AX.cab* is a compressed form of ERMHelper2AX.ocx. Unzip it to ERMHelper2AX.ocx with Winzip or another unzip utility
  • Create a script that
  • Copies the ERMHelper2AX.ocx file into the C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files\ folder.
  • Runs regsvr32 from the C:\Windows\Downloaded Program Files directory to register the file.
  • regsvr32 ERMHelper2AX.ocx

NOTE: regsvr32 must be run as administrator

*A .cab file is an archive file format for Microsoft Windows that supports lossless data compression and embedded digital certificates used for maintaining archive integrity.