This guide walks through the installation for 2012 SQL Server Express LocalDB, which is included in the CL Connect package. If a more current version of SQL Server Express is installed then adjustments need to be made in the web.config file based on the version that is installed. Instruction for the web.config edit will be at the bottom of this article.


File Explorer:

 

1. Open file explorer and navigate to the CL-Connect-master folder.

 

INFO: Default location is C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CL-Connect-master

 

2. Run the file named SqlLocalDB to start the installer.

 

 

Security Warning:

 

3. If prompted, click the Run button. If not, continue to step 4.

 

 

2012 SQL Server Express:

 

4. Click the Next button.

 

  

5. Accept the terms and click the Next button.

 

 

6. Click the Install button.


 

7. Click the Finish button.


 

Different version of SQL Server Express installed:

 

This edit was done with 2019 SQL Server Express so if a different version is installed then the values might be different.

 

File Explorer:

 

1. Open file explorer and navigate to the CL-Connect-master folder.

 

INFO: Default location is C:\inetpub\wwwroot\CL-Connect-master

 

2. Open the web.config file in a text editor. 

 

 

Web.config File:

 

3. Change the 3 lines in the file of "data source=(LocalDb)\v11.0;" to "data source=(LocalDb)\mssqllocaldb;".

 

 

 

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