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Download and Install Lasso Professional 8.6

This page briefly outlines the installation of Lasso Professional 8.6 for each supported platform.

You can download Lasso Professional 8.6 for FREE and run Lasso in "developer mode", which is fully functional but limited to 5 IP's and 200 connections per minute, so it will not support full deployment. Come back and buy the license to unlock its full power when you are convinced that Lasso gives you everything you need—and more!

Recommended reading before you install

Lasso is a middleware product which relies on third-party web servers and databases for smooth operation. For late-breaking documentation updates, please consult the Errata directory.

Browse archive of Lasso product downloads

View table of supported operating systems and versions

Read the full installation guide


 

Mac OS X

The latest release of Lasso Professional 8.6 for Mac OS X 10.5 and up can be found here:

Download Lasso_Professional_8.6.3-1_Mac.tar.gz (75 MB)

Once downloaded, expand the archive and run the installer which will guide you through the installation process.

Note for OS X Mountain Lion or Mavericks users

Installing Apple's Server.app on your server after installing Lasso Professional 8.6 changes the paths used by Apache. If you do so, you will need to re-install the Apache connector.


 

Microsoft Windows

The latest release of Lasso Professional 8.6 for Microsoft Windows can be found here:

 Download Lasso_Professional_8.6.3-1_Win.zip (42 MB)

Once downloaded, expand the archive and run the installer which will guide you through the installation process. For detailed installation and setup instructions, see the Installing Lasso Professional 8.6 for Windows page.

Instructions for installing Lasso 8.6 and FileMaker Server 11 and later on 64-bit Windows are available.

Please note: you must uninstall/remove any previous installation of Lasso prior to installing updates.


 

CentOS Linux 5/6

Instructions for upgrading ImageMagick on CentOS 5 are available.

See this article if Lasso 8.6 fails to start on boot. (This is fixed in Lasso Professional 8.6.3.)

Ensure the file "/etc/localtime" is a symlink to your timezone, rather than a copy of it. If not, run the following command, substituting the appropriate zone name:
    ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Toronto /etc/localtime

If you have Lasso Professional 8.6.1 or earlier installed on CentOS 5, remove it before installing the current version.

To remove previous versions of Lasso Professional:

  1. List any previous Lasso packages by running:
    rpm -qa | grep Lasso
  2. Remove each listed package (this will not affect your LassoSite data) by running:
    rpm -e name-of-package

RPM installation

To install Lasso Professional 8.6 from RPMs:

  1. Install the prerequisite packages using yum:
    yum install curl httpd ImageMagick java-openjdk libicu libxslt mysql openldap openssl pcre sqlite unixODBC
  2. Download and install the appropriate RPMs for your system:

32-bit CentOS 5: Lasso-Professional-8.6.3-2.el5.i386.rpm (30 MB)

64-bit CentOS 5: Lasso-Professional-8.6.3-2.el5.x86_64.rpm (30 MB)  

32-bit CentOS 6: Lasso-Professional-8.6.3-1.el6.i386.rpm (27 MB)

64-bit CentOS 6: Lasso-Professional-8.6.3-1.el6.x86_64.rpm (27 MB)  

Once Lasso Professional 8.6 has been installed, download and install the appropriate Apache2 connector:

A documentation RPM is also available: Lasso-Documentation-8.6.3-1.noarch.rpm (9.0 MB)

Installation using yum

If you have Lasso Professional 8.6.1 or earlier installed on CentOS 5, remove it before installing the current version. (see above)

1. Add the LassoSoft yum repository by creating or modifying the file "/etc/yum.repos.d/LassoSoft.repo" with these contents:
 
- For CentOS 5:
[lassosoft]
name=LassoSoft
baseurl=http://centosyum.lassosoft.com/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0
 
- For CentOS 6:
[lassosoft]
name=LassoSoft
baseurl=http://centos6yum.lassosoft.com/
enabled=1
gpgcheck=0
 
2. Run either of the following to download and install Lasso Professional 8.6 and its dependencies:
 
- For 32-bit CentOS:
yum install Lasso-Professional-Apache2
- For 64-bit CentOS:
yum install Lasso-Professional-Apache2.x86_64
- To install the documentation (optional):
yum install Lasso-Documentation

Updating via yum

To update Lasso Professional:

yum update Lasso-Professional

 

 

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