Installing the Platform Assistant on a Mac

The Mac OS X installer for the Platform Assistant is named RADPAServer<version>.pkg, and it is located in two places:

  • In the PAServer folder inside the RAD Studio installation directory.
    For example, C:\Program Files\Embarcadero\RAD Studio\n.n\PAServer\RADPAServer<version>.pkg,
    where n.n represents the release version, which is 12.0 for XE5, and <version> represents the version name, such as "XE5".
  • On the Web for download to the Mac

To Install the Platform Assistant on a Mac

  1. On the Mac, download RADPAServer<version>.pkg to a local directory from one of the locations given above.
  2. Double-click the .pkg file in the Finder. This launches the InstallAnywhere installer for the Platform Assistant Server:
    Installing PAServer1A.png
  3. Select your language (such as English), and click OK.
  4. On the "Please choose a destination folder" page, you can change the installation location or accept the default. By default, the Platform Assistant is installed in the main Applications directory.
  5. Continue until the installer completes.

The Platform Assistant is now installed, and you can run the Platform Assistant.

To Uninstall the Platform Assistant on a Mac

Note: You do not need to uninstall a previous version of the Platform Assistant to install a newer version. Different versions of the Platform Assistant may coexist in your system and run side by side as long as you use a different port on each running instance.

To uninstall the Platform Assistant server, delete RAD PAServer <version>.app. Use 'Move to Trash' on the Mac.

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