Install Help Using the Installer

About this task

This topic describes how to install Help using the installer. You can also install Help at a command prompt.


  1. Run the InstallLauncher.exe file.
  2. Select Install Help.
    The welcome page appears.
  3. Select Next.
    The license agreement appears.
  4. Select the Accept check box to accept the license agreement, and select Next.
  5. If needed, change the installation drive, and then select Next.
  6. If needed, change the port number for the NodeJS server to run. This step is required if the default port number is not available.
  7. Select Next.
  8. Select Install.
    The Help is installed.
  9. Select Next.


The stand-alone Help is installed in the following folder: <installation drive>:\Program Files\Proficy\Proficy Historian\ProficyDoc. You can access the Help from any of the Historian applications or by accessing the index.html file.