Here is a step-by-step guide for installing Kofax Import Connector 2.5 on your Kofax Capture system. You can use Kofax Import Connector to import from email, fax, folder and web service.

Pre-requisites: You will need to have Kofax Capture installed. For more information on installing Kofax Capture, you can check out our Kofax Capture Installation Run Book. For compatible versions of Kofax Capture, please download the Kofax Cross Product Compatibility Matrix.

Kofax Import Connector is probably one of the most straight-forward installs of any of the Kofax Capture add-ons. These instructions are for a single-node installation, where the Message Connector and Kofax Capture Plug-In are on the same machine. This is a typical install.

Download the installation media and mount the drive. Run Setup.exe as the Administrator:

Screen capture indicating the selection of Run as Administrator.

When the installation menu loads, select Install Message Connector:

Screen capture of the Kofax Import Connector menu. Red arrow indicates the Install Message Connector option.

The installation for the Message Connector will begin:

Screen capture of the MC 2.5 Setup that reads "welcome to the Kofax - Message Connector 2.5 Setup Wizard. The Setup Wizard will install Kofax - Message Connector 2.5 on your computer. Click next to continue or Cancel to exit the setup wizard."

Select the destination folder for the installation. I recommend choosing a volume other than the C: drive:

Screen capture of the setup menu indicating the destination folder for installation.

The installation will commence and (shortly thereafter,) complete:

Screen capture of the ready to install message connector dialogue. Click install to begin.
Screen capture of the install completed dialogue. Select finish to exit the setup wizard.

At the installation menu, now select Install KC Plug-In:

Screen capture of the installation menu. Red arrow indicates the Install KC Plug-In option.

The installation will now commence:

Screen capture of the setup wizard to begin install.

When prompted for a destination folder, again select a folder on the desired volume:

Screen capture of the destination folder prompt.

The installation will commence and (shortly thereafter,) complete:

Screen capture of the ready to install KS Plug-In. Click install to being the installation. Click back to review or change any of your installation settings. Click cancel to exit the wizard.
Screen capture of the setup wizard. The finish button is selected.

You’ve now completed the base installation!

Don’t forget to check the Kofax website for any Service Packs, Fix Packs, or Fixes for your version of Kofax Import Connector. To do this, visit kofax.com and select Services –> Products on the main navigation:

Screen capture of the Kofax website. Services is selected at the main menu. The sub menu has a red arrow indicating the selection of Products.

Select Kofax Import Connector from the product list and select the Downloads section:

Screen capture of the downloads page of the Kofax website.

Once you’ve installed any Service Packs, Fix Packs, or Fixes, you can verify the version for your install by launching Kofax Capture Administration, selecting Configuration in the Electronic Documents tab:

Screen capture indicating the location of Configuration in the upper left corner of the Electronic Documents tab.

Select About in the Assistance Tasks group:

Screen capture with a red arrow indicating the location of About in the Assistance Tasks group.

You will then see the following versions of the Kofax Import Connector components:

Screen capture with a red box highlighting  the versions of the Kofax Import Connector components.