Step 1 - IBM i ACS (Access Client Solutions)

Download and install IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS), previously known as IBM iSeries Client Access.

Click the link above to download it. Unzip it. Find the ACS/temp/Image64a folder and double-click the CWBInstall.msi file to start the installation. Run through the screens, selecting custom install when prompted. Verify that the .NET Data Provider is selected to be installed.


Step 2 - Microsoft Excel

Verify that you have Microsoft Excel 2007 or higher installed. It is required for DAC Office to work properly.

Step 3 - DAC Office

Verify that steps 1 and 2 have been satisfied before installing DO.

If you plan to install the beta, you will need to download and unzip to the same location each time you do an update. After unzipping, go to the folder and double-click the Setup.exe file to install it.

  • Install Link (Beta) 2.20.52 (ZIP)
  • Install the MSVC pre-req before installing the latest non-beta version.

    After installation, a desktop icon will appear but don't click on it yet! Instead, move on to STEP 4.

    Step 4 - DAC Office Settings Folder

    Download the ZIP file from the link above. Extract to 'c:\' so that the 'c:\DACOffice' folder is created.

    Double-click the desktop icon to run the program and sign in using your DAC login info.

    NOTE: you will need a license key use DO. Please contact CDR for a valid, distributor specific key.