Install the ProContractor Mobile Publisher

The ProContractor Publisher connects ProContractor to the ProContractor Mobile application.

If you have not already done so, download the ProContractor Mobile Publisher from the Viewpoint Customer Portal at See Download ProContractor Install Files for more information.
This publisher syncs data between ProContractor and ProContractor Mobile at regular intervals. By default, the publisher runs every four (4) hours, which means it may take up to four hours for changes made in one application to be reflected in the other application.

The ProContractor Publisher installation program may also install the following:

  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft SQL Server System CLR Types
  • Microsoft SQL Server Management Objects

To install the publisher, complete the following steps:

  1. As an administrator, log in to the computer with the ProContractor server.
  2. Double-click the 64-bit Publisher installation program that you downloaded earlier.
  3. Follow the prompts to install any prerequisites.
  4. On the Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard screen, click Next.
  5. On the License Agreement screen, review the license agreement.
  6. Select the appropriate option button and click Next.
    Note: Accepting the terms of the license agreement allows the Publisher installation to proceed.
  7. If you want to install the Publisher to the default location, click Next. Otherwise, click Change, then browse to select the appropriate folder and click Next.
  8. Click Install.
  9. In the Product field, click and select ProContractor by Viewpoint.
  10. In the Data Server field, click and select the ProContractor server.
  11. If you need to modify the database information, select the Modify Defaults checkbox and edit the fields as needed.
  12. Click Next.
  13. Enter your ProContractor Mobile Authentication Code and select Next.
  14. Click Finish.
The ProContractor application and mobile devices that have the ProContractor Mobile application installed can now exchange information.
  • If you are installing the ProContractor suite of products for the first time, you can proceed with other installation activities.
  • To continue setup activities related to ProContractor Mobile, the next step is Adding Contacts.