Installation Guide

MySabre Migration / Installation Guide 1. Introduction The MySabreTM Installation process has been automated to provide you with a smooth installation...
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MySabre Migration / Installation Guide 1. Introduction The MySabreTM Installation process has been automated to provide you with a smooth installation and migration to Sabre Travel Network’s new desktop platform. This document was created to provide you with a comprehensive set of instructions to reference when installing or migrating to MySabre.

2. Before Installing Verify the following: You have an Internet connection. The workstation(s) meets or exceeds the MySabre minimum requirements that are found in Appendix A of this document. You have a valid Sabre® system Sign-in, Password and Psuedo City Code. If not contact your manager or Sabre Travel Network representative. Your browser must be Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.5 or higher. You have a valid Sabre system Workstation Address or LNIATA. If not contact your manager or Sabre Travel Network representative.

Important Notice for Sabre eVoya WebTop agents: We are unable to automatically transfer the Sabre system workstation address or LNIATA from eVoya® Webtop to MySabre due to issues with browser cookies. You or your installer will have to manually configure the MySabre desktop with your LNIATA. If you do not know your LNIATA, you can obtain this information from your eVoya Webtop desktop through the Options tool. You may want to write this information down so that you can use at the end of the MySabre installation.

3. Installation Before installing or migrating to MySabre, it is suggested that you close down any open applications. Note: Sabre eVoya Webtop customers must exit the eVoya portal and shut down the browser before starting the MySabre installation.

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3.1.

From your browser go to https://my.sabre.com

3.2.

At the MySabre sign in screen provide a unique Sabre Sign In (EPR), Password and Psuedo City Code and then click on the “Sign in” button. You cannot have more than 1 agent using 1234. •

If you are a new agency this information will have been provided to you in an email or letter from Sabre Travel Network.



If you are a new agent, your agency manager can supply you with this information.

3.3.

The “Welcome Screen” will appear. Additional information including FAQs, Bulletins, Downloads and other useful information can be found at the “Resource” center.

3.4.

Click on “Next”

3.5.

Click on “Install MySabre”

3.6.

The installation routine will verify and report which operating system you currently use.

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3.7.

Click on “Next”

3.8.

If your browser is not Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher a message will be displayed informing you of this. If your browser has met the minimum requirements, proceed to the next step. •

Workstations with Windows 98 and above will be directed to the Microsoft download site for an updated browser.



Workstations with Windows 95 will be directed to a Sabre Travel Network download site for an Internet Explorer 5.5 download.

Once the browser has been downloaded and installed, the workstation will be required to be re-started. Return to https://my.sabre.com to continue the installation. (Step 1) 3.9.

Click on Yes to install the Sabre ActiveX Control.

3.10.

The installation routine will use an ActiveX plug-in to check your system to ensure that it meets the minimum hardware requirements including the workstations processor (CPU), RAM, hard drive space, and video settings.

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If all items Pass, proceed to the next step.



If all items Fail and have “ActiveX Failure” in the “Your System” column, this is due to the browser not being able to run the ActiveX plug-in. Directions on how to enable the ActiveX plug-in are located in appendix B. Once this has been resolved, return to this step.



If the Video Resolution is the only item that failed, this is probably due to the workstation’s current video resolution setting and can be corrected very easily. Directions for changing the resolution are located in appendix C. Once resolved, return to step 9.



If there are any other hardware components that do not meet the minimum requirements, the installation can not continue. −

If your hardware is supplied and maintained by Sabre Travel Network, a message will be sent to the Installation Operations team and they will contact you within ten business days.



If your hardware is not supplied by Sabre Travel Network, please contact your provider for assistance and possible upgrades. Once your hardware meets the minimum requirements, please return to my.sabre.com to install MySabre.

3.11.

Click on “Next”.

3.12.

The installation routine will check to ensure that you are Java Plug-in compliant. The minimum version is 1.3.1_03. All versions above that except for version 1.4.0.X are supported.

3.13.

If the workstation is compliant it will respond with “You are Java Plug-in Compliant! Please continue…”

3.14.

Continue on step 22.

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3.15.

If the workstation is not compliant it will start downloading the Java Plug-in. Click on “Yes” to continue and obtain a compatible version of the Java Plugin from Sun Microsystems.

3.16.

The download from the Sun Microsystems Web site will start. The Java Plugin is approximately 5 to 8MB depending on your region. The amount of time required to download the Java Plug-in will vary depending on your Internet connection.

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3.17.

Click on “Yes” to accept the license agreement and continue.

3.18.

Click on “Next” to continue.

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3.19.

If the Microsoft Internet Explorer box is checked, un-check it.

Note: Un-checking the box for your browser reduces incompatibilities with applications using different versions of the plug-in. 3.20.

Once installed, the installation will advise that the system is compliant.

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3.21.

Select, “Click here when Complete” to continue the installation.

3.22.

The Java Plug-in Security Warning screen will appear. Click on the “Grant always” button to continue.

3.23.

The installation routine will check the system for any existing Sabre Travel Network applications.

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If this workstation has existing Sabre Travel Network applications, the corresponding boxes will be checked and the applications will be upgraded. Click on “Next” and proceed to the next step.



If this workstation has existing Sabre Travel Network applications and you do not wish to upgrade them because they are no longer required, unselect the applications. Click on “Next” and proceed to next section titled “First Time users to MySabre”.

Note: By de-selecting or choosing not to upgrade an application will not remove it from the workstation. The removal of the application can only be done through the Add/Remove function in Control Panel. •

If this workstation does not have existing Sabre Travel Network applications and you wish to install additional applications, you can select applications at this time. Select the applications. Click on “Next” and proceed to next step.



If this workstation does not have existing Sabre Travel Network applications and you do not wish to install additional applications click on “Next” and proceed to section titled “First Time users to MySabre”.

3.24.

The installation routine will then display the total download size and the estimate time it will take to download the applications. Click on the “Download and Install” radio button, then click on “Next”.

3.25.

The installation routine will download and start the installation process for upgrading or adding applications.

3.26.

If Sabre Travel Network software has never been installed on this workstation, you will be prompted to select a region.

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3.27.

Select your region.

3.28.

The list of applications to be downloaded and installed is displayed. This list includes any supporting applications/files for the applications chosen. Click on “Next”.

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3.29.

The installation routine will prompt for the location of the applications. Click on “1.Internet” to continue.

Note: If the software has been downloaded previously to another workstation, you can select options “2. Scan LAN” or “3.Specify WS” so that software does not need to download a second time. If the software is not found, the installation routine will automatically obtain it from the Internet. 3.30.

Click on OK to start the download.

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3.31.

A progress of the download will be displayed.

3.32.

Once the applications have been downloaded, the installation routine will install the applications.

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3.33.

After all the installation has completed select the “Yes, I want to restart my computer now” radio button.. Once selected click on the “Finish” button.

3.34.

After the workstation has rebooted, return to https://my.sabre.com to access the portal and complete the migration and configuration of MySabre.

4. First Time users to MySabre Before accessing MySabre for the first time, the installation routine will perform some additional tasks including the migration of your existing Sabre system preferences from your legacy Sabre Travel Network desktop. 4.1.

To migrate your legacy Sabre Travel Network desktop preferences to MySabre, select the system you were previously using.

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4.2.

Choose the Network protocol for your workstation.

4.3.

Complete the Agent profile screen.



If migrating from Sabre® Net Platform or Sabre® for Windows®, the LNIATA section will be filled in automatically.



If migrating from Sabre eVoya Webtop, the LNIATA section will have to be filled in by the agent or installer.



If you are new to the Sabre system or adding a workstation, fill in the LNIATA with the information supplied to you by Sabre Travel Network.

4.4.

Click on “Save Profile” .

4.5.

When complete you will be taken to the MySabre Home Page.

4.6.

Congratulations!

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Appendix A – System Requirements Hardware Requirements -

266 MHz processor or higher 64 MB RAM minimum. (128 MB or higher recommended) 128 MB RAM minimum on computers running Sabre Print Module 1024 x 768/16-bit (High Color) video resolution

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17" monitor or higher recommended

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100 MB of free disk space

Operating System Software -

Windows 95B Windows 98 Second Edition Windows ME Windows 2000 Windows XP Home or Professional Windows NT 4 with Service Pack 6

Browsers -

Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.5 or higher

Sun Microsystems® Java Runtime Environment TM

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Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.3.1_03 or higher or Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 1.4.1.X or higher Note: The 1.4.0 version of the Java 2 Platform is not supported by Sabre Travel Network

Network Public Connection - Customer supplied Internet connection - 56K Analog Dial-Up - DSL / Cable - ISDN - T1 TM Note: Ports 443 & 80 are required for MySabre Private Connection – Sabre Travel Network supplied dedicated connection - Legacy Frame Relay - Managed Network Services (Frame or DSL) - Vendor Access Room connections Note: Ports 443, 80, 30031, 30032, 30051 are required for MySabre

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Appendix B – ActiveX Controls The MySabre™ installation routine uses an ActiveX control to verify your system’s minimum requirements and to assist with the installation of other Sabre Travel Network applications. The ability to download and run the Sabre® trusted ActiveX control must be enabled in your browser to continue the installation of MySabre. To allow the ActiveX control to download and run, follow these instructions; 1)

In your browser tool bar, click on "Tools"

2)

Click on "Internet Options"

3)

Click on the "Security" tab

4)

Click on the "Custom Level" button

5)

The Security "Settings screen" will appear

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6)

Click on "Prompt" or "Enable" for any ActiveX controls that are signed or marked as safe

7)

Click "OK" to save the changes

8)

Click "OK" to save the security changes for that zone

9)

Click "OK" to close the Internet Options box

10)

Click the "Next" button below to continue the MySabre installation

Note: Once the installation is complete, the requirement for the ActiveX control will no longer be needed and the Security Settings can be restored to their original state. Note: If your agency does not allow ActiveX controls to be downloaded and run under any circumstances, the MySabre installation routine will end. Please refer to the “Resources” / “Support Links” section of the migration home page for information on how to obtain a CD that includes all of the necessary Sabre Travel Network software. When installing from the CD, the installation does not require ActiveX to be enabled.

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Appendix C – Video Resolution Video Changes Are Required The MySabre™ installation has detected that your video resolution did not meet the minimum requirements. The MySabre portal is best viewed and requires a resolution of 1024 X 768 with 16-bit High Color resolution. The resolution can be changed in a few steps. Once changed, the installation of MySabre can continue. 1)

Click on the "Start" button

2)

Click on "Settings" Note: Depending on settings in Windows XP users may skip this step and continue at step #3.

3)

Click on "Control Panel"

4)

Double click on the "Display" icon

5)

Click on the “Settings” tab

6)

In the "Colors" box of the settings tab change the colors to a minimum of "High Color (16 bit)"

7)

In the "Screen area" box of the settings tab, change the resolution to a minimum of 1024

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x 768

8)

Click "Apply" Note: Windows may ask you to either restart the computer or to apply changes without restarting. Choose Apply Changes Without Re-Starting

9)

Windows will modify your settings and prompt you to keep your settings. Click on "Yes" to accept the new settings

10) Click on "OK" to exit Display Properties 11) Click on the "Next" button below to re-check your hardware and continue with the MySabre installation

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