Installing Validate Address Global Databases

This procedure describes how to install the databases used by the Validate Address Global stage. For instructions on installing databases used by other Universal Addressing Module stages, see the Spectrum™ Technology Platform Administration Guide.
  1. Download the database from the Pitney Bowes Software eStore using the link provided in the release announcement or welcome email.
  2. The database is downloaded as a zip file. Unzip the database before proceeding with the installation.
  3. Unzip the database file to the location you want. The database zip files are:
    •—Contains the data for Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
    •—Contains the data for Asia-Pacific.
    •—Contains the data for the Americas.
    Note: You may install databases on a network share, but performance will be affected since you will be accessing them on a network rather than accessing them locally.
  4. Stop the Spectrum™ Technology Platform. To do this, open the Windows system tray and select Stop Spectrum™.
  5. Install the unlock code:
    1. Open the following file in a text editor:
    2. Enter your unlock codes, one per line.
    3. Save and close the file.
  6. Start Spectrum™ Technology Platform. To do this, right-click the Spectrum™ Technology Platform icon in the system tray and select Start Spectrum™.