The initial setup of QGIS is typically completed by AssetFinda. From time to time with computer roll out and various other factors the install may be completed updated or a new install completed internally. To complete an install of the QGIS toolbar/interface you will need to know the database name and details for your server. This is to be completed locally on the end-users computer.


Step 1:

Download latest QGIS V4 interface here - Version V4.17

Step 2:

Unzip the downloaded file;

  1. Locate the zipped folder that you want to unzip.  (Navigate to downloads folder)
  2. To unzip all the contents of the zipped folder, press and hold (or right-click) the folder, select Extract All, and then follow the instructions.

Step 3:

*If an upgrade, copy all folders except the settings file*

Select the files, and copy or cut

  • Select CTRL + C  to Copy the file or;
  • Select CTRL + X  to Cut the file.

Step 4: 

Paste files in this location (or similar)

  • Select CTRL + V  to Paste the files

If upgrading "replace the files in the destination"

*Upgrades, no further action is required*

Step 5: 

Contact support@assetfinda.com if you require assistance

Double click settings file

Change the parameters to match your environment credentials. 

Note, where a '\' is used ensure this is doubled e.g. \\

Host=[name of server]
Port=[website port]
Database=[name of database]


Step 6:

Once details have been populated, save settings

Step 7:

Open QGIS, Navigate to pluggin>manage and install pluggins

Select AssetFinda

Step 8:

Login to AssetFinda interface to test connection is correct

Troubleshooting: Connect to database via an ODBC connection

Contact support@assetfinda.com if further assistance is required.