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Bring Your Vision To Life

We provide software and services that enable our customers and partners to turn advanced technology into real solutions.

What We Do

Contensive works as a team member with client partners, providing the highest level of technical competence and support in the design, production, management & lifecycle support of online applications.

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API Integration

You name it, we can integrate it

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Mobile App Development

Custom mobile apps that can do everything

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Cloud Application Development

Customized applications with the features you need

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Best-In-Class Cloud Hosting

AWS platform, the leader in cloud computing

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Life Cycle Management

Continuous monitoring, user support, and training

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Business Process Automation

Streamline your operations and increase efficiencies

Let’s work on a solution to your problem today!


Agile Software Development Process


Why You Should Choose Contensive

The greatest product we offer is our experienced team and our dedication to real-world, time-tested principles: a realistic budget, a disciplined process, and enough flexibility and creativity to accommodate any requirement.

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Proven Development Process

Our agile scrum process allows total transparency

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Time Tested Principles

We follow best practices to get the best results

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Realistic Budget

Payment options that will help you succeed

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30+ year history of customer success and profitability

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Talented Team Members

Each developer has disparate skill sets & decades of experience


Contensive’s Experience

Contensive provides software and services that enable our customers and partners to turn advanced technology into real solutions.


e-commerce transactions a month


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8 years

Average relationship with client


Websites and applications created


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People visiting our applications

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Tech Support

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Installation and Setup

Server setup

  1. Verify the installation of Windows 2008/2003/2000 with the latest MS Service Pack.
  2. For Windows 2000/NT, verify Microsoft MDAC_TYPE 2.7 or newer has been installed.
  3. If a firewall is being used, open HTTP (80) and SMTP (25) to the mail server being used.

Upgrading Contensive

Upgrading Contensive requires you first uninstall the current version, then install the new version. When the software upgrade is complete, open the Contensive application manager, right click on your server node and click the "Upgrade all running applications". This process upgrades your database schema and content to support the newer build It takes about five to ten minutes per site.

Uninstalling Contensive

  1. Click ccStop.cmd in the Contensive Program Files Directory. This stops the Contensive and IIS Services.
  2. Open Task Manager to verify the following services have been stopped. If they have not after a minute, manually kill them
    • cckrnl.exe
    • ccprocessemail.exe
    • ccservice.exe
    • ccmonitor
    • cchousekeep.exe
  1. Use the Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel to remove Contensive.
  2. After removal, restart necessary IIS services. Running the IISReset command from the command prompt (run as administrator) will do this.

Installing Contensive

  1. You should have the following information available before beginning installation
    1. Contensive Content Server Installation CD or download
    2. A Windows user login account for contensive with username and password. This account should have user privileges and read/write access to the wwwRoot and content files folders.
  2. If a previous version of Contensive is installed backup all content, both database and content files.
  3. Verify that the Service Control Manager (Services under Administrative tools) is closed. If left open, this may prevent windows from correctly installing the services.
  4. Run the Contensive installation program.
  5. When complete, the Configuration Wizard will start. It describes and tests your DCom settings that follow:
    1. Open DComCnfg from the wizard, or at the run prompt, navigate to Component Services > Computers > My Computer > dcomcnfg
    2. Locate ccKrnl.KernelServices object
    3. Right click and go to Properties.
    4. Under the General Tab, Use ?Default? authentication type
    5. Under the Security, Select "Use Custom Access Permissions", and add Everyone allow access. Select Use Custom Launch Permissions, and add Everyone allow launch.
    6. Under the Identity Tab, select ?This User?, and enter the local Contensive user account.
    7. When you continue, Contensive will start
  6. Go to the Program Files\kma\Contensive folder, and make sure
    1. Email Out folder has Read/Write permissions for Everyone.
    2. Log folder has Read/Write permissions for Everyone

This page was last reviewed 10/6/2013 11:14:57 AM