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Imagine being able to automate uploading multiple Live Forms Application(s) to all the designer users in a tenant! The Application Uploader described here uses the Live Forms Java client API to do exactly that. Once the simple configuration is complete, the Application Uploader uploads the specified application(s) to specified users.

frevvo uses this application before each training class to upload the applications required for the class to the registered students Live Forms user accounts

These instructions apply to the Windows operating system.

On this page:

Prerequisites

  • The Application Uploader requires Java version 11.0.2. Click here to download Java 11.0.2 if necessary.
  • Verify that your JAVA_HOME environment variable is pointing to the Java 11.0.2 installation directory. If not, follow these instructions to modify:
  • The applications must be uploaded to users that have the role of frevvo.designer.
  • You must have an on-premise installation of Live Forms or a tenant in the frevvo cloud that has access to the API turned on. Contact frevvo to request this, if necessary.

Configuration

  1. Download the Application Uploader zip file
  2. Unzip it to a location on your desktop
  3. Edit the config.properties file
    1. The URL parameter specifies the location of your Live Forms installation:
      1. Cloud customers: change the URL parameter to https://app.frevvo.com:443
      2. On-premise customers: URL=http://localhost:8082 should work if Live Forms is running on your local pc. If not, change the localhost:8082 to your Live Forms server and port.
    1. Edit the path to point to the location of the Testdata_Folder directory. Be sure to keep the double backslashes to separate the directory names. In the example, Live Forms is running on a local pc and the Testdata_Folder is located on the C drive of that pc in the Users\My Documents\Application Loader\ directory on a Windows system.

  1. Modify the testdata.csv file:
    1. Delete all the text in row 1 of the csv file
    2. Add the users you want to upload applications to in the user@<your tenant> format in Column A.
    3. Add the passwords for the users listed in Column A to Column B.
    4. Add the complete application name (with the extension) for the first application you want to upload in Column C. Ex: EOBExercise_app.zip.  Additional application names should go in Columns C, D, E etc.
    5. Save the file with a .csv extension.

      With a testdata.csv file configured as shown in the image the MiniTraining_forms, MiniTraining_Rules and MiniTraining_Workflows applications will be uploaded to users max, jack, andrea and meg in the training tenant when the ApplicationUploader.jar file is executed.



  2. Delete the exisitng EOBExercise application in the Testdata_Folder. Copy the application zip files that you want to upload to this location.

Upload Applications Command

  1. Open a command prompt
    1. Navigate to the directory where the ApplicationUploader.jar is  located.
    2.  Run the jar file :

      java -jar ApplicationUploader.jar

      If successful, you should see the results in the command window.



  2. Log into your Live Forms tenant as each of your specified users to verify that your applications were uploaded.


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