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In-house Customers should verify the following before beginning the tutorial

  1. The latest

    Frevvoproduct
    tomcat bundle and the Database Connector are installed and are up an running on your in-house server.

Cloud Customers should verify the following before beginning the tutorial

  1. Install and start the Database Connector on your in-house server in Standalone mode.
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    1. Download the latest tomcat bundle from the frevvo website.
    2. Extract the files to a location of your choice. We will refer to this directory as <frevvo-home>.
    3. Navigate to the <frevvo-home>\ext\connectors directory.
    4. Unzip the database.zip file to a temporary location of your choice: e.g. c:\tmp. This will create a folder c:\tmp\database. We'll refer to this directory below as <db-tmp>
    5. Copy <db-tmp>\database.war to <frevvo-home>\tomcat\webapps.
    6. Start the Insight server. and then start Live Forms.

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    7. Test the connector installation by copying this URL directly into your browser:

      http://localhost:8082/database/status

      After performing these steps you will have:

      • Successfully installed the
        Frevvoproduct
         database connector and retrieved data from the built-in test database

Cloud Customers should verify the following before beginning the tutorial

  1. Install and start the Database Connector on an in-house server in Standalone mode.

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    1. Download the Standalone connector zipfile here.
    2. Unzip the database.zip file to a location of your choice. We will refer to this directory as <db-home>
    3. Install the JDBC driver, if required.
    4. You can start the connector using plain java command or execute one of the files in this directory to install the DB Connector as a Windows service or *nix console instance:
      1. Choose one of these methods to start the connector:
        1. Method 1: Using java in a command window
          1. Navigate to the <directory where you unzipped the database.zipfile>
          2. Type java -jar database.war
        2. Method 2: for Windows OS
          1. Install the DB Connector as a Windows service by double clicking the Install-Service.bat file. Click the Start DBConnector Service.bat to start the service.
        3. Method 2 for *nix OS
          1. Execute the  DB Connector.sh shell script for *nix operating systems.
    5. Test the connector installation by copying this URL directly into your browser:

    http://localhost:8081/database/status

    • Note the standalone connector runs on port 8081 by default. The port number can be changed when you configure the DB Connector in the next step. Use port 8081 to verify that the Db Connector is up and running for now. 
    • Verify that query validation page is loaded with status Passed for the built-in database BIRT and myStore querysets
  2. Verify that the Database Connector is accessible from the frevvo servers.

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