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From Swapna Vuppala <swapna.kollip...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: config files for ManifoldCF
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2011 10:09:41 GMT
Yes, I used executecommand.bat org.apache.manifoldcf.agents.AgentRun

Thanks and Regards,
Swapna.

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 3:37 PM, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:

> Did you remember to start the agents process?
>
> Karl
>
> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 5:47 AM, Swapna Vuppala
> <swapna.kollipara@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Karl,
> >
> > I installed postgresql database and changed properties.xml accordingly,
> used
> > executecommand.bat to initialize database, install schema, register solr,
> > filesystem and active directory connectors and ran agents process.
> >
> > Am able to access the crawler UI at http://localhost:8080/mcf-crawler-uiand
> > define SOLR output connection, file system repository connection and also
> a
> > job. But my problem is that when I run the job, the status shows
> "Starting
> > up" and does not change after that.
> >
> > Connection status for Solr connection shows "Connection working"
> >
> > I see nothing in manifoldcf.log. Can you please direct me as to where to
> > look for any errors or how to resolve this ?
> >
> > Thanks and Regards,
> > Swapna.
> >
> > On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 3:38 PM, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> How you add the -D switch for tomcat depends on what platform you are
> >> running tomcat.  On Windows, there is an application that allows you
> >> to add commands to the java invocation.  On linux, the
> >> /etc/init.d/tomcat script allows you to set options - depending on
> >> version, you can even put these in a directory that the script scrapes
> >> to put them together.
> >>
> >> As for what else you need:
> >>
> >> - a properties.xml file that specifies a synch directory
> >> - you will need to initialize the database, register the crawler
> >> agent, and register the connectors using commands, as described in
> >> how-to-build-and-deploy
> >> - You'll need to run the agents process, and any of the sidecar
> >> processes needed by the connectors you have registered.  There are
> >> scripts for all of these, which require you to set MCF_HOME and
> >> JAVA_HOME environment variables first.
> >>
> >> Karl
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 4:15 AM, Swapna Vuppala
> >> <swapna.kollipara@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > Thanks Karl and Piergiorgio,
> >> >
> >> > I need one more clarification, but that's regarding deploying
> ManifoldCF
> >> > on
> >> > Tomcat.
> >> >
> >> > I have built ManifoldCF 0.3 and have been running it so far on Jetty
> and
> >> > everything works fine. But now I want to use Tomcat instead of Jetty.
> I
> >> > tried instructions at
> >> > http://incubator.apache.org/connectors/how-to-build-and-deploy.html.
> >> >
> >> > I already have Tomcat installed on my machine. So I copied the war
> files
> >> > (mfc-api-service,mfc-authority-service,crawler-ui) into Tomcat's
> webapps
> >> > directory, copied all contents of dist directory of manifoldcf into a
> >> > separate directory (which I set as MFC_HOME environment variable). Now
> >> > am
> >> > trying to access the crawler UI at
> http://localhost:8080/mcf-crawler-ui/
> >> > But I get the exception
> >> >
> >> > org.apache.jasper.JasperException: javax.servlet.ServletException:
> >> > org.apache.manifoldcf.core.interfaces.ManifoldCFException:
> >> > Initialization
> >> > failed: Could not read configuration file 'C:\lcf\properties.xml'
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I understand that the property "org.apache.manifoldcf.configfile" is
> not
> >> > set. How do I set this and what else do I have to do for proper and
> >> > complete
> >> > deployment on tomcat ?
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Thanks a lot in advance,
> >> > Swapna.
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Mon, Oct 3, 2011 at 5:13 AM, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Hi Swapna,
> >> >>
> >> >> To clarify Piergiorgio's answer a little, ManifoldCF uses a
> >> >> properties.xml file for its basic configuration information.
>  However,
> >> >> everything else is kept in the database.  That includes connection
> >> >> definitions and job definitions.  I recommend that you start by using
> >> >> the Quick-Start example uses an embedded Apache Derby database
> >> >> instance, by default.  You can change this later, of course.  For
> real
> >> >> work we recommend PostgreSQL.
> >> >>
> >> >> You can find more information at
> >> >> http://incubator.apache.org/connectors/how-to-build-and-deploy.html.
> >> >> Have a look at the quick-start instructions.
> >> >>
> >> >> Karl
> >> >>
> >> >> On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Piergiorgio Lucidi
> >> >> <piergiorgio@apache.org> wrote:
> >> >> > Hi Swapna,
> >> >> >
> >> >> > 2011/10/2 Swapna Vuppala <swapna.kollipara@gmail.com>
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Hi,
> >> >> >> Am new to using ManifoldCF and I have got couple of doubts
about
> >> >> >> using
> >> >> >> it.
> >> >> >> Am interested in knowing about what are the config files that
are
> >> >> >> used
> >> >> >> in
> >> >> >> ManifoldCF, where they are located and how they are used.
Also, I
> >> >> >> was
> >> >> >> wondering where all the information about output connection
> >> >> >> definitions,
> >> >> >> repository definitions and job definitions, defined by a user
> using
> >> >> >> the
> >> >> >> crawler UI, are stored.
> >> >> >
> >> >> > The unique config file is the properties.xml that you need to
add a
> >> >> > new
> >> >> > JVM
> >> >> > parameter:
> >> >> > -Dorg.apache.manifoldcf.configfile=<configuration file path>
> >> >> > This only if you are deploying ManifoldCF in an application server.
> >> >> > Otherwise you can leave properties.xml in your "<user home>/lcf"
> >> >> > folder.
> >> >> > You can find an example of the properties.xml file in the
> >> >> > dist/example
> >> >> > folder of the distribution bundle.
> >> >> > All the information managed by the UI Crawler are stored in a
> >> >> > database,
> >> >> > HSQL
> >> >> > by default but you can configure a Postgresql DBMS changing the
> >> >> > properties.xml file, for more information about all the parameters
> >> >> > you
> >> >> > can
> >> >> > visit the following page:
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> http://incubator.apache.org/connectors/how-to-build-and-deploy.html#The+ManifoldCF+configuration+file
> >> >> > Hope this helps.
> >> >> > Piergiorgio
> >> >> >
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> Can you please help me in clarifying these doubts ?
> >> >> >> Thanks and Regards,
> >> >> >> Swapna.
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > --
> >> >> > Piergiorgio Lucidi
> >> >> > http://about.me/piergiorgiolucidi
> >> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >
> >
>

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