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From Angelo van der Sijpt <>
Subject Re: Running Samples with the Maven Based Build
Date Thu, 07 Oct 2010 09:20:33 GMT
Hi Zoe,

Judging from the steps you described, it seems you missed the 'retrieve' and 'store' steps,
which I glossed over in the video. Perhaps
is of more help.


On Oct 7, 2010, at 11:08 AM, zoe slattery wrote:

> On 06/10/2010 21:41, Hiranya Jayathilaka wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 2:01 AM, Angelo van der Sijpt
>> <>  wrote:
>>> Hm, yes, about the drag and drop... It's very well possible this does not work
on Firefox. Last time I checked, Safari and Chrome were both fine. This has something to do
with the dnd plugin we use.
>> I tried on FF3 and Chrome. No luck so far :(
> I got further with Chrome. Using Chrome I can:
> 1) Add artifacts
> 2) Add a feature and associate artifacts with it using drag and drop
> 3) Add a distribution and associate features with it
> 4) Drag and drop the distribution to the gateway....
> Then nothing. Listing the bundles in the gateway shows no servicebased* bundles. The
frequency of the "[Info ] [   ] Highest remote: null / Highest local: null" makes it very
difficult to do much with the gateway console :-/ I would also have expected that teh servicebased*
files would show up on disk under the gateway somewhere. They don't, but I may be misunderstanding
how this should work :-)
> Zoe
>> Thanks,
>> Hiranya
>>> Angelo
>>> On Oct 6, 2010, at 8:45 PM, Hiranya Jayathilaka wrote:
>>>> Hi Zoe,
>>>> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 12:06 AM, zoe slattery<>
>>>>>  On 06/10/2010 18:34, Hiranya Jayathilaka wrote:
>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 3:39 PM, Angelo van der Sijpt
>>>>>> <>    wrote:
>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>> Indeed, I created a set of screencasts quite some time ago. You
can find
>>>>>>> links to them at
>>>>>> Thanks for the reference Angelo. Will try this out and get back if
>>>>>> run into any issues.
>>>>> Hi - I followed through Angelo's 'Simple Deployment' video and got up
to the
>>>>> point where I could add the three files (servicebased-host.jar etc) as
>>>>> 'Artifacts'. The next step in the video shows creating 'Group's and
>>>>> associating the artifacts with groups. In the current WebUI the 'Group'
>>>>> column is replaced with 'Feature'. I was hoping that this was just a
>>>>> change - however, although I could create 'Feature's,  the drag and drop
>>>>> which should associate Artifacts with Features does not work for me.
>>>> I'm also stuck at this point. I can add any OSGi bundle into the
>>>> artifact column. I can create new features and distributions in the
>>>> corresponding columns. But the drag-n-drop across different columns
>>>> doesn't seem to do anything. Any help would be much appreciated.
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Hiranya
>>>> Any
>>>>> suggestions on how to figure out what is not working would be welcome
>>>>> Zoe
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> Hiranya
>>>>>>> Angelo
>>>>>>> On Oct 6, 2010, at 12:05 PM, Toni Menzel wrote:
>>>>>>>> Hi Zoe,
>>>>>>>> glad to see you + aries people here on ace. ;)
>>>>>>>> The log message "Highest remote: null / Highest local: null"
was also
>>>>>>>> a little confusing to me, but it just says, that there is
nothing to
>>>>>>>> be deployed on the managementagent (old speak: gateway) yet.
>>>>>>>> About: "The WebUI is there but looks a little odd"
>>>>>>>> Its a rush GWT port of a commercial UI that has not been
open sourced
>>>>>>>> by luminis. Currently, Marcel is doing a Vaadlin Version
instead -
>>>>>>>> heard its much more straightforward to develop such a ui
than raw GWT.
>>>>>>>> So, better we'll wait for him here. But i agree the current
webUI is
>>>>>>>> not the best thing since sliced bread.
>>>>>>>> But it works, i believe there was a screencast on how to
use it by
>>>>>>>> Angelo ? Not sure. If not we should make one. Otherwise its
quite hard
>>>>>>>> to get started.
>>>>>>>> As a quick hint: you need to add bundles the repository by
>>>>>>>> them to the upload folder (not sure, its called repository
i guess in
>>>>>>>> the server folder). They should appear on the left column
in the ui.
>>>>>>>> Also, when running one or more gateways, they should appear
in the UI,
>>>>>>>> too.
>>>>>>>> Now you can bring the "two" together by wiring them: create
a group,
>>>>>>>> drag the artifact (left) on the group, and so on. So its
drag an drop
>>>>>>>> based. Coloring indicate "wired" pieces.
>>>>>>>> Bottomline:
>>>>>>>> Your builds are fine, just the UI needs assistance and/or
a replacement.
>>>>>>>> Toni
>>>>>>>> On Wed, Oct 6, 2010 at 11:31 AM, zoe slattery<>
>>>>>>>>  wrote:
>>>>>>>>>  On 05/10/2010 22:59, Hiranya Jayathilaka wrote:
>>>>>>>>>> Hi Devs,
>>>>>>>>>> As I understand the two main tutorials available
on the website
>>>>>>>>>> (Getting started with file based server, Getting
started with Web UI
>>>>>>>>>> server) deal with the legacy module in the Ace trunk.
So I guess I
>>>>>>>>>> have to build the legacy module using Ant to follow
these articles. Am
>>>>>>>>>> I correct? Are there any similar documents for the
Maven based build?
>>>>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>>>> I have exactly the same problem. I followed the build
instructions for
>>>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>>>> maven build, got the server running and the gateway (albeit
with a
>>>>>>>>> distracting info message every second(?) "Highest remote:
null /
>>>>>>>>> Highest
>>>>>>>>> local: null") - did not get any further than this so
far. The WebUI is
>>>>>>>>> there
>>>>>>>>> but looks a little odd - I'd like to get the command
line instructions
>>>>>>>>> working, any pointers would be much appreciated.
>>>>>>>>> Zoė
>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>> Toni Menzel ||
>>>> --
>>>> Hiranya Jayathilaka
>>>> Senior Software Engineer;
>>>> WSO2 Inc.;
>>>> E-mail:;  Mobile: +94 77 633 3491
>>>> Blog:

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