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From Swapna Vuppala <swapna.kollip...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: config files for ManifoldCF
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2011 10:37:12 GMT
I used this

<property name="org.apache.manifoldcf.synchdirectory"
value="c:/mysynchdir"/>

Thanks and Regards,
Swapna.

On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 4:05 PM, Karl Wright <daddywri@gmail.com> wrote:

> What do you have set for your synch directory?
>
> Karl
>
> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 6:09 AM, Swapna Vuppala
> <swapna.kollipara@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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-ui
> >> > and
> >> > 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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