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From Matt Warnock <mwarn...@ridgecrestherbals.com>
Subject Re: Production setup questions
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2010 22:25:54 GMT
Thank you for the more detailed response.  That is very helpful.  
<puts head back into studying code/>
Matt Warnock <mwarnock@ridgecrestherbals.com>
RidgeCrest Herbals, Inc.

On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 00:54 -0700, BJ Freeman wrote:
> I have the system on a local desktop. I then zip up the files and upload
> them to my server.  I use webmin which then unzips the files on my server.
> I do all my edits with tools available here.
> but if you have vnc you can use gnome GUI and gedit.
> I suggest you use ./ant create-component, using the clients name, then
> you can put all your new files in that component.
> I copy the demo data files into a hot-deploy component /data. I replace
> demo with the clients name.
> I then edit the ofbiz-component.xml in the new clients component that
> that I copied the data files so that the new files are listed. for
> safety sake I also comment out the demo data files in the original
> components.
> you have to search each component in application and framework /data
> folder to find them.
> ========
> Your thinking of importing a data file. This method connects your old db
> to ofbiz by creating a new datasource for it. as long as the Db is
> accessible on your private network, including you VPN, and there is a
> jbc driver for it, you can create the datasource.
> you do this by copying the proper Datasource and renaming it then change
> the datasorce so it can connect to your other systems db.
> then you create new entities from the webtools
> you can use the same hot-deploy component that you use for the new
> client data.
> then you create in the entityengine.xml a new delegator for that datasouce.
> you then can use code (java, minilanq) to read, massage the data, and
> store either way, in realtime.
> ========================================
> You have webtools for reading in new xml files.
> and I don't suggest you use run-install on a production server.
> I do this in few steps.
> I copy the production system code and dB.
> I then do a svn update on the copied system
> and work through any gotchas.
> if you use hot-deploy to over ride the applications and framework then
> any updates you do will not effect your work.
> after satisfying myself that everything is covered and only then do I
> connect my production db to the new code.
> I am a packrat so I archive the old code.
> that is about as much as I can support on the mailing list.
> =========================
> BJ Freeman
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> Matt Warnock sent the following on 6/1/2010 9:25 PM:
> > Thanks BJ for some of the answers. But see further questions below.

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