Practical Installation Process Of New Gen Lib Oss On Windows Xp For Library Automation

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  • 1. Practical Installation Process of NewGenLib OSS on Windows XP for Library automation Goutam Biswas Department of Library & Information Science University of Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal INDIA Email: [email_address] Mobile No. +91 9831092149
  • 2. NOTE
    • The following slides demonstrate the installation
    • of NewGenLib software on a local machine. This
    • presentation is limited to installation only. For
    • further assistance, please refer to NewGenLib
    • User Manual ( UserManualAllModules.pdf )
    • available at
    • http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/newgenlib
  • 3. Thanks To
    • Dr. L J Haravu
    • Kesavan Institute of Information and Knowledge Management, Hyderabad
    • Verus Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Hyderabad
    • Everyone else involved in the development of NewGenLib and making it open source
  • 4. What is NewGenLib?
    • “ NewGenLib is a metadata content management software solution”
    • An integrated library management software
    • A web-based application that uses RDBMS technology to manage databases
    • Compliant with International Standards: MARC, XML, UNICODE & Dublincore
    • Installable on LAN/Intranet and Standalone computers
    • Uses many open source components
    • NewGenLib is now Open Source !!! 
    • Free download at http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/newgenlib
    • Take a 20-minute multimedia tour at www.newgenlib.com
    • Let’s Install & Use it
  • 5. Files Required for Installation
    • J2SE Software Development Kit (SDK)
    • PostgreSQL for Windows
    • JBoss Application Server
    • newgenlib.ear
    • NewGenLibFiles.zip
    • backupinplain.sql
    • Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
    • (for installation on clients)
  • 6. Sources of Download
    • Download files 1 to 4 from http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/newgenlib
    • JBoss Application Server
    • newgenlib.ear
    • NewGenLibFiles
    • backupinplain.sql
    • J2SE Software Development Kit (SDK) http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/download.html
    • PostgreSQL for Windows
    • http://www.postgresql.org
    • Java Runtime Environment (JRE) http://java.sun.com/j2se/1.4.2/download.html
  • 7. Installation Summary
    • Install Java 2 SDK
    • Set environment variable for Java 2 SDK
    • Install PostgreSQL for Windows
    • Create newgenlib database
    • Run backupinplain.sql script to create tables
    • Install JBoss Application Server
    • Copy newgenlib.ear file to JBoss Server
    • Extract NewGenLibFiles.zip to C drive
    • Edit Env_Var file & fill in the System Parameters
    • Create a shortcut for JBoss run.bat file on the Desktop
    • Start the JBoss Application Server
    • Access NewGenLib through the Web Browser
  • 8. Files Required for Installation
  • 9. Install Java 2 SDK
    • Double Click j2sdk file to launch the installer
  • 10. Accept the license agreement
    • Click “I accept the terms in the license agreement”
    • Click Next > button
  • 11. Choose installation directory
    • By default, SDK is installed under C:j2sdkx.x.x folder (where x.x.x represent the version). But for simplicity, the folder name may be changed. Here, it is changed to jdk
    • Click Next > button
  • 12. Choose installation directory
    • Click Change… button and change the folder name to jdk
    • Click OK button
  • 13. Choose installation directory
    • Click Next > button
  • 14. Web Browser Configuration
    • Java 2 SDK automatically identifies the browsers installed. Select the browsers to be configured with Java.
    • Click Install > button
  • 15. Installation in Progress
  • 16. Installation Complete
    • Click Finish button
  • 17. Set Environment Variable for Java 2 SDK
    • Right Click My Computer icon on your Desktop and click Properties
  • 18. Set Environment Variable for Java 2 SDK
    • In System Properties screen, select Advanced tab & click Environment Variables button
  • 19. Set Environment Variable for Java 2 SDK
    • In Environment Variables window, Click New button under System Variables
  • 20. Set Environment Variable for Java 2 SDK
    • In New System Variable window, type JAVA_HOME for Variable name & Java 2 SDK installation path ( C:jdk in this example) for Variable value
    • Click OK
  • 21. Environment Variable for Java 2 SDK set
    • The Environment Variable for Java 2 SDK can be seen
  • 22. Install PostgreSQL for Windows
    • Double click the postgresql installer package to launch installation wizard
    • Select the language & click Start > button
  • 23. Welcome Screen
    • Click Next > button
  • 24. Installation Notes
    • Click Next > button
  • 25. Installation Options
    • Leave all the options default (including the installation directory)
    • Click Next > button
  • 26. Service Configuration
    • Account name: postgres
    • Account domain: accept default value
    • Account password: newgenlib (retype the password)
    • Click Next > button
    NOTE: DO REMEMBER THIS PASSWORD
  • 27. Account Creation & Password Warning
    • If Account error window appears, click Yes to create postgres Account
    • If “Password weak” warning appears, click No to retain your password (If you click Yes , the installer replaces your password with a random password)
  • 28. Initialize Database Cluster
    • Type postgres for Superuser name (it may be present already)
    • Type newgenlib for Password and retype the same.
    • Leave the other options unchanged.
    • Click Next > button.
    NOTE: DO REMEMBER THIS PASSWORD
  • 29. Select Procedural Language
    • The procedural language PL/pgsql will be selected by default
    • Click Next > button
  • 30. Select contrib modules (IMPORTANT!)
    • Select DBlink , Fuzzy String Match & Tsearch2 Modules. Admin81 is selected by default.
    • Click Next > button
  • 31. Ready to Install
    • Click Next > button to start installation
  • 32. Installation in Progress
  • 33. Installation Complete
    • Click Finish > button
  • 34. Create newgenlib database
    • Go to Start > Programs > PostgreSQL > PgAdmin III
  • 35. Connect to PostgreSQL Database Server
    • Right Click on PostgreSQL Database Server & click Connect
  • 36. Enter Password to connect to server
    • Enter the password for user postgres (password is newgenlib )
    • Click OK button
  • 37. Create New Database
    • Right click on Databases & click New Database
  • 38. Create newgenlib database
    • In New Database Window, enter newgenlib for Name, select posgres for Owner, UTF8 for Encoding & pg_default for Tablespace
    • Click OK button
  • 39. newgenlib database created
    • newgenlib database can be seen in Database list
    • Close pgAdmin III
  • 40. Copy backupinplain.sql file to C drive
    • Copy backupinplain.sql file to C drive
  • 41. Go to Command Prompt
    • To go to command prompt, click Start > Run & type cmd
  • 42. Change directory to PostgreSQLin
    • At the command prompt, type cd C:Program FilesPostgreSQLx.xin (where x.x is the version directory. In this example, it is 8.1)
    • Press Enter
  • 43. Access newgenlib database for user postgres
    • type psql -d newgenlib –U postgres
    • Press Enter
    • Type postgres account password (password is newgenlib)
    • (NOTE: While typing the password, no characters appear on screen. The cursor will not move)
    • Press Enter
  • 44. Run backupinplain.sql script
    • On successful access, the prompt changes to database name
    • Type i c:/backupinplain.sql & Press Enter (Note the use of forward slash after C:)
  • 45. Table creation in progress
  • 46. Table creation complete
    • The table creation is complete
    • Close the command prompt
  • 47. Install JBoss Application Server
    • Extract jboss-3.2.1_tomcat-4.1.24.zip file to C drive directly
  • 48. Select location for extraction
    • Select C drive as location for extraction
    • Click Extract button
  • 49. Extraction Complete
    • When extraction completes, the jboss folder can be seen in C drive
  • 50. Copy newgenlib.ear file to JBoss Server
    • Copy newgenlib.ear file to C:jboss-xxxserverdefaultdeploy directory
  • 51. Extract NewGenLibFiles.zip file to C drive
    • Extract NewGenLibFiles.zip file to C drive directly
  • 52. Extract NewGenLibFiles.zip file to C drive
    • Select C drive as the location for extracting NewGenLibFiles.zip file
  • 53. Extraction Complete
    • When extraction completes, the NewGenLibFiles directory can be seen in C drive
  • 54. Edit Env_Var file to fill System Parameters
    • Go to C:NewGenLibFilesSystemFiles directory & open Env_Var file using any text editor.
  • 55. Edit Env_Var file to fill System Parameters
    • Change JBOSS_HOME from D drive to C drive (as JBoss is installed in C drive in this example). Enter the IPADDRESS of the server machine (localhost or 127.0.0.1 for local installation), Port on which this server should be accessed and DEFAULT_SEARCH option.
    • Save the file & Close.
  • 56. Create Shortcut for JBoss run.bat file on Desktop
    • Go to C:jboss-xxin folder. Right click, hold the right mouse button on run.bat file and drag it on to the Desktop. Select Create Shortcuts Here from the context menu.
  • 57. Rename the Shortcut to “NewGenLib Server”
    • For easy understanding & usage, rename the shortcut to NewGenLib Server .
  • 58. Start the JBoss Application Server
    • Double Click NewGenLib Server on the Desktop to start JBoss Application Server
    Server Starting Server Started
  • 59. Open Web Browser & type URL to start NewGenLib
    • Open Internet Explorer & type http://localhost:8080/newgenlibctxt/LaunchApplication
  • 60. Unblock in Windows Security Alert
    • If Windows Firewall gives Security Alert, click Unblock button
  • 61. Java Starting…
  • 62. Starting NewGenLib Application
  • 63. Verifying Digital Signature
    • Click Run button to run the application. You may check Always trust content from this publisher to avoid this screen from repeat.
  • 64. Enter Server Details
    • Enter the IP address of the server & port number
    • Click OK
  • 65. The Login Screen
    • (select the library) Enter the user id and password to login
    • Click Login
    NOTE: Default user id: 1 Default Password: abc
  • 66. The Login Screen
    • Default User id is 1 & Default Password is abc
    • Click Login
    NOTE: Default user id: 1 Default Password: abc
  • 67. Welcome Screen with Pending Job List
  • 68. NewGenLib Menu
    • The preliminary configuration can be done under
    • Administration > Configure system
  • 69. General Configuration of Library Details
    • The library details can be configured at
    • Administration > Configure system > General > Library
  • 70. General Configuration of Library Details
    • Click OK to update. An appropriate dialog is displayed.
  • 71. OPAC Interface
    • Open Internet Explorer, type http://localhost:8080/newgenlibctxt
    • to access OPAC.
  • 72. OPAC Interface
  • 73. NewGenLib User Manual for assistance on installation available at http://www.sourceforge.net/projects/newgenlib
  • 74. Thanks Please send in your comments & suggestions to Email: [email_address] Website: goutambiswasresearch.yolasite.com