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The content below is for Apache Syncope 1.2 - for later versions the Getting Started guide is available.

Introduction

Starting from Apache Syncope 1.2.0 an installer package is available, its purpose is to download, configure and deploy a Syncope instance in one of the supported servers.

Prerequisites

  • Apache Maven (version 3.0.3 or higher) installed

  • Configure data source in your application server

  • Supported container up and running

  • Supported DBMS up and running

Running

Just double-click the downloaded JAR file or execute via CLI:

$ java -jar syncope-installer-*-uber.jar

Installation step by step

  • Installation path: is directory where Syncope overlay will be created

  • Maven home directory: is the Maven home directory;
  • Group ID: something like 'com.mycompany' - maven overlay property;
  • Artifact ID: something like 'myproject' - maven overlay property;
  • Secret Key: Provide any pseudo-random, 16 character length, string here that will be used in the generated project for AES ciphering;
  • Anonimous Key: - Provide any pseudo-random, 16 character length, string here that will be used in the generated project for AES ciphering;
  • Configuration directory: where Syncope configuration files are stored;
  • Log directory: where Syncope logs are stored;
  • Bundle directory: where ConnId bundles are stored;
  • Syncope version: the project version that would be to install.

  • DBMS where Syncope will be installed 

Depends on DBMS selected (in the example: PostgreSQL)

  • Database JDBS url
  • Database user
  • Database password

  • Container where Syncope will be deployed

Depends on container selected (in the example: Tomcat) - Remember to configure right DataSource on it and to configure Tomcat user like:

<?xml version='1.0' encoding='utf-8'?>
<tomcat-users>
<role rolename="manager-gui"/>
<role rolename="manager-script"/>
<role rolename="manager-jmx"/>
<role rolename="manager-status"/>
<user username="manager" password="s3cret" roles="manager-script"/>
</tomcat-users>

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