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Setting Up and Monitoring Application Servers

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Text-to-software gives you the tools you need to set up and to monitor your events on your application server. When your application is published, you may want to watch the number of database transactions on your application server so that you can manage the load on the server.

Setting up an Email Server

To set up an email server, you’re going to have to do some work. You’ll have to feed Text-to-software the info for your POP3 and SMTP servers.
Put the following info in each of these boxes:

• POP3 server: The POP3 mail server for receiving mail.
• POP3 login: The account login name for receiving mail.
• POP3 password: The account password for receiving mail.
• Server email address
• SMTP server: The outgoing mail server for sending mail.
• SMTP login: The account login name for sending mail.
• SMTP password: The account password for sending mail.
• SMTP port: The port for sending mail (for firewalls).

1. Click the Server Control tab.
2. Type information in the following boxes:

• POP3 Server
• POP3 Login
• POP3 Password
• Server Email Address
• SMTP Server
• SMTP Login
• SMTP Password
• SMTP Port

Setting Up a Web Server

Setting up a web server isn’t too hard, but you’ll need to collect the following information:
• Web server host name: The host name that Text-to-Software will use to launch web services on the host machine. (Hint: Each of these has its own unique port.)
• Web server port: The port that Text-to-Software will use to launch web services.
• Web server IP address: The IP address that the web service will use on the host machine.
• Service port: A special port for the SOAP protocol.

Once you have collected those things, you can get started…

1. Click the Server Control tab.
2. Type information in the following boxes:

• Web Server Hostname
• Web Server Port
• Web Server IP address
• App Server IP address
• Services Port

3. Setting up a web server, done.

Setting Up MySQL or PostgreSQL

You can set Text-to-Software to use MySQL or PostgreSQL for its business objects database.

1. Click the Server Control tab.
2. Click the Connect SQL button.
3. In the Database Type box, select an SQL type.
4. In the Remote DB box, type the location of the database.
5. If you want to change the local database, in the Local DB box, type the location of the local database.
6. In the Database User Id box, type the user ID for the database.
7. In the Database Password box, type the password for the database.

Using LDAP Authentication

Your server might require LDAP authentication. If so, use this procedure.

1. Connect to your server.
2. Click File, Administration.
3. In the Users box, click the name of a user.
4. Enable the Use LDAP checkbox.
5. In the LDAP Host box, type the name of the host.
6. In the LDAP Domain box, type the name of the domain.
7. Type the number of the port in the Port box.
8. If you want to save the LDAP settings, click the Save LDAP Settings button.

Analyzing Server Events in Real-Time

Text-to-Software graphs the events occurring on the application server for you. This lets you monitor the SageTea application server.
The graph is generated automatically, but you can set the interval the graph uses.

1. Click the Monitoring tab.
2. In the Timing Interval box, type a number.
3. Enable one of the following increment boxes for:

• In Seconds
• In Milliseconds
• In Microseconds

Monitoring Application Server Log

The system log displays events that have occurred on the server.
• Click the Monitoring tab.

NOTE! The system log is displayed at the top left of the screen.

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