Running Variations

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Starting Variations

  1. Execute the following script to start Variations:
    startVariations.sh
    
    This script will prompt you to enter the passwords for the metadata database and the user profile/authorization database.
  2. Wait at least a minute, and then check the status of Variations.

Checking the Status of Variations

  1. Execute the following script to check the status of the Variations servers:
    checkVariations.sh
    
    The output of the checkVariations.sh command should look something like the following:
    RMI Registry:
    /usr/java/j2sdk1.4.2_11/bin/rmiregistry (pid 13153)
    
    Logging Server:
    edu.indiana.dml.util.logging.LoggingServer (pid 13209)
    
    Current running Score File Handler:
    
    Current running Lease Managers:
    LeaseManager (pid 13262)
    
    Databases currently running:
    IU (pid 13384)
    
    For Variations to be functioning, the minimum servers that must be running are:

Stopping Variations

  1. Execute the following script to stop Variations:
    stopVariations.sh
    

Script Summary

All the scripts below are in directory bin in the Variations installation directory.

Script

Options

Description

checkVariations.sh

None

Displays the servers that are used by Variations

startVariations.sh

None

Starts the servers used by Variations (calls stopVariations.sh before starting the servers)

stopVariations.sh

None

Stops the servers used by Variations

Troubleshooting