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Getting started

Install the RPM package

  1. Acquire root permisions (for example using su)
  2. Start the installation (the name of the package my vary):

    rpm -i ScientificCMS-2.0.0-std.noarch.rpm
  3. Switch to the new user account scicms.
  4. Change the current directory to /usr/share/scientificcms/webapps/ROOT/WEB-INF/bin
  5. Execute the command sh ccm prepare and set the runtime properties for for ScientificCMS. The most important one is the database connection. If the settings are correct, the prepare command will populate the database by creating tables etc.
  6. Start the included Tomcat server