How to Perform Routine Ephesoft Backups

On a Daily Basis:Create a backup of the Ephesoft system database by executing the command:mysqldump -uephesoft -pephesoft ephesoft2 > ephesoft_daily_12082011.sqlNote: In this example the database is being saved to a file that reflects its status as a daily backup, and includes the date information (12/08/2011). mssql procedureBackup the SharedFolders directory…

How to Administer Ephesoft Users & Groups

Ephesoft supports Tomcat, OpenLDAP and Microsoft Active Directory protocols for maintain a roster of users and groups. OpenLDAP is the default management system that is enabled and configured following a clean installation of Ephesoft Transact. There are two main configuration files:{EPHESOFT_ROOT_DIR}\Application\WEB-INF\classes\META-INF\dcma-user-connectivity\user-connectivity.properties…

Secondary Servers in Ephesoft Cluster Do Not Start; HTTP 404; Unable to acquire lock on file.

Issue: First Server starts OK, Secondary Clustered Ephesoft Server's FAIL Servers utilized the same share credentials, yet logs report network connectivity lost or permission denied issues. If one of the servers was started first, the other would fail to start if started after.Symptoms: These are the outcomes if you perform the following startup tests. To replicate, be sure to drop all…

General Startup and License Issues

Issue: General Ephesoft Startup and Licensing IssuesVersion:Applies to all Solution: Try the following. You can always restrict permissions after you have verified successful startup. With Ephesoft SHUTDOWN: STEP 1: For [Ephesoft] and [SharedFolder](if not in Ephesoft folder): For folders in file explorer, Set Owner to Everyone and apply to all child objects. Add Role of Everyone with…

Restore MySQL Database

Issue: Ephesoft/MySQL was uninstalled and a database dump was not taken prior to being uninstalled. A database now needs to be recovered and all you have is a backup folder which contains the MySQL data files.Purpose: This procedure will teach you how restore a MySQL database onto another computer using the data files, dump the MySQL database and restore the dumped database to another. This…