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This article describes the server side installation of the Nexus PRIME software package.
See here for more information on installation requirements: PRIME requirements and interoperability.
The following prerequisites apply:
To install Java on the PRIME server:
Install Apache Tomcat on the PRIME server:
To configure the Tomcat server:
To copy the PRIME program files:
To configure memory settings and start up Tomcat:
To install the PRIME program files:
- plus any other provided .war file
Nexus PRIME uses a tool called Liquibase to initialize the database. This allows database changes to be made independently of the underlying database type, therefore making it easy to maintain the database schema for different databases with maximum flexibility.
To initialize the database:
Nexus PRIME supports several database types from different vendors. The standard PRIME installation includes an H2 database for demo and testing purposes. For a production system, it is recommended to use another database, since the H2 database is not suitable for productive operation.
The database connection is managed via JDBC. The available functionality includes the relevant JDBC database drivers for the databases that are supported by Nexus PRIME.
The database type and the connection data have to be configured in the file
To configure the database type and connection data:
To create start commands to the PRIME client applications:
Go on to do Initial configuration of PRIME.
See also PRIME installation and upgrade for more configuration steps.
Database properties file
This example describes the database named
This article is valid from Nexus PRIME 3.6.