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The complete knowledge base about ARender - How to install it and how to configure it as needed

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We present here the installation of the arender HMI in FileNet.

In our example, we are deploying the presentation server in an environment with:

  • Operating System: Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard
  • Filenet 5.2.1.2
  • Websphere 8.5.5.10 Application Server
  • ARender HMI version 4.0.4-1

Retrieve the ARender HMI archive

Using the username and password beforehand provided, you can retrieve the web application in EAR format here.

WebSphere requirements

Warning
The version of websphere used here must have java 8 installed and activated. If you like, please follow the instructions here.

Deployment in WebSphere

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  • Choose the EAR path to deploy and click on “Next”

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  • To accept default parameters, click on “Next”

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  • Select webserver(s) and/or server(s) of the Workplace, then click on “Next”

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  • To accept the parameters by default (virtual host: default_host), click on “Next”

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  • In recap window, click on « Finish » to begin the installation with these parameters after checking them

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Post setup

Libraries loading order

Websphere must be configured in parent-last which means it has to load its libraries after ARender.

  • In the application list click on ARenderHMI

  • Click on “Class loading and update detection”

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  • Select “Classes loaded with local class loader first (parent last)”

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  • Click on “OK” and save the modifications

  • In the application list click on ARenderHMI

  • Click on “Manage Modules”

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  • Click on ARender module

  • Select in the drop down list « Class loader order »: « Classes loaded with local class loaded first (parent last) »

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  • Click on “OK” and save the modifications

Installation in CPE is complete

You can now restart your FileNet services and to be able to access a file in CSP via a URL formed like this:

http://{server_arender}:{port_arender}/ARender/?id={id}&objectStoreName=OS1

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