After installing Harmony, configure the database parameters depending on your machine's setup and configure third-party software.
|1.||Configuring the License Server|
Now that you have installed Harmony, you must set up the licensing so it can run on the server and client machines.
Start the License Wizard:
- Start Harmony.
The Welcome screen appears.
- Click Activate License.
The Activation Options screen appears.
- Click Internet Activation.
The Internet Activation Options screen appears.
- Click Network License.
The Internet Activation - Network License screen appears.
- Do the following:
|‣||In the Product Code field, enter your product code.|
|‣||In the License Count field, enter the number of licenses the product code grants you.|
- Click Activate.
The Install License Server screen appears.
- Click Install License Server.
license.dat file is created in /usr/local/flexlm/licenses/license.dat. The License Server is also configured and started.
license.dat created contains the following:
SERVER this_host 0 ANY
After installation, set up the database configuration for computers running Harmony.
|1.||Setting Up the Database Server|
|2.||Creating the Toon Boom Harmony File System|
The Dbserver controls all interactions with the contents of the Toon Boom Harmony database. It processes all requests to open, read or update files, keeping track of locked files so they cannot be edited by anyone.
When installing Harmony on the server for the first time, the Harmony database folder is created automatically. Verify that the folder was created correctly. Look for the
USA_DB folder in the root folder
/USA_DB. If you do not see the folder, then create it using the
Next, create and edit the
Dbserver.conf file to set up the Dbserver. Then run a script to start it.
- Using a text editor, create the
- Type the following in the
Assuming the machine name of the Dbserver is
harmonyserver, the lines in
Dbserver.conf would look like this:
/usr/local/ToonBoomAnimation/harmony[edition]_12/resources/samples. You can copy and paste it from there and change it accordingly.
- Save and close the
- Change the permissions on the
Dbserver.conffile to 644.
chmod 644 Dbserver.conf
- Start the Dbserver service.
/sbin/service USAnimation_dbserver start
A message appears in the shell indicating that the script was successful. A log file is generated in
- Verify the log file to ensure there are no errors written to the log.
After you set up and start the license and Dbserver, you are ready to create the file system for the Toon Boom Harmony database.
- Change directories to the root:
- Create the following directory:
- Change the permission of the following folders to 777:
chmod -R 777 /usr/local/ToonBoomAnimation/harmony[edition]_12 /USA_DB /usadata000
You are now ready to test your installation on the server/standalone machine.