Setting Up the Database Server on Linux
After installation, set up the database configuration for computers running Harmony.
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]_14/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.