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Creating an OE Web Server instance
You can use the New Server wizard to define an OE Web Server instance. Note that you cannot create or define a new OE Web Server from within Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge. To create a new OE Web Server, use OpenEdge Management.
The OE Web Server enables you to deploy Data Object Services to the Apache Tomcat Java container. You must associate Data Object Services to the OE Web Server instance to deploy them to the Tomcat. For more information, see Add and Remove dialog. The Data Object Services are deployed as WAR files on the Web server (Tomcat). A separate WAR file is created for each deployed Data Object Service.
Note: If you want to deploy the Data Object Services as a single WAR file, you must export them as a Data Object Web application (WAR file). For more information, see Exporting a Data Object Web Application.
To define an OE Web Server instance:
1. Access the New Server wizard by doing one of the following:
*From the main menu, select File > New > Other > Server > Server, and then click Next.
*Right-click on the Servers view, and click New > Server.
The Servers view appears by default in the OpenEdge Server perspective. You can access the Servers view by selecting Window > Show view > Other > Server > Servers from the main menu.
The New Server wizard appears.
2. Select OE Web Server as the server type by doing one of the following:
*Type OpenEdge OE Web Server in the Select the server type field, which filters the results to show only available OE Web Servers.
*Select Progress Software Corporation > OE Web Server as the server type from the list provided.
Note: The server host name local host is refilled in the Server's host name field. The Server name and the Server runtime environment details are also listed in the dialog.
3. If you want to specify a different server runtime environment, click Add. The New Server Runtime Environment dialog appears.
4. In the Runtime environment name field, enter the runtime environment name and click Finish.
5. To set up the runtime environment, click Configure runtime environments and follow the steps provided in Defining the OpenEdge AVM runtime. To return to the Define a New Server page, click OK.
6. Click Next. The Define a new OE Web Server page appears with the Server name prefilled.
7. Do one of the following:
*Select the name of the connection from the OpenEdge Explorer connection drop-down list.
*Click Configure. The Progress OpenEdge>Server>OpenEdge Explorer Connections Preferences page opens. For information about how to configure an OpenEdge Explorer connection, see Adding an OpenEdge Explorer connection. To return to the Define a new OE Web Server dialog, click OK.
8. From the OE Web Server drop-down list, select an instance or click the refresh icon to verify that you are selecting from all available OE Web Servers.
The list of OE Web Servers includes all OE Web Servers in alphabetical order, which are managed by the OpenEdge Explorer connection you specify.
Note: You cannot create a new OE Web Server in Progress Developer Studio for OpenEdge; to create OE Web Server, use OpenEdge Explorer.
9. Click Next. The Add and Remove page appears showing the Data Object Services of your current workspace.
10. To configure an available Data Object Service, select service in the Available list and click Add, or double-click or service in the Available list. To configure all the available Data Object Services, click Add All.
Note: You can also remove a Data Object Service from the Configured list by selecting the service and clicking Remove or double-clicking the service in the Configured list. To remove all the configured Data Object Services, click Remove All.
11. Click Finish.
The defined OE Web Server instance appears in the Servers view. The associated Data Object Services are listed under the defined OE Web Server instance.