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Introducing OpenEdge REST : Tasks : Deploying ABL REST Web applications : Creating an OE Web Server instance
Creating an OE Web Server instance
Use the New Server wizard to create a new an OE Web Server instance and define a connection to OpenEdge Explorer.
To create an OE Web Server instance:
1. From the Servers view in the OpenEdge Server perspective, right-click and choose New>Server on the context menu. The Define a New Server dialog appears, allowing you to choose OpenEdge AppServer, OE Web Server, or OpenEdge WebSpeed as the type of server you want to define.
2. To choose OE Web Server as the server type, either:
*Type 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.
The server host name localhost and Server name details are listed in the dialog.
3. Click Next.
4. 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.
5. Select the OE Web Server from the OE Web Server drop-down list, or click Refresh to list all the 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 an OE Web Server instance, use OpenEdge Explorer.
When you select the OE Web Server, the name of the server is updated in the Server name field.
6. Click Next. The Add and Remove dialog appears, showing all available REST Web applications from the workspace. See Add and Remove dialog.
7. To configure an available REST Web application, either select the application in the Available list and click Add, or double-click the application in the Available list. To configure all the available REST Web applications, click Add All.
You can also remove a REST Web application from the Configured list by either selecting the application and clicking Remove or double-clicking the application in the Configured list. You can also select more than one REST Web application and click Remove All.
8. Click Finish.
The defined OE Web Server instance appears in the Servers view.