Application Startup

Introduction

This topic describes how to configure code192 Alpana Server.

After installation, and until the Alpana Server is configured, the startup webpage will appear in your default browser help you configure storage options and to register a new user.

Buffer Settings Manager

In addition, the Buffer Settings Manager program will open and let you configure the Buffer database for Alpana Server.

For more information on this step, please see Utilities : Buffer Settings Manager

Storage Options

Alpana Server stores the user management data in the following SQL database as you select in the first screen.

SQL Server

Can connect to the existing SQL Server instance with the below options.

  • Create a new code192 Alpana Server database.

SQL Server

  • Use an existing database for code192 Alpana Server.
  • Choose one of the database from Select a Database drop down for creating Alpana Server tables in that database.
  • In order to avoid table name conflicts, we have added a prefix ALP_ by default. It can also be changed. If the prefix is empty, the default prefix ALP_ will be added.

SQL Server

Note

The credentials that is given to connect to the SQL Server instance must have permissions to

  • Create Database
  • Create Table
  • Insert
  • Update Table
  • Alter Table
  • Select
  • Drop Table
  • Drop Database

Storage System

Alpana Server stores the published Dashboards, Widgets and Data Sources in the following location on the file system :

C:\code192\Alpana Server\Server.Web\App_Data\Resources\

File Storage

The default system will be File Storage, in this Alpana Server stores the published Dashboards, Widgets and Data Sources in the following location on the file system :

C:\code192\Alpana Server\Server.Web\App_Data\Resources\

File Storage

Blob Storage

Note

This feature is not supported at the moment.

When Alpana Server is ready to store its resources in the Azure blob storage location, this menu will allow its setup.

New User - System Administrator

New user should be created to access Alpana Server with the details mentioned in the below image.

Admin User Registration

While creating this new user account, a new group System Administrator is also created.

System Administrator group will have permission to do the below by default

The new user account created will be assigned to this group by default.