Chapter 3. Setting Up an Alfresco Environment
WHAT'S IN THIS CHAPTER?
Installing and configuring Alfresco
Debugging installations and extensions
To follow and implement the examples introduced throughout this book, you must have a version of Alfresco installed and running. The examples in the book presume an environment based on Microsoft Windows with a MySQL database; however, all the techniques explained are similar on all platforms.
There are several ways to install Alfresco on any of the major operating systems. For detailed step-by-step and platform-specific instructions, please refer to the Installing and Configuring Alfresco guide on the Alfresco wiki. Alternatively, if you have an Enterprise subscription, you can download the guide from the Alfresco Network at
http://network.alfresco.com. This book describes the installation using the Alfresco installation wizard.
Running the Alfresco Installation Wizard
The quickest and easiest way to install Alfresco is to run the Alfresco installation wizard for the target platform. This sets up all the required third-party software, configures your ...