Install on macOS
In this guide we will see how to install the official pre-built war package on macOS.
Here we will see how to install the latest Tomcat 8.5 from the binary distribution package.
Download the latest version of Tomcat 8.5 from the Tomcat Downloads page.
Under the Binary Distributions/Core section, use the
It’s better to install it under
Follow these commands:
$ cd /Library $ sudo mkdir /Library/Tomcat $ sudo tar -xzf ~/Downloads/apache-tomcat-*.tar.gz -C /Library/Tomcat --strip-components=1 $ sudo chown -R <user_name> /Library/Tomcat (1) $ sudo chmod +x /Library/Tomcat/bin/*.sh (2)
|1||change the ownership to the non-privileged user|
|2||make the shell scripts executable|
Now as you have all the prerequisites installed, download the pre-built war package of Axelor Business Suite.
Now extract the downloaded package and locate the
file to change some of the application settings.
Most importantly, you will require to set database settings like this:
db.default.driver = org.postgresql.Driver db.default.ddl = update db.default.url = jdbc:postgresql://localhost:5432/axelor (1) db.default.user = axelor (2) db.default.password = axelor (3)
|1||the database connection url|
|2||the database user name, as we created previously|
|3||the database user password, as we set previously|
You may also like to change some other properties like
file.upload.dir to change
the location where you want to save uploaded files.
Now copy the extracted package directory to
terminal app like this:
$ cp -r axelor-erp-5.0.1 /Library/Tomcat/webapps
Or use "Finder" to copy the package in
Now start the tomcat server from the terminal app:
$ /Library/Tomcat/bin/catalina.sh run
If everything is fine, you can see application log on terminal and after a while, you may see something like this:
Ready to serve...
The application is now ready and can be accessible at: http://localhost:8080/axelor-erp-5.0.1