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    How To Instantiate Webrunner

    FINAL - Document showing how to instantiate a Webrunner Development IDE on SlapOS
    • Last Update:2020-05-25
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    How To Instantiate Webrunner

    This document explains how to instantiate a Webrunner IDE. It can be used to run a single encapsulated instance of a software, work on SlapOS Softwar Releases or simply to host static web pages.

    This document will explain the different instantiation parameters. Please refer to other documents on add a software to the SlapOS Master catalog or supplying/installing a software

    Table of Content

    • Webrunner Configuration

    Webrunner Configuration

    The process of installing (supplying) a software and providing it as a service (instantiation) are the same for all software. However during instantiation each instance can be configured differently.

    This section will cover the specific configuration parameters used for a Webrunner used for example during tutorials on extending software releases.

    Webrunner Configuration Parameters

    SlapOS Interface - Webrunner Configuration Parameters

    After selecting Services, Adding a new service, selecting Webrunner and the latest release, you should reach the Webrunner configuration menu.

    There are two software types available. Default will install a single Webrunner on a available node partition, whereas Resilient will create three instances on machines in physcially different locations. Give your Webrunner a recognizable name, select Resilient, then click Proceed to continue and request instantiation.

    Webrunner Instantiation

    SlapOS Interface - Webrunner Instantiation

    You will be forwarded back to the list of deployed services. Note that you might have to refresh the page for your new instance to appear. Once you can see it, click on entry to open the connection parameters.

    You can follow the compilation by looking at the slapos-node-software.log using:

    # tail opt/slapos/log/slapos-node-software.log -f


    Webrunner Connection Parameters

    SlapOS Interface - Webrunner Connection Parameters

    Note, it might take a few minutes for the instance to become available. Refresh the page from time to time until the connection parameter table displays parameteres. Once the URL entry shows a URL, the Webrunner is up and working. Note down the init-user and init-password

    Webrunner Running

    SlapOS Interface - Webrunner Running

    If you go to the URL and provide user name and password you should be able to access your webrunner.

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