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Installing Intellicus On MAC

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Intellicus is an easy-to-use Business Intelligence platform that enables self-serve and intuitive information analysis. It thus empowers business users to turn insights into effective decisions.

You can start using Intellicus with quick and easy installation process. This document walks you through the steps of pre-installation, installation, post-installation and uninstallation required for Intellicus.

Instructions for installation and running Intellicus on Mac are organized into the following sections:

  • Installing the product.
  • Starting the Intellicus Report Server.
  • Starting the Intellicus Web Server.
  • Starting the Intellicus suite in browser.
  • Stopping the Intellicus Report Server.
  • Stopping the Intellicus Web Server.
  • Uninstalling the product.

System Pre-requisites

  • Memory: minimum 4 GB of RAM or more.
  • Storage Space: minimum 2 GB or more.
  • Internet Browser: Safari 9.2 or a higher version.

Important: To be able to install Intellicus, you are required to have administrative privileges on the machine.

Installing the product

You can follow the below mentioned steps to install the product:
Copy the setup of Intellicus (Intellicus_mac64.dmg file) on the target machine where Intellicus is to be installed.

Note: If Intellicus is already installed on your machine, make sure you stop both the Report Server and Web Server.

Unzip the Intellicus<version>_mac64.dmg file to get Intellicus.mpkg. Execute this file by either double-clicking or choosing to ‘Run as administrator’ on right-clicking the file. This would then begin to install Intellicus as shown in the steps below.

  1. The ‘Introduction’ screen appears as shown in Figure 1.Click “Continue”.
     
    Introduction Screen
    Figure 1: Intellicus Introduction Screen
  2. Click “Continue”on the ‘License’ screen.Click to agree after reading the license on the screen that pop-ups.
     
    License Screen
    Figure 2: Intellicus License Screen
  3. Click “Install” on the ‘Installation Type’ screen.You can also select to choose a disk drive upon clicking “Change Install Location”.
     
    Installation Type Screen
    Figure 3: Intellicus Installation Type Screen
  4. Enter administrator’s Name and Password.Click “Install Software” to complete the installation.
     
    Install Software Screen
    Figure 4: Intellicus Install Software Screen
  5. The underneath screen shows the successful installation.
     
    Install Summary Screen
    Figure 5: Intellicus Install Summary Screen

Starting Intellicus

You can follow the below mentioned steps to start the Report Server and Web Server:

To Start the Report Server and Web Server

Intellicus provides a script (intellicus.sh) which helps to launch, stop and monitor the application. This script is located at /Applications/Intellicus.
It expects a user input to perform the appropriate action given below:

  • start: to start the report server and web server
  • stop: to stop the report server and web server
  • status: to provide the status of report server and web server
  1. To launch the application run the intellicus.sh script file with start as user input./intellicus.sh start
     
    start intellicus
    Figure 6: Starting Intellicus

    It will launch the Intellicus report server and web server with a success message stating “Designers can start now”.

  2. To monitor the application run the intellicus.sh script file with status as user input./intellicus.sh status.It will return the status of Intellicus report server and web server.
     
    Status of Intellicus Report and Web Servers
    Figure 7: Get Status of Intellicus Report and Web Servers
To Start the Report Server Only

Intellicus provides a script (reportserver.sh) which enables to launch, stop and monitor the Intellicus report server. This script is located at /Applications/Intellicus<version>.

It expects a user input to perform the appropriate action given below:

  • start : to start the report server
  • stop : to stop the report server
  • status : to provide the status of report server
  1. To launch the report server run the reportserver.sh script file with start as user input./reportserver.sh start
  2. To monitor the report server run the reportserver.sh script file with status as user input./reportserver.sh status

You can also follow the below mentioned steps to start the Report Server:

To start the Report Server, run the file ‘run.sh’ located in the ‘/Applications/Intellicus<version>/reportengine/bin’ folder.

./run.sh

To Start the Web Server Only

You can follow the below mentioned steps to start the Web Server only:
Intellicus provide a script (webserver.sh) which enables to launch, stop and monitor the Intellicus web server. This script is located at /Applications/Intellicus.
The script expects a user input to perform the appropriate action:

  • start: to start the web server
  • stop : to stop the web server
  • status : to provide the status of web server
  1. To launch the web server run the webserver.sh script file with start as user input
    ./webserver.sh start
  2. To monitor the web server run the webserver.sh script file with status as user input
    ./webserver.sh statusYou can also follow the below mentioned steps to start the Web Server only:
    To start the Intellicus Web server, run the file ‘startup.sh’ located in the ‘/Applications/Intellicus/jakarta/bin’ folder.
    ./startup.sh
To Start Intellicus Web Reporting suite
  1. Open the browser.
  2. In address bar, specify the following URL:

    http:///intellicus

    For example, http://120.98.99.256/intellicus

    If user has changed the default Web Server port, specify the following URL:

    http:///intellicus

    For example, if the changed port number is 7000, the URL would be:

    http://120.98.99.256:7000/intellicus

Changing the port number

Below are the steps on how to change the port number when Jakarta Web Server is used.

The port number information is stored in server.xml file.

server.xml
Figure 8: Location of server.xml

To change the port number:

  • Open server.xml in a text editor.
  • Change the value of Connector port to a number that is free.
  • Save the changes.

change the port number
Figure 9: Changing the port number

The login page appears as shown in Figure 10.

Below are the default credentials provided by Intellicus:

  • User Name: Admin
  • Password: Admin
  • Organization Name: Intellicus
    (Click “More Option” if you wish to select any organization other than the default.)

It is mandatory to change default password of Intellicus URL.

NOTE: You can change default password once logged onto Intellicus application (from My Preference page).

Login details
Figure 10: Login details

Stopping Intellicus

To Stop the Report Server and Web Server

You can follow the below mentioned steps to stop the Report Server and Web Server:
To stop the application run the intellicus.sh script file with stop as user input. This file is available in /Applications/Intellicus folder.
./intellicus.sh stop

Stop Intellicus
Figure 11: Stopping Intellicus

It will stop the Intellicus report engine and web server.

 

To Stop the Report Server

To stop the report server run the reportserver.sh script file with stop as user input. This file is available in /Applications/Intellicus<version> folder.

./reportserver.sh stop

You can also follow the below mentioned steps to stop the Report Server:

Run the file shutdown.sh.  This file is available in /Applications/Intellicus<version>/reportengine/bin folder.

./shutdown.sh
 

To Stop the Web Server

To stop the web server run the webserver.sh script file with stop as user input. This file is available in /Applications/Intellicus<version> folder.

./webserver.sh stop

 

You can also follow the below mentioned steps to stop the Web Server:

Run the file shutdown.sh.  This file is located in the /Applications/Intellicus<version>/jakarta/bin folder.

./shutdown.sh

Uninstalling Intellicus

Before uninstalling Intellicus, you need to stop the Report Server and Web Server as explained in the previous section.

To uninstall, delete the /Applications/Intellicus<version> folder under the installed disk drive.