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This is a installation guide for version 1.4 of the ReferenceChecksumPillar using a PostgreSQL database and certificates. Installation being performed on Linux.


For the ChecksumPillar to be able to run, the following is required on the machine, before installation:

  • Requires Java v. 8 (can be either Oracle or OpenJDK)
  • Requires installation of PostgreSQL.
  • Requires open firewall to the ActiveMQ of the setup.


For configuring the ChecksumPillar to be able to participate in a repository-setup, the following is required:

Installation of the ChecksumPillar

Download the software for the ChecksumPillar:
> wget

Unpack the package:
> tar xvf bitrepository-reference-pillar-1.4-distribution.tar.gz

Install the database

Start in the root of the installation directory, and run the following through a terminal:

> createuser -P -s -e bitmag
(write 'bitmag' for both username and password)
> createdb checksumdb
> createdb auditdb
> psql -d checksumdb -f sql/postgres/checksumDBCreation.sql
> psql -d auditdb -f sql/postgres/auditContributorDBCreation.sql


Place the RepositorySettings.xml, the ReferenceSettings.xml and the certificate in the 'conf' directory.

Change the following in the ReferenceSettings (The dots means parts of the ReferenceSettings, which you can ignore):

<ReferenceSettings xmlns="">

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