This page describes the scope of this manual, it's intended audience, and some limitations in the standard deploy software included with NetarchiveSuite.
The intended audience of this manual is system administrators who will be responsible for the actual installation of NetarchiveSuite, as well as technical personnel responsible for proper operation of NetarchiveSuite. Knowledge of Unix system administration is required, and some familiarity with XML and Java is an advantage.
Even though the NetarchiveSuite software is developed in Java, and therefore is mostly platform independent, we do have a couple of external calls to the Unix sort command. The parts of our software using this external command therefore only run on Linux/Unix, or Windows with Cygwin installed. The parts in question are:
dk.netarkivet.common.webinterface.GUIApplication, if the sitesection
Specifically the following methods all use an external call to the Unix sort() command:
The only part of NetarchiveSuite to have been tested under Windows is the BitarchiveApplication. It is therefore highly recommended that all other applications are used only in Linux environments.
Using NetarchiveSuite's Deploy utility, the steps required to configure and start a webarchive are