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Deploy Social Messaging Server

Create a Social Messaging Server application object

Create an Application object for Social Messaging Server if it does not already exist.
1. Import the Social Messaging Server application template from the CD.

file:important.png In configuration environments before 8.1.0, import the 8.0.0 template. Otherwise, use the current template.

2. Create a new Application object based on the template.

  • Open the Properties dialog box of the Application object.
  • On the Server Info tab:

3. In the Host box, enter the name of the desired host.

  • In the Communication Port box, enter the port Social Messaging Server will use.

4. On the Start Info tab enter some characters in the Working Directory, Command Line, and Command Line Arguments fields. These characters will be over-written with the correct values during the installation, but they cannot be left blank at this point.
5. On the Connections tab, add a connection to Interaction Server.
6. If this is for a multi-tenant environment, add the tenant(s) on the Tenants tab.
7. Open your Interaction Server Application and add a connection to Social Messaging Server. This connection must be of the type known as simple.

Install Social Messaging Server (release 8.1.0 and previous)

Prerequisite: Java Environment and Libraries for eServices and UCS 8.1.0

1. Launch Setup.exe (Windows) or (Linux, Solaris, AIX).
2. Enter the login information for your Configuration Server:

  • Host
  • Port
  • User
  • Password

3. Select the appropriate Social Messaging Server Application object from the list.
4. Click Install (Windows) or press Enter (Linux, Solaris, AIX).

Install Social Messaging Server (release 8.1.1 and later)

Installation procedures differ slightly depending on your operating system.


Prerequisite: JDK 1.6

In this release, Social Messaging Server is supported with Java 1.6.0_26 or higher (within the 1.6 family). The 64-bit version is required for 64-bit Windows.

1. Locate the Setup.exe for Social Messaging Server on the product CD.
2. Double-click Setup.exe.
3. Select Java.
4. Enter the login information for your Configuration Server:

  • Host
  • Port
  • User
  • Password

5. Select the appropriate Social Messaging Server Application object from the list.
6. Confirm selection of JDK.
7. Click Install.

Linux, Solaris, AIX

Prerequisite: JRE 1.6

For Oracle, Java version 1.6.0_26 or higher (within the 1.6 family) is supported. For IBM, Java (OS AIX) version 1.6.0 build pap6460sr9fp2-20110627_03(SR9 FP2) for AIX or higher is supported.

1. Locate the file for Social Messaging Server.
2. Use the command > to start the installation script.
3. On request, enter the absolute path for the directory of the Java executable.
4. Press Enter to confirm the host name for the installation.
5. Enter the login information for your Configuration Server:

  • Host
  • Port
  • User
  • Password

6. From the list of applications, select one and enter its number in the list.
7. Press Enter to confirm the suggested destination directory, or choose another one.
8. Answer other questions, if required.

Proxy Server Support for Social Messaging Server

1. Edit the appropriate file by adding these Java runtime startup options:

  • -Dhttp.proxyHost=<host of proxy server>
  • -Dhttp.proxyPort=<port of proxy server>

2. To enable authentication for the proxy server, add these options as well:

  • -Dhttp.proxyUser=<username>
  • -Dhttp.proxyPassword=<password>

3. File to edit:

  • Windows: In JavaServerStarter.ini, the [JavaArgs] section.
  • Unix and related systems: In, the assignment of the JVMPARAMS variable.

Next Steps

Continue deployment by adding a Facebook channel, a Twitter channel, or a Custom Media Channel. category:eServices Social Media Solution Guide category:Social Messaging Server

This page was last edited on November 20, 2018, at 17:40.


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