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Installation/rPath Appliance/Launch appliance

Bulbgraph.png   This document refers to outdated appliances based on rPath and is most likely not what you are looking for.
  • If you are using current appliances based on Ubuntu, go here.
  • If you are using appliances based on rPath, it is required to migrate to the latest appliances because rPath appliance is end of life.




Download Openbravo Appliance

Once VMware or VirtualBox is installed and ready to be used, the next step is to download the Openbravo Appliance. You can do get it from the Openbravo downloads page.

The file will look something like this, depending on the option you've chosen:

You can now extract the files somewhere in your machine.

Launch VMware Appliance

  1. Run VM Player.
  2. Click on File -> Open Virtual Machine and select the vmx file you have uncompressed.

This will open the virtual machine and it will start the boot process.


Appliance-vmware-boot.png


The following message is displayed at the end of the boot process:

Welcome to Openbravo Applinace, 3.0 series
Openbravo ERP: http://<IP_ADDRESS>/openbravo
Web management console: https://<IP_ADDRESS>:8003 


Openbravo ERP is now ready to use! Type http://<IP_ADDRESS>/openbravo in your browser and you're done. Use Openbravo as the username and openbravo as the password.

NOTE: The username is Openbravo, with an uppercase O. The password is openbravo, with a lowercase o. The system is case-sensitive, and you need to type both data elements correctly to access it.


NOTE: Have you got "localhost" instead of an IP address? This tutorial assumes there's DHCP in your local network. If there's not see the Maintenance page to see how to configure an IP manually.

Launch VirtualBox Appliance

  1. Run VirtualBox
  2. Click on New to open the wizard.

Set a name for the virtual machine, for example Openbravo 3. Select Linux as the Operating system and and Linux 2.6 as the Version.


Appliance-virtualbox-name.png


Next, set at least 1536MB of memory to the virtual machine.


Appliance-virtualbox-ram.png


Afterwards select as the disk the .vdi file you have previously uncompressed.


Appliance-virtualbox-disk.png


And that's it! You can now finish the wizard. Before we can start the virtual machine there's a network related setting we have to tweak. Select the virtual machine and click on Settings. Then select Network at the left navigation panel and set the Attached to combo box to Bridged Adapter.


Appliance-virtualbox-bridged.png


And that's all. You can close the Settings page and Start the virtual machine. The following message is displayed at the end of the boot process:


Welcome to Openbravo Applinace, 3.0 series
Openbravo ERP: http://<IP_ADDRESS>/openbravo
Web management console: https://<IP_ADDRESS>:8003


Openbravo ERP is now ready to use! Type http://<IP_ADDRESS>/openbravo in your browser and you're done. Use Openbravo as the username and openbravo as the password.

NOTE: The username is Openbravo, with an uppercase O. The password is openbravo, with a lowercase o. The system is case-sensitive, and you need to type both data elements correctly to access it.


NOTE: Have you got "localhost" instead of an IP address? This tutorial assumes there's DHCP in your local network. If there's not see the Maintenance page to see how to configure an IP manually.

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