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Configuring an Ensemble System and Creating a Namespace

This appendix provides information on configuring Ensemble and Caché so that you can use it as an ESB or with pass-through REST and SOAP services and operations. It contains the following sections:

This appendix briefly discusses how to configure your system so that you can use HTTP and SOAP services through the Ensemble CSP port. This information is intended to help you set up a development or test system for these services. Complete information about these topics is provided in the Caché documentation. See “Configuring Caché” in the Caché System Administration Guide for more details.

To set up an Ensemble development or test system for HTTP or SOAP services, follow these steps:

  1. If you have installed Ensemble in a locked down installation, Studio access is disabled. Open the Management Portal and enable Studio access:

    1. Start the Management Portal from the Ensemble cube. You will have to use your Windows login username rather than _system to access the portal. Enter the password that you specified during installation.

    2. Select System Administration > Security > Services to get to the Services portal page.

    3. The %Services_Bindings service is disabled by default. Select the service name and check the Service Enabled checkbox and save the setting.

  2. If you are not using an existing Ensemble namespace, create a new namespace:

    1. Select System Administration > Configuration > System Configuration > Namespaces to get to the Namespaces portal page.

    2. Select the Create New Namespace button, specify a name for the namespace, such as SERVICESNS.

    3. Select the Create New Database button for the globals database.

    4. In the Database Wizard, enter a name for the globals database, such as SERVICES_GDB. The wizard uses the name to create a directory for the database.

    5. Select the Next button twice to get to the Database Resource form. Select the Create a new resource radio button. The wizard displays a Create New Resource form. Accept the suggested name, such as %DB_SERVICES_GDB and ensure that Public Permissions Read and Write checkboxes are not checked. Select the Save button on the Database Resource form and the Finish button on the Database Wizard form.

    6. Repeat steps c through e for the routines database.

    7. Select the Save button to complete creating the namespace.

    8. Select Close to close the log.

This completes the system configuration.

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