Important: Do not start the update process until you have completed the initial load of the database.
Note: It is recommended to copy and paste the code provided in these instructions.
1. Install the appropriate repository for your operating system using the command listed in the Repository column below. If necessary, adjust the code to reflect the version you are using.
|Amazon Linux 2|
2. After installing the repository, run a yum update to pull in the patched version of libxml2 from the IFI CLAIMS repository.
3. Install the Alexandria client tools package.
4. Configure PostgreSQL user and password.
Note: If you are installing the client tools on a different machine from your PostgreSQL instance, you must change the database entry in the configuration file /
etc/alexandria.xml, e.g., the default should reflect the host (IP address) of your PostgreSQL instance. If you added a password for user alexandria (or changed user at all), you must modify @user/@password entries as well. For example, if your PostgreSQL instance is running on 10.234.211.3, the configuration entry will look like this:
5. Configure CLAIMS Direct user name and password.
/etc/alexandria/apgupd.conf and replace
CD_PASSWORD entries appropriately.
Note: See Processing Server for a list of the parameters available. For example, to maintain the supplemental tables required for on-site family and citation functionality, you must add
6. Enable the service.
7. Start the service.
Note: For new installations as well as any changes to your subscription, it may take 24 hours for full synchronization of your on-site instance.
Important: Logging is available in
/var/log/alexandria/alexandria.log. It is important to monitor log files regularly in case a failure should occur. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to report any issues.