Installation

  1. Get the latest Mervis DB installation archive.
  2. Get a license number. Something like: RCWDBXXXXXXXXXXX. Ask Energocentrum Plus, s.r.o..

Windows

  1. Download hwinfo2.zip
  2. Run ESG.Licenses.HwInfo.exe and create .hwdesc file using a valid license number.
  3. Unpack Mervis DB files into some folder on your drive.
  4. Copy the .licact file next to the ESG.Db.Server.Host.exe.
  5. To install Mervis DB as a Windows service run from Elevated Command Prompt something like:
    ESG.Db.Server.Host.exe --installService --configFile ESG.Db.Server.Host.exe.config --instanceName MyMervisDbInstance
  6. More instances of Mervis DB can be installed (the –instanceName parameter). This is subject to the licensing policy.
  7. For more options see:
    ESG.Db.Server.Host.exe --help
  8. Change configuration in ESG.Db.Server.Host.exe.config as you like. The minimum is to set appropriately:
    • PermanentFilesPath
    • LogsPath
    • InfrastructureDataPath
    • Name and Password for administration
  9. Log into the administration (default http://localhost:11112/)
    • Name and password can be set in ESG.Db.Server.Host.exe.config
  10. Create at least one User that can access the database
  11. Configure Firewall to allow access to Administration, Monitoring and data API as needed.

Don't allow public access to Administration, Monitoring or data API!

Storing data from Mervis PLC

You can save data directly from Mervis PLC to Mervis DB. You need to install special ASP.NET interface called: SPDBA