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Welcome to the Nuxeo DAM Installation Guide.

You have just downloaded Nuxeo DAM 1.x. Now how do you try it on your computer?

Nuxeo DAM can be installed on any computer, providing that Java is installed (see the detailed system requirements for more information). Installing Nuxeo DAM takes 3 simple steps:

  1. Install the downloaded package,
  2. Start the server,
  3. Open Nuxeo DAM in a web browser.

On this page:

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Once Nuxeo DAM is installed, you may want to install some related software used for some DAM features.

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For more information on how to install and configure a Nuxeo server, see the Nuxeo configuration page.

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How to install Nuxeo DAM on Windows
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Nuxeo DAM for Windows comes as a .zip package.

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You can then start Nuxeo DAM.

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  • On 1.0 to 1.2 versions, you can directly log in to your application using the Administrator user name and the Administrator password. Once logged with superuser credentials, you can start creating regular users and import digital assets. See the User Guide to discover all Nuxeo DAM features.
  • On DAM 1.3, you need to set up your application's configuration using the displayed startup wizard.

How to open the Panel Control

Nuxeo DAM package

Command

zip package of Nuxeo DAM 1.0 to 1.2

In the folder C:\Nuxeo application\bin, double-click on nuxeoctl.exe.

zip package of Nuxeo DAM 1.3

In the folder C:\Nuxeo application\bin, double-click on nuxeoctl.bat.

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How to install Nuxeo DAM on Mac OS

Nuxeo DAM runs on Mac OS 10.5 or greater (Leopard or Snow Leopard). For more information about supported environments, you can check the Hardware and Software requirements. Installing and runnning Nuxeo DAM on a Mac takes two steps:

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  1. Unzip the downloaded ZIP file using your favorite tool.
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  • On 1.0 to 1.2 versions, you can directly log in to your application using the Administrator user name and the Administrator password. Once logged with superuser credentials, you can start creating regular users and import digital assets. See the User Guide to discover all Nuxeo DAM features.
  • On DAM 1.3, you need to set up your application's configuration using the displayed startup wizard.

How to install Nuxeo DAM on Linux

You can install Nuxeo DAM on Linux in three different ways:

How to install Nuxeo DAM from the zip archive

Using the zip archive installs Nuxeo DAM only (you may need to manually install third-parties).

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Unzip the downloaded ZIP file using your favorite tool.
You can then start Nuxeo DAM.

How to install Nuxeo DAM with APT sources for Debian
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Installing Nuxeo DAM using the APT sources for Debian installs and configures Nuxeo DAM, but it also installs all required dependencies for an optimal use of the application.

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  1. Activate multiverse and partner sources for JDK Sun install and other third parties:
    1. Click on System/Administration/Software Sources.
    2. Check the multiverse and partner sources.
  2. Add the Nuxeo key:
    • Download the Nuxeo key and import it in the Authentication tab.
    • Or, in a terminal, issue:
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      wget -q -O- http://apt.nuxeo.org/nuxeo.key | sudo apt-key add -
  3. Add the Nuxeo source:
    • In the Other Software tab, add "deb http://apt.nuxeo.org/ lucid releases" to the software sources.
    • Or issue the following commands in a terminal:
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      sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://apt.nuxeo.org/ lucid releases"
      sudo apt-get update
      
  4. Install Nuxeo DAM:
    • Click on nuxeo-dam (apt://nuxeo-dam)
    • or, in a terminal, issue:
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      sudo apt-get install nuxeo-dam
  5. Follow the instructions displayed.
    If it's your first install of Nuxeo DAM, you can configure:
    • the bind address,
    • the port,
    • the database (a preconfigured PostgreSQL database is suggested by default).

The application is installed as a service. It is automatically started and set to automatically start at boot.

Installation details
Here are some information of the installation's configuration:

  • application: opt/nuxeo-dam
  • Configuration file (nuxeo.conf): etc/nuxeo-dam/nuxeo.conf
  • logs: var/log/nuxeo-dam
  • data: var/log/nuxeo-dam

How to install Nuxeo DAM with the Debian package
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A Debian installer (.deb) is available for download. This installer enables you to configure your application at the time of installation and to install it as a Debian service directly.

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* the bind address,
* the port,
* the database (a preconfigured PostgreSQL database is suggested by default).

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The installation's configuration (where to find the configuration file, logs etc) are the same as for the APT sources installation.

How to start Nuxeo DAM on Linux
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  • On 1.0 to 1.2 versions, you can directly log in to your application using the Administrator user name and the Administrator password. Once logged with superuser credentials, you can start creating regular users and import digital assets. See the User Guide to discover all Nuxeo DAM features.
  • On DAM 1.3, you need to set up your application's configuration using the displayed startup wizard.

How to install the DAM VM Image (OS independent)
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You have chosen to download our ready-to-run Virtual Machine image from the Nuxeo DAM Download Page on nuxeo.com. Now how do you try it on your computer?

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The login page is displayed : Log into the application using the Administrator user name and the Administrator password. Once logged with superuser credentials, you can start creating regular users and import digital assets. See the User Guide to discover all Nuxeo DAM features.

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For system administration, there is no password for root. You have to log in using nuxeo/nuxeo (user/password) then use "sudo".

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