The debug clients are a good way to see how the solution will run during development, but to see how solutions run in actual deployment, or to let other people test your solutions, you must deploy your solutions to an application server. This section will discuss installing and running the Servoy Application Server.
The Deployment Guide has information regarding the installation of the Application Server, see Installing the Application Server.
If you have already installed Servoy Developer on a machine, the Application Server has already been installed as all installations of Servoy Developer also install the Application Server as well.
The Deployment Guide has information regarding operation of the Application Server, see Operating the Server .
You can also run the Application Server from your Developer Installation. To run the Application Server from your current installation, do the following.
These instructions assume the database server is running.
For MacOS or Linux:
The Servoy Application Server requires a database in order to operate. The repository_server connection is required or the Application Server will not start.
In a default installation of Servoy, the repository_server connection is already configured to the database provided with Servoy. When Servoy Developer is started, this database is also started automatically.
For versions of Servoy that use PostGreSQL, the database is stopped when Developer closes. To start the database via command line, navigate to the application_server directory and run the following command