Make sure that the Apache Tomcat server is completely installed and configured on the BlueSpice server before setting up PDF-Export.
Moving the BShtml2PDF Application[edit | edit source]
Download the file "BShtml2PDF.war" and copy it to
The default paths are as follows:
- C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\Tomcat 10.0\webapps (Apache Tomcat on Windows)
- /var/lib/jetty9/webapps (Jetty on Debian)
Or run the command
sudo mv /var/www/bluespice/w/extensions/BlueSpiceUEModulePDF/webservices/BShtml2PDF.war /var/lib/jetty9/webapps in the terminal. (Linux)
The application usually starts automatically without the need for rebooting the application server.
Checking the functionality[edit | edit source]
The correct functionality of the BShtml2PDF service can be checked as follows:
On Windows, open Internet Explorer using the URL http://localhost:8080/BShtml2PDF. With correct functionality, you should see the following website:
Enable PDF Export in BlueSpice[edit | edit source]
Go to the directory
<installpath-bluespice>/settings.d. Open the file 020-BlueSpiceUEModulePDF.php in a text editor.
Or open the 020-BlueSpiceUEModulePDF.php in the terminal using the command
sudo nano /var/www/bluespice/w/settings.d/020-BlueSpiceUEModulePDF.php. (Linux)
In the second line is the code to activate the extension:
return; // Disabled. Needs Tomcat
You can either add a comment character (#) to the beginning of this line or delete the line completely, save the file and exit it.
Installing BlueSpice 3 with installer[edit | edit source]
localhost/win your Browser and follow the instructions.
- For BlueSpice WikiFarm, move the .htaccess and web.config files to C:\bluespice\var
Open a command line and change into the folder
<installpath-bluespice>. Execute the following command:
php maintenance/update.php (Linux) php maintenance\update.php (Windows))
When the script is finished with the "Done" message, you have successfully isntalled the web service .
Troubleshooting[edit | edit source]
If there is a problem with the PDF export in BlueSpice, first check the file system permissions.
Download Web services[edit | edit source]
If the required war-file is missing in your installation package, you can download it here: Webservices.