Note:Jetty is a prerequisite for using PDF export and VisualDiff (BlueSpice pro only). The steps listed here are optional and only required if you plan to use one or more of these services in your BlueSpice installation.

Introduction[edit | edit source]

An alternative to Jetty is Apache Tomcat, which you can also find in the package manager of Debian. However, since Jetty works better, this is preferred in this documentation.

Installing Jetty[edit | edit source]

Install Jetty via Aptitude:

apt update; \
apt install jetty9; \
apt clean

Configuration[edit | edit source]

Note:If you do not have the rights to save, run "sudo nano /etc/default/jetty9" in the terminal. And put the following line at the very end of the file.

To configure, open the file /etc/default/jetty9 in a text editor of your choice (vi, nano). Put the following line at the very end of the file:

JAVA_OPTIONS="-Xms512m -Xmx1024m"

Restart Jetty with the command service jetty9 restart.

Installing the web apps[edit | edit source]

In your browser, open the official download page on (1). Click on "Download" (2).

  1. Unzip the file.
  2. Rename the folder "BlueSpice-free-4.x.x" to bluespice.
  3. Rename the "bluespice" subfolder to w.
  4. Now move the unzipped bluespice folder in the terminal with the command sudo mv /yourfilepath/bluespice /var/www to /var/www.

After successful installation of BlueSpice, follow the next steps to install the web services and activate the respective BlueSpice extension:

Next step[edit | edit source]

If you have successfully completed all steps, you can proceed to the next step" Elasticsearch".

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