Installation (using the ZIP file)

  • Edit the (Linux/OS X) or cascade.bat (Windows) file and replace @{cascadeJRE} with the absolute path to your Java runtime folder which contains the bin sub-folder.


    • Windows: C:\Program Files\Java\j2re1.5.0_13
    • Linux: /usr/local/jdk1.5
    • OS X: /System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5/Home
  • Specify the maximum amount of memory available to Cascade in the and cascade.bat files by replacing the string @{cascadeMemory} with a string of the form -Xmx1024M where 1024 is the size of the memory in megabytes. See the Release Notes for additional information about recommended memory allocation.

  • Edit tomcat/conf/context.xml

    • Remove the first line containing @{dbConf}.
    • Uncomment the appropriate configuration for your database vendor.
    • Replace the following strings as specified:

      • @{dbusername} - the username for accessing your database
      • @{dbpassword} - the password for accessing your database
      • @{dbhostport} - the hostname and port separated by a colon (e.g. localhost:3306)
      • @{dbname} - the name of the database to use
      • @{dbsid} - the SID of the Oracle database server, usually orcl (Oracle only)
  • Edit tomcat/conf/server.xml and modify the following strings:

    • @{dbschema} - For Oracle, change it to the schema name of your database. For MySQL and SQL Server, remove the string entirely (e.g. value="")
    • @{cascadePort} - the HTTP port on which Cascade will run (e.g. 8080)