SUNScholar/Install DSpace/S07

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When using the Ubuntu 16.04 LTS server change all instances of tomcat to tomcat8.
When using the Ubuntu 14.04 LTS server change all instances of tomcat to tomcat7.
When using the Ubuntu 12.04 LTS server change all instances of tomcat to tomcat6.

Step 7. *** Create the DSpace super-admin user ***

If you get a "build successful" message from the previous step, then add an admin user for your DSpace installation.

Step 7.1 - Stop the Tomcat server

Type the following as the "dspace" user:

cd
sudo service tomcat7 stop

Step 7.2 - Create the account

Then create the account;

$HOME/bin/dspace create-administrator

Fill in all the details when prompted and keep the credentials a secret. See example activation below.

*** Do not let any unauthorised persons have access to your DSpace super-admin account. ***
*** WARNING: Your admin password might be displayed on the screen. Be careful! ***
Creating an initial administrator account
E-mail address: %emailaddress%
First name: Hilton
Last name: Gibson
WARNING: Password will appear on-screen.
Password: XXXXXXXX
Again to confirm: XXXXXXXX
Is the above data correct? (y or n): y
Administrator account created

This is what should happen.

Change the %emailaddress% to the email address of the "system admin" or "repository manager" or "scholarly communications director".

You decide.

Step 7.3 - Start the Tomcat server

Type the following as the "dspace" user:

cd
sudo service tomcat7 start

Bug Report

If you have problems, please check the following;

https://jira.duraspace.org/browse/DS-2408
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