- Configuring and Running the Standard Application Server
/pages/Guides/Application Server/Server Settings/index.xml
Overview of configuring and running the Standard Application Server and Development Server. The Application Server settings control the server behavior, including configuring SSL, custom error pages, HTTP Publishing, and security.
- Application Server for IIS Amyuni Installer Error
/pages/Troubleshooting/Web Server/Application Server for IIS Amyuni Installer Error.xml
During the installation of Alpha Anywhere Application Server for IIS, the Amyuni printer can fail in some situations. This article explains how to determine the cause of the failure.
- How to Specify an Alternate Configuration File for the Alpha Anywhere Standard Application Server
/pages/HowTo/Application_Server/Specify an Alternate Configuration File for the Application Server.xml
The Application Server allows for an alternate configuration file to be specified. This is done through the use of a command line option, CONFIGFILE. For example, to launch the Application Server using a configuration file named TestConfig.xml in the root of the server's C drive:
- Locating Logs for the Alpha Anywhere Application Server for IIS
/pages/Troubleshooting/Web Server/IIS Log Files.xml
Log files are useful for troubleshooting issues in web applications. The Alpha Anywhere Application Server for IIS writes events to the Xbasic Error log and Trace logs when abnormal conditions are encountered. The Application Server for IIS also writes to the Windows Event Logs. Failed Request Tracing can be used, as well, to track down failed requests.
- How to Test Connection Strings on the Application Server
/pages/GettingStarted/GettingStartedTutorials/Basic Tutorials/Connection String Genie.xml
Named AlphaDAO connection strings must be defined relative to the server in a publishing profile. The Application Server's Connection String Builder Genie can be used to create and test published connection strings. Connection strings can then be copied to the publishing profile in the Alpha Anywhere Development Environment.
- How to Locate the Application Server configuration file being used by the current instance of Alpha
/pages/HowTo/Application_Server/How to determine the location of the Application Server configuration file being used by the current instance of Alpha.xml
Alpha Anywhere and the Application Server each store server settings in a configuration file on the computer's hard drive. The location of the file being used by an instance of Alpha Anywhere or the Application Server can be determined using the function *[xb:a5_GetAppServerConfigFile()]*. For example:
- Run multiple applications or web sites by using multiple Application Server configuration files
/pages/Guides/Application Server/Run Multiple Applications or Web Sites by using multiple Application Server Configuration Files.xml
Traditionally, Application Server administrators provide service for multiple applications by using a single instance of the Application Server, placing each distinct application within a different subdirectory under the webroot.
- How to Install Multiple Versions of the Alpha Anywhere Application Server for IIS
/pages/HowTo/IIS/Install Multiple Versions.xml
Multiple version of the Application Server for IIS can be installed on one system for a single license. This allows you to test new releases or deploy multiple applications running on different versions of Alpha Anywhere.
- Running Multiple Instances of the Alpha Anywhere Application Server
/pages/Guides/Application Server/Running Multiple Instances of the Alpha Anywhere Application Server.xml
Step by step instructions for running multiple instances of the application server:
- How to Publish an Alpha Anywhere Application to a Server on the Local Area Network (LAN)
A step-by-step guide to configuring a publishing profile to publish your Alpha Anywhere Application to a server on the Local Area Network (LAN) that is running the Alpha Anywhere Application Server.