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The standalone version of eHour is installed using an a installer, specific for to your operating operation system. 

Step 1: Download and install Java

The Java runtime environment is not bundled with eHour. When Java is not installed, download and install the latest JRE from Oracle's site

Step 2: Download and run the eHour installer

Click for OS specific instructions:

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Windows

 

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Download eHour

At http://ehour.nl/download/download.phtml there is a separate 32-bit and 64-bit eHour download for Windows. The version must match the Java environment installed - when you installed a 32-bit Java environment on a 64-bit Windows OS you need to download the 32-bit eHour download. Nowadays it's most likely that you run a 64-bit version of Java, Windows and thus eHour.

Install eHour

Using the installer, eHour will be installed as a service.The advantage of running eHour as a service versus starting it manually:

  • automated recovery of eHour after a server restart
  • reduced risk of shutting down eHour by accident

To be able to install eHour as a service, the installer needs administrator permissions.

When the installer finishes eHour is started automatically and accessible with your browser on http://localhost:8000/

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After installation the standalone version uses an embedded database. This embedded database is meant for evaluation purposes and not production environments.

When you use eHour in a production environment it's recommended to use MySQL or PostgreSQL as your database. Check here on how to configure an external database.

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Linux

 

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Download eHour

Download the *nix installer from http https://ehour.nl/download/download.phtml

Install eHour

You might need to make the downloaded installer executable with:

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chmod +x eHour_unix_1_0.ehour-1.4.2-standalone-unix.sh 

When the installer finishes eHour is started automatically and accessible with your browser on http://localhost:8000/

The installer does not create a service; , eHour is not started automatically after a reboot. To control eHour use the ehour script in the installation dir:

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~/ehour> ./ehour start
Starting ehour
 ~/ehour> ./ehour status
The daemon is running.
 ~/ehour> ./ehour stop
Shutting down ehour
Stopped.

 

 

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titleEmbedded database

After installation the standalone version uses an embedded database. This embedded database is meant for evaluation purposes and not production environments.

When you use eHour in a production environment it's recommended to use MySQL or PostgreSQL as your database. Check here on how to configure an external database.

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