Starting the HCL OneDB Explore Server

About this task

This section walks you through the easiest way to start the HCL OneDB™ Explore server.

For more advanced topics, like configuring logging or starting HCL OneDB Explore Server from the command line, see Starting the HCL OneDB Explore Server .


  1. Create a HCL OneDB Explore Server properties file.
    # required initial password for the admin user
    # optionally, uncomment these properties to have OneDB Explore encrypt its     
        internal H2 database
    For more information see, HCL OneDB Explore Server Configuration.
  2. Locate the start/stop script in the $ONEDB_HOME/explore directory and run the following command to start the server.
    OneDBExplore startServer=serverName where serverName is the name of your process for HCL OneDB Explore Server.
  3. In a web browser, go to http://localhost:8080 and login with your admin credentials.
  4. From the main dashboard, click create server and/or create groups to add connection information to your HCL OneDB servers.