Get started with Semarchy Configuration

This page explains how to get started with platform-level Administrative tasks using the Configuration module.

Connect to Semarchy Configuration

To access the Configuration module, you need a URL, username, and password that have been provided by your Semarchy xDM administrator.

To log in to the Configuration module:

  1. Open your web browser and connect to the URL provided to you by your administrator. For example http://<host>:<port>/semarchy/ where <host> and <port> represent the name and port of host running the Semarchy xDM application. The Login Form is displayed.

  2. Enter your username and password.

  3. Click Log In. The Semarchy xDM Welcome page opens.

  4. Click the Configuration button. Semarchy xDM Configuration opens.

To log out of the Configuration module:

  1. In the Configuration user menu, select Log Out.

Semarchy Configuration

The Configuration module allows to view and administer the following components:

  • Applications Configuration: Global parameters for all applications.

  • Image Libraries: Manage image libraries and images in these libraries.

  • Custom Translations: Override user interface built-in strings or translate them into new languages.

  • Datasources: Configure the connections to the database schemas used to deploy data hubs, profile source data or build dashboards.

  • Identity Management: Configure how users authenticate to Semarchy xDM.

  • Users: Create users who will access the Semarchy xDM applications.

  • Roles: Declare in Semarchy xDM the application server roles, and grant them with platform-level privileges.

  • API Keys: Keys used by applications to authenticate and interact with the REST API.

  • Notification Servers: Add, remove and configure servers used to send job notifications and application emails.

  • Variable Value Providers: Configure the system queried by Semarchy xDM to retrieve values for model variables.

  • Plug-ins: View, add or update user-created Java plug-ins.

  • REST Clients: Add, remove or modify REST clients.

  • Logging Configuration: Configure the platform logging (trace) for debugging purposes.