Note: This process requires that you have access to a WebFOCUS installation.
You can run the Legacy Java API on a machine where WebFOCUS is not installed. In order to do this, you must copy configuration files from a machine where WebFOCUS is installed, and then make changes as defined in the procedure below. You can perform this process using a Windows installation.
In WebFOCUS 8, the ReportCaster Legacy Java API calls the IBFS security system to authenticate and authorize users, and to secure resources accessed during schedule creation and execution. Therefore, any files needed by the IBFS security system must be available to an application calling the ReportCaster Legacy Java API. The sample scripts provided in the ibi\WebFOCUS81\ReportCaster\samples\tools directory are set up so that the sample API programs can be:
Note: The Legacy Java API is functionally stabilized and is intended for migrated applications. Restful Web Services is recommended for new development.
To configure a machine to run the Legacy Java API without WebFOCUS installed: