Saturday, July 20, 2013

Liferay 6.0.6 Tomcat Bundle: MySQL Database Configuration

1) Using 7-zip program, extract the content of\liferay-portal-6.0.6 to C:\Z\lifetom2
Close 7-zip when you are done.

2) Using UwAmp program (download at, run the Apache and MySQL Server. Click PHPMyAdmin button and create new database lportal, with UTF8 character set. By default, the username/password is root/root.

3) Using Notepad++, create a file [Liferay_Home]/ with the following codes. (Hint: Liferay_Home is the directory in which the readme.html is located)

4) Start Tomcat Server.
Run Command Prompt
Type: cd C:\Z\lifetom2\tomcat-6.0.29\bin (refer Step 1 above).
Type: startup

5) Reload the PHPMyAdmin page to see that the lportal database is populated with 185 tables.

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