ESTEST Initializing eXist Database

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This document is intended to help administrators setup the eXist database for the first time

Start the eXist Admin Client and login as admin. It is recommended to create a new group in order to share the estest database resources; therefore, edit users by clicking "Tools->Edit Users" and click on the button to create a new group named users.


Next add users to the assigned groups of admin and click "Modify User"


Close the "Edit Users" window and in the root path of the database exist:/db create a new collection named estest by typing "mkcol estest" in the command line box


Edit the owners/permissions for the estest resource to that show below


Repeat these actions for a new sub-collection under estest named db. The expected result is show below


Enable lucene based search for ESTEST by following the instructions in configuring lucene search

Now you may populate the database with batch and user entries using the collection "exist:/db/estest/db" which has been initialized.

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