Setting Up WebRatio Platform

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Applies to: 7.2 or higher

Downloading, registering, and activating WebRatio Platform involves several decisions that are not easy to take without proper knowledge. Attend this lesson to understand all the steps and to find some help if something goes wrong.

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Setup Activities

To set up a working environment we will register by creating your profile, and then install and activate WebRatio in your system. Choose the video you would like to watch.

Install WebRatio Platform

The installation process is different for different operation systems. Please choose the operating system of your computer.

Online Registration

Once you have downloaded WebRatio Platform, it's time to create your profile. Open your browser, go to www.webratio.com and click on Registration. There are two ways of creating your profile: you can fill in the registration form on the WebRatio website or register using social networks, such as Facebook and Google+. In the latter case you will be asked to permit access to the data of your social profile. Click "Accept". You can then complete your registration by filling in the missing data. If you already have a WebRatio account, you can choose to link it to your social network profile.
If you choose to fill in the registration form on the site you will need to provide a valid e-mail account. To guarantee your identity we will send you an e-mail. Be sure to open it and confirm your registration by clicking on the link provided.

NOTE. If you don't find the e-mail in your Inbox, please, check the Junk mail folder.

Creating your profile is a 4-step process:

  • Step 1. Enter your personal data. Remember the e-mail and Password because you will use them to activate your free edition and to access the WebRatio site.
  • Step 2. Enter information about where you work. If your company is already a client or a partner of WebRatio, please insert your serial number.
  • Step 3. Complete your profile, which is important because it lets you be recognized in our community.
  • Step 4. is your review of a Registration Summary that you can revise as needed before submitting it.

After you submit your registration, you will be automatically logged in to the WebRatio website and you can start exploring all the opportunities and the benefits of our community.

Install WebRatio Platform for Windows

In order to install WebRatio Platform, you need to have Java running on you computer.
Go to the oracle web site, select Java SE Runtime Environment to download.
Click Accept License Agreement, then click the required Java version.
Find the Java package in the download folder of your browser and follow the installation instructions. Double click on the WebRatio installation file. A dialog introduces the installation procedure. Click Next to begin.
In the new window, you'll see the components available to be installed. The default selection includes WebRatio Platform and Tomcat. If you already have Tomcat installed and want to use it, you can uncheck that option. Then click Next.
Choose the destination folder for the installation. By default, the installation is placed inside the WebRatio folder of your local drive. Feel free to change the location. Once you finish, click Next.
Choose the destination folder of the Tomcat installation. By default, the Tomcat installation is placed inside the WebRatio folder that you previously specified. Feel free to change the location. Once you finish, click Next.
Find the JDK/JRE installation path that you want to use. WebRatio Platform automatically looks for installed JDKs and JREs on your local drive. Once you specify the path of the installation you want, click Next. In this dialog, you can give a name to the Start Menu Folder dedicated to WebRatio Platform. Click on Install.
Once the installation finishes, you will be asked to choose what to do. By default, the choices are to show the Release Notes and launch WebRatio Platform. Feel free to choose what options you desire, and then click Finish.

Install WebRatio Platform for Linux

In order to install WebRatio Platform, you need to have Java running on you computer. Go to the oracle web site. Select Java SE Runtime Environment to download. Click Accept License Agreement. Click the required java version.
Find the Java package in the download folder of your browser and follow the installation instructions. To install WebRatio Platform, unzip the archive file to any destination folder.
Open up the WebRatio folder and double click on the WebRatio file. If it doesn't start, click the help icon.

Install WebRatio Platform for Mac

In order to install WebRatio Platform, you need to have Java running on you computer. Go to the oracle web site. Select Java SE Runtime Environment to download. Click Accept License Agreement. Click the required java version.
Find the Java package in the download folder of your browser and follow the installation instructions. To install WebRatio Platform, unzip the archive file to any destination folder.
Open up the WebRatio folder and double click on the WebRatio file. After having installed WebRatio Platform, it's time to activate it.
Open WebRatio Platform. Choose the folder where you want to save all your projects. You will see a splash screen, which will ask you to provide the username, and password you provided during the registration process. Click the Activate button.
If you run into trouble, simply click on the Settings for the Proxy Configuration. The next dialog shows the available activation modes. Choose between the Standalone mode, which assigns the license to your computer, or the License Server mode, which checks if there is a free slot on the License Server containing the WebRatio License. If you do not know which option to choose, click the help button.
After choosing the desired option, click Next to proceed. WebRatio Platform requires you to activate your license through the Internet. You will see the dialogue that lets you configure your Internet connection. Generally, the default choice should work. If you run into trouble, click the help button.
Click on Next to proceed. If needed, a dialog will show the settings for the proxy configuration. If that dialog is not needed, simply click on Finish.

Manual Activation of WebRatio Enterprise Platform

The manual activation requires you to manually connect to the WebRatio Licensing System by clicking on the provided link. In the opening web page, fill in your name and serial number, and click Confirm.
The next dialog requires a Request Code. Copy the Request Code from the WebRatio dialog, paste it into the field, and click on Activate.
The WebRatio Licensing System gives you back an activation code that you will need to copy and paste into the indicated text area in the WebRatio dialog. Click Finish to complete the activation process.

 
 

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