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Installed plug-in components

Before you can create AR System plug-ins, you must install these components:

  • AR System plug-in servers — Automatically installed with BMC Remedy AR System.
  • API component of the AR System server — Includes the plug-in APIs. You must select this option during the BMC Remedy AR System installation. The API component includes:
    • The header files you use to compile C plug-ins and create the shared libraries. See the arplugin.h file for C plug-in definitions and declarations.
    • The files you need to write Java plug-ins.

Note

In addition to the BMC Remedy AR System 8.1 Java plug-in server and its API, the C plug-in server, arplugin, and its API are installed.

Installed plug-in files

The plug-in server and Java plug-in API files are typically installed in the following directories:

  • UNIX/usr/ar/<serverName>/pluginsvr
  • WindowsC:\Program Files\AR System\<serverName>\pluginsvr

Component

Description

arapiVerNum.jar*

Includes the AR System Java API, Java utilities, and AR System server communications
This file is called by Java plug-ins.

arplugin.log

Plug-in server log file
This file is generated when the Java plug-in server starts.

arpluginjniVerNum.dll*

(Windows) C plug-in server interface for C plug-ins

arpluginsvrVerNum.jar*

Java plug-in server and plug-in interfaces
This file is called by the Java plug-in server.

log4j_pluginsvr.xml

Java plug-in server logging configuration file

log4j-1.2.14.jar

Java logging utility

pluginsvr_config.xml

Java plug-in server configuration file

pluginsvrstartup.bat

Java plug-in server start-up file for Windows

pluginsvrstartup.sh

Java plug-in server start-up file for UNIX

* VerNum represents the release version number.

The arplugin.h file is installed with the other C API include files in the include subdirectory.

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