How to Configure an Existing External Graph Database Connection

This section provides a detailed guide on how to access and edit or delete an existing graph database configuration.

Details find in the following topics:

Access and Edit an Existing Graph Database Configuration

This section describes how to access and edit an existing graph database configuration.

  1. Access the SMC.

    • Expand the Graph Databases node inside the Systems node.

  2. Click the node of the respective graph database to open its configuration.

  3. In the Details View on the right you can then edit the values. Details on available options find below.

    • After you changed the settings, click Update to save them.

    • Clicking Delete will delete the whole configuration.

Note

Clicking Delete will delete that configuration immediately, so make sure it is alright to delete.

Note

The arrow depicts the Status icon you find beside all configurations, indicating their respective status.

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Available Options

The following options are available for all external graph databases you can configure. Options restricted to certain graph database setups are marked with an asterisk.

  • Name: enter the name PoolParty should set here for the server.

  • URL: enter the server's URL and port here.

    Note

    If you want to set up or edit a remote connection to a Stardog database, the URL needs to contain the name of that database, preceded by a slash.

    Example:

    https://<server address>/<name of the database>

  • Use Credentials: activate the check box, if you want to use alternative user credentials for remote access.

    • User Name - Password: enter the values for the credentials to be used.

  • Authentication*: choose from the drop down field, which authentication method should be used, here DIGEST and BASIC. For details also refer to the MarkLogic documentation.

Note

This field is only available, if you set up a MarkLogic server.

Delete an Existing Graph Database Configuration

In this section you find a short guide on how to delete a graph database configuration.

Four options are available to delete a graph database configuration:

  • After you have accessed the Semantic Middleware Configurator (1), in the Hierarchy Tree the Graph Databases node is visible.

  • In the list of existing configurations in the Details View of the SMC, select the Graph Databases tab (2), find the configuration you want to delete, click the Delete icon (3).

  • Activate the Graph Databases node (4). In the list on the right, find the configuration you want to delete, click the Delete icon (5).

  • Use the context menu in the configuration's node by right-clicking it and selecting Delete (6).

  • In the Details View of the configuration, click Delete (7).

Note

Clicking Delete will delete that configuration immediately, so make sure it is alright to delete.

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