Basic server tasks include starting and stopping the Pentaho Server, increasing the server's memory limit, and specifying data connections. These IT administrator tasks prepare the system for more specific Pentaho administrator configuration tasks, like defining connections and managing users and roles.
- Start and stop the Pentaho Server for configuration
- Increase the Pentaho Server memory limit
- Specify data connections for BA design tools
- Specify data connections for the Pentaho Server
Specifying data connections for the Pentaho Server includes tasks for setting up shared connections so that your users can select the native database connection they need from a list.
The native database connections in the Pentaho Suite are based on JDBC (Java DataBase Connectivity).
The following articles show you how to set up various types of JDBC data connections for the Pentaho Server: