Document Version: 1.1

Date2021-09-17


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Purpose

This document provides users with a comprehensive overview of DataBase (DB) host installation and maintenance settings on HIAB.  

Introduction

This feature allows to configure an external DB server for the HIAB for increased scalability. This needs to be set up before enrolling the HIAB. 


Note

Available on HIABs only.

Setup

Go to:

hiab-url/portal/#/db-settings


OptionDescription
HostIP address or DNS name of the DB server.
PortPort number to connect to at the DB server host.
PasswordEnter the password of the DB user.
SSL

Enable/Disable SSL,

If enabled,  corresponds to Postgres sslmode=verify-ca.
If disabled,  no SSL is configured for the DB connection.

Certificate

SSL certificate authority (CA) certificate(s), corresponds to sslrootcert. See https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/libpq-connect.html

More info about SSL settings https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/libpq-ssl.html.


Click SAVE to save the settings.


Note

After setting up, you must restart the HIAB before enrolling.

Installation

Once the configuration is saved, the HIAB uses the newly configured connection for data storage.

Maintenance

In this setup, only the DB schema changes are applied and no other software updates are distributed for the DB host itself.


Note

System updates need to be administered separately and are not included in this guide.