Note : Virtuoso 7 and its Drag-and-Drop Installer for Mac OS X require Lion (10.7.x), Mountain Lion (10.8.x), Mavericks (10.9.x), or later. Virtuoso 6 remains available for deployment on Leopard (10.5.x) or Snow Leopard (10.6.x).
Download and double-click on the Virtuoso installer disk image,
, to start the installation.
Drag the Virtuoso application icon to your Applications folder (recommended) or any preferred location on your Mac.
Double-click the Virtuoso application (e.g., Virtuoso 7.1.app) to launch the Virtuoso Application Manager Menu Extra, which will display as a V symbol in the menu bar.
Start Default Instance
If this is a first time installation of OpenLink components, a dialog will be prompt you to install the OpenLink License Manager.
button to start the installation.
Select the disk the installation should be performed on.
to commence the installation of the License Manager components.
The following dialog will be displayed to confirm successful installation of the License Manager, which will be automatically started and ready for use upon installation.
If a license file is not already in place, you will be prompted to locate an available license file or to purchase one for installation. Click the Install button to install the license file of your choice.
Navigate to the location of the license file to be installed, and click the
button. The installer will move it into the
A dialog confirming the successful installation of the license file will be displayed.
The Default database instance can now be started by clicking the
The Virtuoso server is now ready for use, and the browser-based Virtuoso Conductor administration interface may be accessed by selecting
Open Virtuoso Conductor
The Virtuoso Conductor may also be accessed by manually loading the URL <http://example.com/conductor> (or <http://full-hostname.example.com:8890/conductor> from a remote host) into any web browser.
Many issues may be quickly diagnosed and resolved by reviewing
.log file, typically located
alongside the active
Figure 2.32. Mac OS X installer: Troubleshooting
The default instance log file may be opened in Mac OS X's Console.app by:
Open Diagnostic Messages
right-clicking on the
View Package Contents
, and then drilling down to
Contents -> virtuoso -> database -> virtuoso.log
executing the following command in
open /Applications/Virtuoso\ 7.1.app/Contents/virtuoso/database/virtuoso.log
Make sure that the license file, always named
virtuoso.lic is in the correct location, as described
Restarting the License Manager may be necessary. Rebooting should always result in a running License Manager, but you can also use the Terminal.app :
cd /Library/Application\ Support/openlink/bin ./oplmgr -fd /Library/Application\ Support/openlink/Licenses
Acquire a non-expired license file, by purchase or conversation with Technical Support or your Account Manager, and replace the expired file with the non-expired, as documented .
Rebooting should always result in a running License Manager. You can use Terminal.app to check whether it's running:
ps -ef | grep oplmgr | grep -v grep
If no process is listed, these two commands should get it running:
cd /Library/Application\ Support/openlink/bin ./oplmgr -fd ../Licenses
If the process is listed, there are many possible causes, including firewall or other networking issues. Please allow our Support Team to assist you in diagnosis and resolution.