Skip to content

Deploy Explorer

This topic describes how to deploy Explorer locally by RPM, and tar package.

RPM-based Explorer

Prerequisites

Before you deploy Explorer, you must do a check of these:

  • Before the installation starts, the following ports are not occupied.

    Port Description
    7002 Web service provided by Explorer
    8070 Nebula-http-gateway service
  • The Linux distribution is CentOS, installed with Node.js of version above v10.16.0+ and Go of version above 1.13.

    Caution

    At present, the package provided by Nebula Explorer can be used in Linux environment only. If users use mac or other environments, clone http-gateway repo, modify the httpport = 8070 in the nebula-http-gateway/conf/app.conf file, and use the make command to compile and start Nebula Explorer.

Install

  1. Select and download the RPM package according to your needs. It is recommended to select the latest version. Common links are as follows:

    Enterpriseonly

    Explorer is only available in the enterprise version. Click Pricing to see more.

  2. Use sudo rpm -i <rpm> to install RPM package.

    For example, install Explorer, use the following command:

    $ sudo rpm -i nebula-graph-explorer-<version>.x86_64.rpm
    

    Uninstall

Users can uninstall Explorer using the following command:

$ sudo rpm -e nebula-graph-explorer-<version>.x86_64

Exception handling

If the automatic start fails during the installation process or you want to manually start or stop the service, use the following command:

  • Start the service manually.

    $ sudo sh ./scripts/start.sh
    
  • Stop the service manually

    $ sudo sh ./scripts/stop.sh
    

tar-based Explorer

Prerequisites

Before you deploy Explorer, you must do a check of these:

  • Before the installation starts, the following ports are not occupied.

    Port Description
    7002 Web service provided by Explorer
    8070 Nebula-http-gateway service
  • The Linux distribution is CentOS, installed with Node.js of version above v10.16.0+ and Go of version above 1.13.

    Caution

    At present, the package provided by Nebula Explorer can be used in Linux environment only. If users use mac or other environments, clone http-gateway repo, modify the httpport = 8070 in the nebula-http-gateway/conf/app.conf file, and use the make command to compile and start Nebula Explorer.

Install

  1. Select and download the tar package according to your needs. It is recommended to select the latest version. Common links are as follows:

    Enterpriseonly

    Explorer is only available in the enterprise version. Click Pricing to see more.

  2. Use tar -xvf to decompress the tar package.

    tar -xvf nebula-graph-explorer-<version>.tar.gz
    

Procedure

Note

The root directory nebula-graph-explorer has two installation packages: nebula-graph-explorer and nebula-http-gateway. You need to deploy and start the services separately on the same machine to complete the deployment of Explorer.'

  1. Deploy and start nebula-http-gateway.

    $ cd nebula-http-gateway
    $ nohup ./nebula-httpd &
    
  2. Deploy and start nebula-graph-explorer.

    $ cd nebula-graph-explorer
    $ npm run start
    

Stop Service

You can use kill pid to stop the service:

$ kill $(lsof -t -i :8070) # stop nebula-http-gateway
$ cd nebula-graph-explorer
$ npm run stop # stop nebula-graph-explorer

Next to do

When Explorer is started, use http://ip address:7002 to get access to Explorer.

Seeing the following login interface, Explorer is successfully connected to Nebula Graph.

Nebula Graph Explorer

After entering the Explorer login interface, you need to connect to Nebula Graph. For more information, refer to Connecting to the Nebula Graph.


Last update: September 13, 2021
Back to top