This section describes lesser used functionality of the FABtool. Basic usage is described here
Installation with local binary¶
If you don't have an internet connection available at your FABtool computer you can use a USB-stick to install the software.
- From a computer that is connected to the internet download the binary: download
- From PowerShell session enter
fab install from-file <binary location>
Installing Beta version¶
- Open a PowerShell session and enter
fab install download --channel beta
If you would run the FABtool updater again from the desktop the normal release channel will be installed, overwriting the previously installed beta version.
Unable to start the tool due to firewall permissions¶
It can happen that due to user restrictions on the computer the EASE FABtool is unable to start.
If you followed this procedure and the last permission question has not appeared, it is likely the computer is blocking firewall access. Firewall access is required because a local server is running inside the EASE FABtool. This local server will NOT access the internet and only work within the boundaries of the FABtool, but it DOES require a Windows Firewall rule adjustment. In this case user restrictions don't allow that.
Adjusting a firewall rule is to be done by the local IT department.
- Temporarily relieve user restrictions so a user will be presented with the last message as described here
Manually add a firewall rule for the FABtool user. Some pointers on how to:
- Locate the java binary inside the FABtool:
Use this location to add a Firewall rule and make sure it has
- Locate the java binary inside the FABtool:
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