Arches v2 Installation Guide
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Arches v2 Installation Guide

About the Book

About the Author

Arches Project
Arches Project

Arches is an open-source, web-based, geospatial information system for cultural heritage inventory and management. Purpose-built for the international cultural heritage field, Arches is designed to record all types of immovable heritage, including archaeological sites, buildings and other historic structures, landscapes, and heritage ensembles or districts. The Arches project team uses Leanpub to prepare documentation to accompany the software.

More information about Arches is available on the project website

Table of Contents

  • Version
  • Acknowledgments
    • Contributors:
    • Cover image
    • Cover design
  • What is Arches?
    • The Arches System
    • Key features
    • Applications
    • Further information
  • Introduction
    • What do I need to know to use this guide?
    • Installation Options
  • System Requirements
  • Installing Arches on Windows
    • Step 1: Download Arches
    • Step 2: Install PostgreSQL 9.3, PostGIS 2.x
    • Step 3: Install GEOS
    • Step 4: Install Python 2.7
    • Step 5: Install the latest Java Development Kit (JDK)
    • Step 6: Install Web Framework and Search Engine
    • Step 7: Install and Build Arches
    • Next Steps
  • Installing Arches on a Linux (Ubuntu 12.04)
    • Step 1: Download Arches
    • Step 2: Install Required Dependencies
    • Step 3: Install Web Framework and Search Engine
    • Step 4: Install and Build Arches
    • Next Steps
  • Installing Arches on a Mac (notes only)
  • Installing Arches on a Vagrant Development Machine
    • Step 1: Clone Arches
    • Step 2: Install Vagrant
    • Step 3: Install VirtualBox
    • Step 4: Download Virtual Machine File
    • Step 5: Build Arches
    • Step 6: Start Arches
  • The Core Data Standard (CDS) Package
    • Resource Graphs
    • Authority Documents
    • Data Import Files
  • Loading the CDS Package With Sample Data
    • Step 1: Download the CDS Package
    • Step 2: Install the Package
  • Loading the CDS Package With Your Own Data
    • Step 1: Modify Authority Documents
    • Step 2: Populate resource_info
    • Step 3: Install the Package
  • Running and Configuring Arches
    • Running Arches
    • Running Arches with Apache
    • Arches Configuration
    • Managing User Accounts
    • Setting Default Map Settings
    • Managing Basemaps and External GIS Layers
    • Cosmetic Settings
    • Limiting the Types of Resource to Load
  • Next Steps: Using Arches
    • Backup Your Arches Database
    • Performance Tuning
    • User Guide
    • Feedback and Support

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