Requirements

  • JRE installed on the server where you installed the NBT agent.  The minimum supported Java version is 1.6.
  • For the different datasources types the requirements are:
    • Filesystem datasource
      • Read access to the folder where the input file is located.
      • Write access to the folder where the output file should be placed.
    • Database datasource
      • Database connectivity
      • Read access to the table/view where NBT Agent is going to get the data.
      • Write access to the table where NBT Agent is going to save the scores.

First Installation

The steps to get the NBT Agent installed are:

  1. Get the distribution file from https://nextbesttarget.freshdesk.com/solution/articles/8000007105
  2. Make a folder and unzip the file on it. The content of the folder should contain:
    • A lib folder
    • Two configuration files: log4j.properties and config.properties.
    • Script files to launch the NBT Agent.


Update Installation

The steps to update an existing NBT Agent installation are:

  1. Get the distribution file from https://nextbesttarget.freshdesk.com/solution/articles/8000007105
  2. Make a backup of the following files: log4j.properties and config.properties
  3. Unzip the file on the existing installation folder.
  4. Restore the changes made in the properties of files: log4j.properties and config.properties into the new created files.