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This page describes how to build the Kaa server from the source code available on GitHub.

Before building the Kaa server from source, ensure that Oracle JDK 8 and Apache Maven are installed on your machine.

Fetching source code

It is allowed to use any Git client to fetch the Kaa source code from the repository.

Set up your Git configuration (at least the username and email) and download Kaa repository as follows:

To build Kaa node Debian/RPM packages, execute the following command.

NOTE
The Debian build will work correctly on both Linux and Windows operation systems, while the RPM build will work only on Linux operated machines with the RPM tool installed.

NOTE
For the mvn command, the build number and git commit variables are set to emulate Jenkins build variables that are substituted automatically on the build machine.

NOTE
Please add "-DskipTests" suffix to the mvn command in order to skip execution of tests and speed up build process.

Available maven profiles

Maven profileDescription
build-rpmAs implied in the profile name, it will force to generate .rpm packages. This is useful if you are going to install Kaa on .rpm based Linux distribution (Red Hat Linux, Oracle Linux, etc.)
cassandra-daoForces Kaa to use Cassandra NoSQL storage. If none is set MongoDB used by default.
mongo-daoForces Kaa to use MongoDB NoSQL storage. Enabled by default.
compile-gwtCompiles administration user interface. Can be skipped during regular builds.
compile-client-cCompiles C endpoint SDK and executes tests.
compile-client-cpp    

Compiles C++ endpoint SDK and executes tests.

compile-client-objc    

Compiles Objective-C endpoint SDK and executes tests. Compiling only possible on OS X and CentOS operation systems.

compile-thriftForces Thrift compiler to generate code from thrift files.
cassandraCompiles Cassandra log appender.
cdapCompiles CDAP log appender.
couchbaseCompiles Couchbase log appender.
kafka
Compiles Kafka log appender.
oracle-nosqlCompiles  Oracle NoSQL log appender.
jenkinsForces Kaa to execute integration tests.
licenseForces Kaa to use Maven License plugin.

compile-client-* profiles are optional. All endpoint SDKs will be available in Kaa node by default. This profiles are used only for verification of endpoint SDK build during development.

Build artifacts

The following command can be used to browse the Kaa node build artifacts in case of successful build.

Installing Kaa

Follow the official installation guide.

 


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