Installing App Workbench

This article describes installing and upgrading App Workbench on an EPIC host:

  • New installation: Describes a new App Workbench installation. See Installation.
  • Upgrade: Describes upgrading an existing App Workbench installation. See Upgrading.
  • Remove: Describes removing an older App Workbench installation. See Removing.

Installation

To install App Workbench:

  1. Download the App Workbench installation bundle.
  2. Extract the virtual environment by executing the following command:

    $> tar xzf bdworkbench-4.0-virtualenv.tgz
  3. Activate the virtual environment by executing the following command:

    $> source bdworkbench-4.0/bin/activate
            (bdworkbench-4.0) $>

To deactivate the virtual environment, execute the following command from within App Workbench:

(bdworkbench-4.0) $> deactivate
$>

Upgrading

To upgrade App Workbench, remove any previous versions of App Workbench as described below, and then follow the installation procedure described above with the newer version of App Workbench.

Removing pre-4.0 Versions of App Workbench

To remove older versions of App Workbench that were installed using pip, execute the following command:

pip uninstall bdworkbench