Plastic SCM - Installation and Configuration guide


Windows

Server and Client installation

Follow these instructions about how to install the Plastic SCM Server and Client components.

Run the Server configuration wizard

Remember to run the commands as an administrator user.

...from the command line:

clconfigureserver

...by openning the Windows GUI server configuration:

configureserver

The Server configuration wizard can also be run from the Plastic SCM startup menu entry.

Run the Client configuration wizard

...from the command line:

clconfigureclient

...by openning the Windows GUI client configuration:

plastic --configure

The Client configuration wizard can also be run from the Plastic SCM startup menu entry.

Run the User management tool (umtool)

Remember to run the commands as an administrator user.

If you configured the Plastic SCM server to use the user/password authentication mode, then you must manage the users that will work with Plastic.

...from the command line (parameters needed):

umtool

To learn how to use each command, please type the following:

umtool help <command_name>

...by openning the Windows GUI:

umtoolgui

Start the Plastic server

Remember to run the commands as an administrator user.

...from the command line:

plasticd start

...by opening the Windows Service Manager:

...from the menu entry Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services,

...or by running the following command:

services.msc

Stop the Plastic server

Remember to run the commands as an administrator user.

...from the command line:

plasticd stop

...by opening the Windows Service Manager:

...from the menu entry Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services,

...or by running the following command:

services.msc

Restart the Plastic server

Remember to run the commands as an administrator user.

...from the command line:

plasticd restart

...by opening the Windows Service Manager:

...from the menu entry Control Panel > Administrative Tools > Services,

...or by running the following command:

services.msc

Run Plastic SCM

...from the command line:

plastic

...by opening the Plastic SCM application from the startup menu:

Windows - Run Plastic SCM


Linux

Server and Client installation

Follow these instructions about how to install the Plastic SCM Server and Client components.

Run the Server configuration wizard

Remember to run the command as sudo.

...from the command line:

clconfigureserver

Run the Client configuration wizard

...from the command line:

clconfigureclient

...by openning the Linux GUI client configuration:

gtkplastic --configure

Run the User management tool (umtool)

Remember to run the command as sudo.

If you configured the Plastic SCM server to use the user/password authentication mode, then you must manage the users that will work with Plastic.

...from the command line (parameters needed):

umtool

To learn how to use each command, please type the following:

umtool help <command_name>

Start the Plastic server

Remember to run the commands as sudo.
/etc/init.d/plasticsd start

or:

/opt/plasticscm5/server/plasticsd start

or:

service plasticsd start

Stop the Plastic server

Remember to run the commands as sudo.
/etc/init.d/plasticsd stop

or:

/opt/plasticscm5/server/plasticsd stop

or:

service plasticsd stop

Restart the Plastic server

Remember to run the commands as sudo.
/etc/init.d/plasticsd restart

or:

/opt/plasticscm5/server/plasticsd restart

or:

service plasticsd restart

Check the Plastic server status

Remember to run the commands as sudo.
/etc/init.d/plasticsd status

or:

/opt/plasticscm5/server/plasticsd status

or:

service plasticsd status

Run Plastic SCM

...from the command line:

gtkplastic

...by opening the Plastic SCM application from the Applications window:

Linux - Run Plastic SCM


Mac OS

Server and Client installation

Follow these instructions about how to install the Plastic SCM Server and Client components.

Run the Server configuration wizard

Remember to run the command as sudo.

...from the command line:

/Applications/PlasticSCMServer.app/Contents/Applications/clconfigureserver.app/Contents/MacOS/clconfigureserver

Run the Client configuration wizard

...from the command line:

clconfigureclient

...by openning the Mac OS GUI client configuration:

macplastic --configure

Run the User management tool (umtool)

Remember to run the command as sudo.

If you configured the Plastic SCM server to use the user/password authentication mode, then you must manage the users that will work with Plastic.

...from the command line (parameters needed):

/Applications/PlasticSCMServer.app/Contents/Applications/umtool.app/Contents/MacOS/umtool

To learn how to use each command, please type the following:

/Applications/PlasticSCMServer.app/Contents/Applications/umtool.app/Contents/MacOS/umtool help <command_name>

Start the Plastic server

Remember to run the command as sudo.
launchctl load /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.codicesoftware.plasticscm.server.plist

Stop the Plastic server

Remember to run the command as sudo.
launchctl unload /Library/LaunchDaemons/com.codicesoftware.plasticscm.server.plist

Run Plastic SCM

...from the command line:

open /Applications/macplastic.app

...by opening the macplastic application from the Applications window:

Mac OS - Run Plastic SCM

Here you can find the Plastic SCM license

/Applications/PlasticSCMServer.app/Contents/MonoBundle/plasticd.lic

Last updated

Feb 21, 2017
  • The command to run the Client configuration wizard from the command line in your Mac OS system has been updated.
  • May 4, 2016
  • Publication date.