Managing your Martini instances
Martini Desktop allows users to connect to multiple Martini Runtime instances concurrently; whether they are hosted locally, or in the cloud.
local instance present in the Navigator is the embedded Martini Runtime of Martini Desktop.
This instance cannot be deleted.
Connecting to an instance
To connect to a new instance, follow these steps:
- Open the Martini instance manager by clicking on the server button (next to the search bar) in the Navigator.
- Click the green, '+' button. This will show the add instance dialog.
Populate the required fields.
Fields Definition Name Name of the Martini instance. This is the label that will be shown in the Navigator. Address The IP address or domain name of your Martini instance. Secure Determines whether the instance uses HTTPS or not. Username The username of your Marketplace account. Password The password of your Marketplace account.
- Click Apply and Close.
Managing TORO accounts
You can also manage the accounts that you use to connect to an instance in the Martini Desktop's TORO Accounts section.
Modifying an instance's properties
You can modify an instance's startup and shutdown ports, and other properties in the
application.properties file. To do this, right click the instance from the Navigator
and select Edit Martini Properties from the appearing context menu.
Except for the embedded
local instance, remote instances must be connected and started
before you can modify their properties.
Opening an instance's home directory
In Martini Desktop, you can open the home directory of the embedded Martini Runtime.
To do this, right click the
local instance. From the context menu, select Open Martini Home.
Your file manager software should open a new window, displaying the contents of instance directory.
From here you can modify configuration files, or back up data.