DocumentBurster User Guide

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Convention - Path Separator
I. Introduction
Overview
1. DocumentBurster
2. DocumentBurster Server
3. DocumentBurster Portal
II. DocumentBurster
1. Burst and Merge PDF Reports
1.1. Burst PDF Reports
1.1.1. Steps to Follow When Bursting a Report
1.1.2. Burst a Sample Report - Invoices-Oct.pdf
1.2. Merge PDF Reports
1.3. Configuration
1.3.1. Advanced Settings
2. Burst Excel Reports
2.1. Overview
2.2. Burst by Distinct Sheets
2.3. Burst by Distinct Column Values
2.3.1. How It Works
2.3.2. Steps to Follow When Bursting an Excel Report by Distinct Column Values
2.3.3. Sample - Customers-Distinct-Column-Values.xls
3. Distribute Reports
3.1. Overview
3.2. Enable Report Distribution
3.3. Distribute Reports by Email
3.3.1. Email Connection Settings
3.3.2. Dynamic Email Connection Settings
3.3.3. Email Each Report to One Recipient
3.3.4. Email Each Report to Multiple Recipients
3.3.5. Text Email Messages
3.3.6. HTML Email Messages
3.3.7. Beautiful Responsive HTML Emails
3.4. Attachments
3.4.1. Configure Attachments
3.5. Upload Reports
3.5.1. cURL Integration
3.5.2. FTP
3.5.3. File Share
3.5.4. FTPS
3.5.5. SFTP/SSH/SCP
3.5.6. HTTP/WebDAV
3.6. Send SMS Messages
3.6.1. Twilio
3.6.2. Text
4. Configuration Templates
4.1. Process PDF Reports Using a Custom Configuration File
4.2. Process Excel Reports Using a Custom Configuration File
4.3. Add, Edit and Delete Configuration Templates
4.3.1. Create Similar Configuration Templates
5. Variables
5.1. Example - Configure an Unique Output Folder
5.2. Built-In Variables
5.2.1. Sample - Payslips.pdf
5.3. User-Defined Variables
5.3.1. Sample Invoices-Oct.pdf - Customizable Burst File Name
5.3.2. Excel User-Defined Variables
6. Automatic Polling for Incoming Reports
6.1. Watch a Folder for Incoming Reports
7. Quality Assurance
7.1. Email Tester
7.1.1. Configuration
7.1.2. Run Test
7.2. Logging
7.3. Send Processing Errors by Email
7.4. Quarantine Reports Which Fail To Be Delivered
7.5. Error Handling
8. Command Line
8.1. Usage
8.2. Burst Reports
8.3. Merge Reports
8.4. Poll Folder for Incoming Reports
8.5. Quality Assurance
III. DocumentBurster Server
9. DocumentBurster Server
9.1. Installation
9.1.1. Prerequisites
9.1.2. Download DocumentBurster Server
9.2. Start and Stop
9.2.1. Server
9.2.2. Web Console
9.3. Web Console
9.3.1. User Authentication
9.3.2. Submit Bursting Jobs
9.3.3. Screenshots
9.4. Run DocumentBurster at System Startup
9.4.1. Windows Services
9.4.2. Windows Scheduling
9.5. Scheduling
9.5.1. Configuration
IV. DocumentBurster Portal
10. DocumentBurster Portal
10.1. Use Cases
10.2. 1 Minute Walk-Through
10.3. Test Drive DocumentBurster Portal
10.4. Screenshots
10.5. Accept Online Payments (Optional)
10.6. Document Analytics (Optional)
10.7. Customization
10.8. Contact Us
V. Appendices
A. DocumentBurster vs. DocumentBurster Server vs. DocumentBurster Portal
A.1. Which DocumentBurster Flavor to Choose?
A.2. DocumentBurster
A.3. DocumentBurster Server
A.4. DocumentBurster Portal
A.5. Contact Us
B. How to Do This and That
B.1. How To Distribute External Reports?
B.1.1. Configuration
B.1.2. Recipients List and Document(s) Paths
B.2. How To Implement Conditional Report Distribution?
B.2.1. skip_current_file_distribution_if.groovy
C. SharePoint Report Delivery
C.1. Distribute Reports to SharePoint by Email
C.1.1. SharePoint Configuration
C.1.2. Sample - Burst samples/Payslips.pdf Report to SharePoint 2007
D. Performance
D.1. Performance Guidelines - Getting the Most From Your DocumentBurster System
D.1.1. Minimize the network overhead
D.1.2. Minimize intermediate layers
D.1.3. Running DocumentBurster in a virtual machine
D.2. Performance Monitoring
D.2.1. Enable Performance Monitoring
D.2.2. Built-in DocumentBurster Performance Monitoring
D.2.3. Integration with Professional Third Party Monitoring Tools
D.3. Further Reading
E. Troubleshooting
E.1. Overview
E.1.1. Quick & Professional Support
E.2. Common Problems
E.2.1. I Get Only 25 Reports
E.2.2. Issues Running Basic Features?
E.2.3. UnsupportedClassVersionError Exception?
E.2.4. Mess With Multiple Java Installations
E.2.5. Windows - DocumentBurster.exe GUI is Failing to Start?
E.2.6. Windows - DocumentBurster.exe GUI Still Fails?
E.2.7. Windows - DocumentBurster.exe GUI Still Fails?
E.2.8. Windows - DocumentBurster.exe GUI Still Fails?
E.2.9. Windows - DocumentBurster.exe GUI Comes Up For a Second and Then Disappears?
E.2.10. Burst Issue 1
E.2.11. Burst Issue 2
E.2.12. Variable Values Are Not Parsed Correctly?
E.2.13. Windows - DocumentBurster Server Is Failing to Start?
E.2.14. Windows - DocumentBurster Server Is Not Processing the Web Console Jobs?
E.2.15. Windows - DocumentBurster Web Console Is Failing to Start?
E.2.16. Windows Service Stops on Windows Server 2003?
E.2.17. Email Is Failing?
E.2.18. Email Still Fails?
E.2.19. Email SMTP Error 421
E.2.20. Email SMTP Error 550 5.7.1 Unable to relay
E.2.21. Few Emails Are Going and Then Email Stops Working
E.2.22. Email Is Still Failing?
E.2.23. Upload Issue?
E.2.24. I messed up with the configuration and now the program is failing. Is it possible to restore the default configuration?