PDF conversion (HTTP)
This topic will show how to configure the PDF converter with HTTP protocol in port 8584.
To do that, take the following steps:
1.Create the sepdfconverter directory:
2.Access the sepdfconverter directory:
3.Create the docker-compose.yml file inside the sepdfconverter directory.
4.Paste the following text:
5.Find the extra_hosts parameter.
6.Insert the SE access URL and the local IP of the application server, as shown in the image below.
7.Save the changes with:
8.Create the pdf.env file inside the sepdfconverter directory.
9.Insert the following text, indicating the port that will be used for connection:
By default, the port used for HTTP connection is 8584, but it is possible to set a different port, if the default one is already being used. In this case, use the netstat -lnp | grep "8584" command to check if the port is being used.
10.Start the PDF conversion service using the command below:
▪To stop the service, execute the command below:
▪To check if the sepdfconverter service is up, execute the command below:
11.After doing that, access the SoftExpert Document component Configuration General parameters (DC035) and point the service in the application by entering https://ServerIP:8584 in the Enable PDF conversion service field Server.
12.Then, run the connection text and save.
13.After finishing the whole configuration, run a conversion test for .doc, .docx, .xls and xlsx files.