Plexus Analysis Installation Requirements

Plexus Analysis, like the other members of the "Plexus family", is a web application, which runs on a central server and users can interact with it through a web browser on their own client computer.

Running Plexus Analysis standalone or integrated to another Plexus tool has the following requirements:

Hardware and software requirements

On the server side:

  • Java 8 distributed by Oracle.

On the client side:

  • JavaScript enabled web browser. Currently supported browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Microsoft Edge and Safari 7 or higher.

License requirement

Running Plexus Analysis requires the Plexus Analysis license. A valid license file has to be placed in the ${HOME}/.chemaxon/licenses/ (in Unix systems) or in the %USERPROFILE%\chemaxon\licenses\ (in Windows systems) folder, where ${HOME} (or %USERPROFILE%) means the home directory of the user running the web server.

The Plexus Analysis license covers the followings:

  • the functionality of the Plexus Analysis tool;

  • calculating physico-chemical properties and adding calculated columns to the compound database through Plexus Connect;

  • sending chemical and alphanumeric data from Connect to Analysis.

Please consult our sales team (sales@chemaxon.com) if you would like to require a license for Plexus Suite or if you need help in handling your license file.

Installation

Integration with Plexus Connect

While deploying Plexus Connect, you have to specify the URL where Plexus Analysis is deployed.

Start Plexus Connect with the following parameter: -Dplexus.analysis.url=http://urltoplexusanalysis/.