Version 2.0 Readme

Thank you for using MapGuide Open Source 2.0.

This release is fully compatible with resources created using previous MapGuide Open Source releases. Note however that the resource database format has changed; instructions on how to upgrade can be found here (link also available from the release notes page).

Release Notes

Up to date release notes can be found in the Trac system at http://trac.osgeo.org/mapguide/wiki/ReleaseNotes.

Supported Operating Systems

The MapGuide Open Source 2.0 release has been successfully used with the following operating systems:

  • Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4
  • Fedora Core 6

If you know of others, please send us the information and we will add it to the list.

Minimum Hardware Requirements

The MapGuide Open Source 2.0 release requires the following:

  • Server: 1 GHz Intel Pentium III or higher processor recommended, 1GB of RAM
  • Web Tier: 1 GHz Intel Pentium III or higher processor recommended, 1GB of RAM
  • DWF Viewer: 800 MHz Intel Pentium III or higher processor recommended, 128MB of RAM

Server Repository

It is highly recommended that you back up the repository at regular intervals. Server Repository backup/restore information is available in the following locations:

  • Windows – C:\Program Files\MapGuideOpenSource2.0\RepositoryAdmin\MgOpenSourceRepositoryAdmin.pdf
  • Linux – /usr/local/mapguideopensource/server/respositoryadmin/MgOpenSourceRepositoryAdmin.pdf

If the server is installed in the default location, repositories are created in the following locations:

  • Windows – C:\Program Files\MapGuideOpenSource2.0\Server\Repositories
  • Linux – /usr/local/mapguideopensource/server/repositories