Gitora 2.0 enables developers to clone, fetch and pull code from remote Oracle Databases. An important step to use these features is to establish a connection between source (i.e. remote) and destination Gitora installations This tutorial explains how to create this connection.
1. Install Gitora to Source and Destination Databases
In order to be able to perform remote database operations, Gitora must be installed to both databases.
2. Enter the Connection information for the Remote Gitora Installation
Open the Gitora Application for the destination database. Under the menu bar click File –> Manage Remote Gitora Connections.
The Remote Connections Dialog shows up.
Click the + button end enter the following information:
Alias: A descriptive name for the Gitora Server of the source database. (No spaces or special characters.
IP: The IP of the Gitora Server of the source database. This information can be obtained from the URL of the Gitora Application of the source database.
Port: The port of the Gitora Server. This information can be obtained from the URL of the Gitora Application of the source database.
Context: If the URL of the Gitora Application for the source database is http://192.168.15:8080/GitoraForSourceDB/main.jsp?name=Gitora then the value for context is GitoraForSourceDB
Root Folder: Name of the database schema of the Gitora installation in the source database, in lowercase.
Click OK to save the changes.
Your Gitora installation (destination) is now ready to clone, fetch and pull from the remote (source) Gitora installation.
Important Note: Gitora 2.0 assumes the presence of a secure network. In other words, do not use public IP addresses for connecting to remote Gitora installations. Authentication to connect to a public Gitora installation will be implemented in a future 2.x version.