Product Training Syllabus

GeoSpatial Server: Administration

GeoSpatial Server: Administration
What will I learn from this course?

This course is designed to instruct students in installing, managing and monitoring a GeoSpatial Server installation, including the facilities of the GeoSpatial Server Administration console. The course covers common administration tasks such as creating new GeoSpatial Server users along with less common tasks such as configuration of map layer and cache settings.

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for system administrators who are responsible for providing service-based access to a Smallworld installation.


Familiarity of Smallworld Core Spatial Technology

Familiarity with configuring and using a J2EE application server such as JBoss

Smallworld system administration experience, including setup of ACE and Authorisation databases

Some familiarity with controlling a Smallworld session from the command line

Course Duration

4 Days

Course Objectives

Following the course, students will be able to:

Install GeoSpatial Server and run a demo system

Understand how to build and configure a system for your own database

Create and configure users

Monitor your system and perform admin tasks

Configure layers in the database and create cached maps

Understand server farms and use GeoSpatial Server in more complex environments

Course Agenda

Introduction to the course

Smallworld GeoSpatial Server administration

Installing Smallworld GeoSpatial Server

Connector and Agents

Configuring the database

Roles and users

Configuring Plotting and Resources

Tasks, Monitors and Alerts

Caching and rollforward


Server farms and complex environments

Dimensioning Configuration