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Download the latest release of the XNAT pipeline engine: Image RemovedGet the latest Pipeline Engine code: $ git clone

The XNAT pipeline engine is distributed as a zip archive code repository that contains the pipeline engine installer. To install the pipeline engine:

  1. Download the XNAT 1.7 pipeline engine installer:

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    titleDownloading the XNAT 1.7 pipeline engine installer
    $ curl -L -o

    Create a folder to contain the pipeline installer, change to that directory, then unzip clone the archive :

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    titleExtracting XNAT pipeline installer
    $~$ mkdir pipeline
    ~$ cd pipeline/
    ~/pipeline$ unzip ../git clone 

  2. Create a destination folder for the pipeline engine. The standard XNAT practice is to use /data/project/pipeline. As with other XNAT folders, the pipeline folder must be accessible by the Tomcat user.

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    titleCreating XNAT pipeline installation folder
    ~$ mkdir /data/xnat/pipeline

  3. Run with the administrator email address, SMTP server address, XNAT URL, site name, and destination folder:

    Alternatively, you can save these options in a file named in the pipeline installer folder:

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    titleXNAT pipeline installer

    Now run gradlew from that folder:

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    titleInstalling XNAT pipeline with gradlew
    ~$ ./gradlew

    The advantage of the latter approach is that you can reinstall updates to the pipeline engine with one simple command rather than having to re-enter the full syntax again.