How to Configure a MarkLogic Connection
Available in the Enterprise edition only.
Note: Oxygen XML Developer supports MarkLogic
version 4.0 or later.
The steps for configuring a connection to a MarkLogic database are as
Preferences dialog box and go to .
Click the New button in the Connections
Enter a unique name for the connection.
Select one of the previously configured data sources from the Data
Source drop-down list.
Enter the connection details.
The host name or IP address of the installed MarkLogic engine in the
XDBC Host field.
Oxygen XML Developer
uses XCC connector to interact with MarkLogic XDBC server and requires the basic
authentication schema to be set. Starting with version MarkLogic 4.0 the default
authentication method when you create a HTTP or WebDAV Server is digest, so make sure
to change it to basic.
Set the port number of the MarkLogic engine in the Port
field. A MarkLogic XDBC application server must be configured on the server on this
port. This XDBC server will be used to execute XQuery expressions against the server.
Later, if you want to change the XDBC server, instead of editing the configuration
just use the Use it to execute queries action from Data Source
Set the user name to access the MarkLogic engine in the User
Set the password to access the MarkLogic engine in the
Optionally set the URL used for browsing the MarkLogic database in the
Data Source Explorer view in the WebDAV
The Database field specifies the database over which the
XQuery expressions are executed. If you set this option to default, the database
associated to the application server of the configured port is used.
Click the OK button to finish the connection