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Intended Audience

This section of the User Guide is meant to help system admins or others who are responsible for deploying Oxygen XML Web Author.

For integrators or system admins looking for information about integrating and customizing Web Author, see the Oxygen XML Web Author Customization Guide.

What is Oxygen XML Web Author?

Oxygen XML Web Author is a web-based editing platform that utilizes the advanced authoring technology of Oxygen XML Editor/Author to bring XML editing and reviewing to your mobile devices, as well as your desktop systems. It is supported on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X platforms and the most popular browsers.

Server Requirements

Even though the requirements are not very strict, you should consider the following metrics when provisioning the server for running the Oxygen XML Web Author:
  • A processor core can handle 50 to 100 active users.
  • Editing an average DITA file consumes about 10MB of RAM. However, the Oxygen XML Web Author includes a configurable caching mechanism that stores the oldest files to disk when memory resources become low.

Software Requirements

On the server side, the following applications are supported:

Operating System
  • Windows 64-bit
  • Linux 64-bit
  • Mac OS X 64-bit
Hardware
  • Dual core CPU (recommended)
  • Minimum 4 GB RAM (6 GB recommended)
  • 1 GB free disk space
Servlet Container
JVM Vendors
  • Oracle
  • Open JDK
Java
  • Java 8 (recommended)
  • Java 11

Other Important Deployment Notes