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Create a Pentaho Server plug-in

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Ensure that you are running the Pentaho Server with the Pentaho Analyzer plug-in installed.


  1. Create a location for the new visualization in the Pentaho Server by creating a new folder in the pentaho-solutions/system directory.

  2. Within the new folder, create a plugin.xml file that will contain metadata about the plug-in.

    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> 
    <plugin title="example-visualization"> 
         <!-- this translates to /pentaho/content/example-visualization/resources/* --> 
         <static-path url="/example-visualization/resources" localFolder="resources"/>


This basic plug-in exposes static files in the resources folder to authenticated users.