GlobalsDB Admin is an simple visual instrument, developed for
GlobalsDB project to help administrators
to reach their goals. This instrument allows to control any Globals database
with simple and elegant graphical interface from any device and any place.
Complete installation and running guide
NodeJS server and client installation
Make sure that you have NodeJS and GlobalsDB installed properly;
Download end extract the
latest GlobalsDB Admin version;
The standard variant is to download latest GlobalsDB admin
NodeJS Server and Client
Extract archive at any place you want.
Change default settings in config.js file by editing it.
Replace "C:/HardProgram/GlobalsDB/mgr" with location of
your database. This folder have to contain CACHE.DAT file(s).
Also you may want to change the display name of this database by
Replace masterPassword property to ensure that your data
Check all of the other properties.
Prepare your environment;
If you are NOT using Windows operating system (f.e. Linux), then
you have to replace node_modules/globalsDB/cache.node
file with the file located at your database directory at
rename one of suitable files in node_modules/globalsDB/
directory to cache.node, or just change module name to suitable
module in config.js). This
file is a GlobalsDB adapter for NodeJS. If there's no such file,
you need to download it from the
GlobalsDB official cite.
Ensure that GlobalsDB instance is running.
Check if ports 57775 and 80 (default) are available for
listening. You can change them at the config.js file.
Start the server from run.js file;
Navigate to the directory you have extracted files to in your
system terminal by running $ cd /path/to/globalsDbAdmin
Run the application: $ node run.
You have to get "System start successful. Everything ready!"
according to version 1.0.0.
That is! Now you can use local client (http://127.0.0.1:80 by default)
to join to GlobalsDB Admin server application and look for your
Also, if you want to run application as a daemon (in a background), you
need to install
forever. Run $ npm install -g forever, and then launch
GlobalsDB Admin instead with $ forever start run.js command.
Consult $ forever --help for further help.
Running application with forever on Windows with latest versions
of Node (v 0.10.28+) may do nothing, that's a
If there is any unknown startup errors, bugs, etc. please, leave an issue on
How to use it
On client application (mobile or web) you have to join to your server first.
Enter server's ip address with port on which server application placed
(57775 by the default) and master password, which was set up in
Next, you need to login and connect to GlobalsDB Adapter. Username,
password and namespace fields are required. Also you need to choose
configured database to connect to from dropdown menu.
And now everything ready! If you are using PC with keyboard, try play with
the next keys: up, down, left, right, enter, backspace, plus, minus, esc.
And if you are
using touchscreen or mouse, there's some things to note. Select nodes to
move through by clicking on them. Select an option (delete or edit node) by
clicking on node dimension (link between two nodes). Scroll a set of nodes
by pressing and holding finger or cursor on the node in the set.