Data Service / Data Discovery on a separate server

From TARGIT 2022 Spring

Data Discovery can be set up to run as an external service.

TARGIT Server settings

On the TARGIT server, you can start the Management client and go to Service accounts to right click and add a Data Discovery Service account:


The account will auto-generate a number os security keys as well as a Connection string. You will need this connection string when you afterwards install Data Discovery on a remote (external) server.



One more prerequisite on the TARGIT Server is that you need to fill out the location of the TARGIT Server:



External Data Discovery server installation

During installation of Data Discovery on the remote/external server, you should change the default settings for the Data Discovery installation:


On the 'TARGIT Server' tab, you should disable the default settings and paste the copied connection string as a Remote connection string (hybrid mode is not recommended - use Remote as shown below)



The Data Service connection

If you look at the Data Service connection in the Management client on the TARGIT Server, you want to make sure that the connection is using one of the keys from Data Discovery service account:



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