“WebScan” is a great way to view DataTurbine data, but keeping the WebScan code up-to-date for DataTurbine (DT) has required a full new DT release, with WebScan code embedded in the update.
With an upcoming patch, DT will optionally be able to dynamically load the latest version of WebScan via a URL to a trusted Internet site (Github). This will effectively provide automatic updates of WebScan while maintaining the relatively stable DT code base. For those who wish a local, frozen copy of WebScan, it may still be downloaded and installed from the Github hosting site to your local computer(s).
This patch consists of a couple of small changes to the DT release:
- The Apache Tomcat webserver (“WebTurbine”) has an updated web.xml configuration file enabling “CORS” (Cross Origin Resource Sharing), limited to the specific WebScan/Github code site. This may be readily disabled/enabled by your site admin.