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Create the database tables with the Server Configuration Tool

The database tables for the MobileFirst Server applications can be created manually, with Ant Tasks, or with the Server Configuration Tool. The topics provide the explanation and details about database setup when you install MobileFirst Server with the Server Configuration Tool.

The Server Configuration Tool can create the database tables as part of the installation process. In some cases, it can even create a database and a user for the MobileFirst Server components. For an overview of the installation process with theServer Configuration Tool, see Installing MobileFirst Server in graphical mode.

After you complete the configuration credentials and click Deploy in the Server Configuration Tool pane, the following operations are run:

If the database tables are created manually before you run the Server Configuration Tool, the tool can detect them and skip the phase of setting up the tables.

Depending on your choice of the supported database management system (DBMS), select one of the following topics for more details on how the tool creates the database tables.

Parent topic: Relational databases