Pre-requisites for Installation
Installing SchemaCrawler is as simple as unzipping a file. First, download the [SchemaCrawler distribution with examples] zip file, and unzip it into a directory. You will have an examples folder, and the SchemaCrawler distribution in a directory called _schemacrawler.
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The first thing to try is the SchemaCrawler examples.
SchemaCrawler provides detailed command-line help. Simply run schemacrawler.cmd (or schemacrawler.sh on Unix) with no command-line arguments for help.
Connecting To Your Database
Read information about database support carefully to understand how to connect to your database.
Once you start getting comfortable with SchemaCrawler, and need to know more about how to do things, read the how-tos section.
Advanced Installation Steps
After you have worked through the examples, you can make a copy of this _schemacrawler directory to any location on your hard-disk, and rename the directory to something appropriate. Then, put this directory on your PATH. Once you open a command shell, you can run SchemaCrawler using schemacrawler.cmd (or schemacrawler.sh on Unix).
SchemaCrawler Docker Image
Tweaking Your Installation
If you install SchemaCrawler to some other location, you can use David Guillot’s shell script to launch SchemaCrawler
Building From Source Code
To use SchemaCrawler in your development projects, or to build SchemaCrawler from the source code, read about building.