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Install Optional Libraries

Client libraries

IMPORTANT: Bold BI Enterprise Edition utilizes client libraries such as Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Snowflake, and MongoDB to establish connections with their respective SQL database variants. To install the client libraries, you must read and accept the license agreement for each library.

  1. Go to the client library location:

    cd /var/www/bold-services/clientlibrary/
  2. Under this location, you will find a consent document named consent-to-deploy-client-libraries.txt. Read the LICENSE details of the client libraries and proceed to the following steps to install them.

    $sudo bash install-optional-libs npgsql,mongodb,influxdb,snowflake,mysql,oracle

NOTE: If you encounter any issues with the designer, please execute the following command:

sudo chown -R <current user name> /var/www/bold-services/application/bi/dataservice


IMPORTANT: PhantomJS is a scriptable headless WebKit with JavaScript. It is free software or open source and may contain licenses such as MIT, BSD, LGPL, GPL, or other similar licenses with third-party code. The executable file is necessary for image and PDF export functionalities in the dashboard and widgets. Without this file, the image and PDF export options will not be available.

  1. Go to the client library location:

    cd /var/www/bold-services/clientlibrary/
  2. Create a directory named bi/dataservice inside the directory /var/www/bold-services/application/app_data/ by executing the following command:

    $sudo mkdir -p /var/www/bold-services/application/app_data/bi/dataservice
  3. In this location, you will find the PhantomJS library consent document named consent-to-deploy-phantomjs-webkit.txt. Read the PhantomJS LICENSE details and install PhantomJS by executing the following command:

    $sudo bash install-optional-libs phantomjs

NOTE: PhantomJS may require certain dependencies. If your distribution does not have them, please install them from

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