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This documentation is for the legacy Izenda 6 product. Documentation for the new Izenda 7 product can be found at https://www.izenda.com/docs/


This tutorial is designed to show a new developer how to load the Izenda Reference Implementation (RI) in a Mac environment and how to launch it in a web server


  1. Izenda is implemented in Microsoft .NET. Mono is an open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET Framework. To run Izenda on a Mac, you will first need to download and install Mono for Mac.
  2. Download Izenda and extract the files.
  3. Open the webforms-cs directory which was extracted in the previous step. Within the webforms-cs directory you will find a file called Global.asax. Open Global.asax in the text editor of your choice.
  4. Change INSERT_LICENSE_KEY_HERE to your trial key
  5. Change INSERT_CONNECTION_STRING_HERE to your connection string
  6. Change AdHocSettings.GenerateThumbnails from true to false
  7. Save your changes and close the text editor
  8. Open a terminal window and change directory to the location you extracted webforms-cs
  9. At the root of the webforms-cs directory, run xsp2
  10. Open http://localhost:8080 in your web browser