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edited the configuration docs, swapped in new fully-configured screen shot
http://bugzilla.ecoinformatics.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5516

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configuration.rst
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   sections are marked as green ``configured``, metacat can be accessed.
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The configuration settings are grouped into five sections (Metacat Global 
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Properties, Authentication Configuraion, Skins Specific Properties, Database 
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Installation/Upgrade, Geoserver Configuration), each of which is listed with its 
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current status (see table).
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Properties, Authentication Configuration, Skins Specific Properties, Database 
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Installation/Upgrade, Geoserver, DataONE, and Replication Configuration), 
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each of which is listed with its current status (see table).
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Status          Description
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[unconfigured]  The section has yet to be configured 
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[configured]    The section has been configured. 
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[bypassed]      Used only for the Geoserver configurations. The administrator 
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                can choose not to configure the Geoserver user/password.
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[bypassed]      The administrator 
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                can choose not to configure or skip the section.
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To the right of each configuration section is one of the following options: 
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Configure Now, Reconfigure Now, Configure Global Properties First, or 
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Version:X.X.X. If the option is linked (e.g., Configure Now or Reconfigure Now), 
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you can select the link to open the associated configuration settings and add 
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or edit them, respectively. If the option is not linked (e.g., Configure Global 
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you can select the link to open the associated configuration settings and edit them. 
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If the option is not linked (e.g., Configure Global 
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Properties First), the settings cannot be specified until the global properties 
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are set. Once the global properties are configured, the option to configure this 
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section becomes available. The Version:X.X.X option is used only for the 
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For new installations or upgrades, click the "go to metacat" link that appears 
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after configuration is complete to go directly to Metacat. Note that Metacat 
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indexes at start-up time, so the initial start-up may take some time depending 
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on the amount of data in your database. If you are reconfiguring a running 
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on the amount of data in your database and wheter or not you have opted to regenerate the spatial cache. 
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If you are reconfiguring a running 
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version of Metacat, you must restart the Tomcat server for the changes to 
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take effect.
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.. Note::
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   Need to update this next figure!
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.. figure:: images/screenshots/image019.png
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   :align: center
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Metacat Context   The name of the deployed Metacat WAR file (minus the .war 
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                  extension). E.g., "knb"
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Server Name       The DNS name of the server hosting Metacat, not including 
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                  port numbers or the "http://" header. 
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                  port numbers or the protocol ("http://"). 
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HTTP Port         The non-secure port where Metacat will be available.
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HTTP SSL Port     The secure port where Metacat will be available. 
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Deploy Location   The directory where the application is deployed. 
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   :align: center
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   Upgrading an existing database.
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Additional upgrade tasks may also run after the database upgrade is complete.
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For systems hosting large amounts of data, these upgrade routines can take time to complete.
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It is important to let the process complete before using Metacat otherwise your deployment may become unstable.
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Geoserver Configuration (Highly Recommended)
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