Connecting with the Geneious Biocode Plugin

BWP Biocode Plugin connection details

Install the latest version of the Biocode Plug-in. Check the Updates section of the Home Page to see the latest version available. If you do not have the latest version, then follow the instructions in the Geneious Prime plugins section of the previous page.

Once the Biocode plugin has been successfully installed, you can now connect by right-clicking on the Biocode icon in the Sources panel and click “Login”.

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This will open the Biocode Connections window that looks like this:

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Connection Name and Method

Enter a value in the Connection Name so that the plug-in saves this information.

Field Database Connection

In the Field Database Connection section, select “GeOMe FIMS” from the dropdown.

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This will auto-fill the Host box with “https://api.geome-db.org”. Enter the FIMS Username and Password assigned to you. Make sure to tick the “Save” box to save your login information to the plugin.

LIMS Database Connection

In the LIMS Location section, start out by selecting “Remote MySQL Database” from the dropdown.

Server Address
For “Server Address”, copy and paste in “nmnh-lims.si.edu”.
Port
For “Port”, make sure it is set to “3,306”.
Database Name
For “Database Name”, enter “lims”.
Username and Password
Finally, for the “Username” and “Password” boxes, enter the LIMS database Username and Password that John Keltner assigned to you via email.

Make sure that the checkbox next to “Save” is ticked.

Your fully-completed Biocode Connection window should look like this:

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