Wondering how to get Rollbase to start up automatically with Windows? Learn how to set up Rollbase as a Windows service.
When your Microsoft Windows® system starts, you may have noticed that several Services (such as Skype) start automatically with it. Rollbase can also be configured as a Windows Service to start automatically without explicit notifications to the user. Once set up, the Service allows users to easily start, stop & restart the Rollbase server.
This post demonstrates how to set up and use Rollbase as a Windows service. Curious about other new features in Rollbase? You can learn all about what's new in Rollbase here.
set PR_DISPLAYNAME=Rollbase Server
set PR_DESCRIPTION=Progress Application Server
Follow the steps below to set up the Windows service.
tcman service Pas_Instance register
A message confirms successful registration:
Pas_Instance service is registered
You can start a Rollbase Windows Service in one of the following ways:
tcman service Pas_Instance start
The message Pas_instance started will be displayed
You can similarly stop the Rollbase Windows service in two ways, as described below:
tcman service Pas_Instance stop
The message Pas_instance is stopped will be displayed
You can get the Rollbase Windows Service status by using the tcman command from a command prompt
Using similar commands, you can unregister the Rollbase Windows service using tcman command from command prompt
With these tips you can now quickly and easily set up Rollbase as a Windows service that starts up automatically along with Windows. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us or leave them in the comments below.
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Srinivas Panyala is a Principal QA Engineer at Progress. He has worked on several key Progress products in his last eight years at Progress. He has designed and developed several automation frameworks and is a key QA team member for Progress cloud offerings.
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