This section is common to all editions of IT360 - Professional, Enterprise (Central & Probe) and MSP (Central & Probe) editions. During installation, ManageEngine IT360 is installed as a Windows service. You can then start the ManageEngine IT360 server, by right-clicking on the system Tray icon and access the various options provided.
Navigate to 'Start -> Programs -> ManageEngine IT360 -> Start Server' (or)
Right-click on the system tray icon and click 'Start IT360 Server'.
As soon as you start the IT360 server by any of the above methods, the system tray icon blinks for a few seconds, as an indication that the IT360 server is starting up. You can also see a pop-up message "ManageEngine IT360 is up and running"appearing on the bottom right-corner of the window.
From the 'Startup Options', you have the below 2 choices;
'Show Tray Icon on Windows StartUp' - If you select this option, the ManageEngine IT360 icon loads automatically into your system tray, after the Windows reboots.
'Start Web Client On Server StartUp'- If you select this option, the ManageEngine IT360 Server opens the web client, as soon as it starts. In case, if you do not select this option, then you can manually open the web client, by typing the following address in your browser: 'http://localhost:8080/ or http://<system-name>:8080/'.
You can also right click on the tray icon and select 'Start Web Client', to initialize the web browser instance.
You may shut down IT360, by doing any one of the following:
Navigate to 'Start -> Programs -> ManageEngine IT360 -> Stop Server' (or)
Right-click on the system tray icon and click 'Stop IT360 Server'.