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Starting and Shutting Down Applications Manager

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Starting Applications Manager

Once installation is successful, you can start the Applications Manager by following the instructions provided for different operating systems.

 

To start Applications Manager

In Windows

Once the server is initialized, a tray icon is placed in the Windows system tray . After the server is started completely the icon changes to and a message "Server Ready for Monitoring!" is displayed over the icon. Right-click on the Applications Manager tray icon to connect to the web client or stop Applications Manager.

 

Starting Applications Manager as a Windows Service

 

In Windows, you can start Applications Manager as a service. With this feature you can start the Applications Manager server automatically when the Windows system starts.

 

By default, during product installation, you can choose to install it as a service (More on Installation). If you have not enabled it then, use the following option to setup Applications Manager as a service.

  1. Go to <Applications Manager Home>/bin directory, execute the file installservice.bat. On executing this file, 'ManageEngine Applications Manager' service is added in Windows Services and the startup type is set as 'Automatic', by default. (To ensure if it is installed as service, check for the 'Services' under 'Windows Administrative Tools'). Note: For installing Applications Manager as service, you need to have administrative privileges in that system.

  2. Now, when you start Windows system, Applications Manager is automatically started. You can swap between Automatic and Manual modes.

To uninstall this service, go to <Applications Manager Home>/bin directory, execute the file uninstallservice.bat.

In Linux

Execute the startApplicationsManager.sh file in the <Applications Manager Home> directory. See this blog to get tips on starting Applications Manager when Linux boots.

 

Starting Applications Manager as a Linux service

 

You can start Applications Manager as a Linux service. With this feature you can start the Applications Manager server automatically when the system starts. Follow the steps in the Install AppManager as a service on a Linux wiki.

 

 

Troubleshoot: Having trouble starting Applications Manager? Refer to the online Troubleshooting section.


Shutting Down Applications Manager


To shutdown Applications Manager

In Windows

In Linux

Use shutdownApplicationsManager.sh script located in the <Applications Manager Home> directory to shutdown Applications Manager.

You can also use the Shut Down Applications Manager tool under Admin tab in Applications Manager.

 

 

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