How to Start and Shutdown EventLog Analyzer


Once you have successfully installed EventLog Analyzer, start the EventLog Analyzer server by following the steps below.

How to start EventLog Analyzer Server/Service

Windows Application:

 

Windows Service:

During installation, you would have chosen to install EventLog Analyzer as an application or a service. If you installed it as an application, you can carry out the procedure to convert the software installation to a Windows Service.

Once the software is installed as a service, follow the steps given below to start EventLog Analyzer as a Windows Service:

 

Linux Application:

Server started.

Please connect your client at http://localdevice:8400

 

Note: If the default syslog listener port of EventLog Analyzer is not free then EventLog Analyzer displays "Can't Bind to Port <Port Number>" when logging in to the UI.
 

 

‚ÄčLinux Service:

During installation, you would have chosen to install EventLog Analyzer as an application or a service. If you installed it as an application, you can carry out the procedure to convert the software installation to a Linux Service.

/etc/init.d/eventloganalyzer start

 

/etc/init.d/eventloganalyzer status

ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer 11.0 is running (<Process ID>).

 

How to shut down EventLog Analyzer Server/Service

Follow the steps below to shut down the EventLog Analyzer server. Note that once the server is successfully shut down, the PostgreSQL/MySQL database connection is automatically closed, and all the ports used by EventLog Analyzer are freed.

Windows Application:

 

Windows Service:

To stop a Windows service, follow the steps given below.

 

Linux Application:

 

Linux Service:

Execute the commands given below to stop the Linux service (sample outputs are given):

/etc/init.d/eventloganalyzer stop
Stopping ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer <version number>...
Stopped ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer <version number>

 

/etc/init.d/eventloganalyzer status

ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer <version number> is not running.

How to restart EventLog Analyzer Server/Service

  1. Stop EventLog Analyzer:
    • For the console application:
      • Windows:
        • Find the EventLog client from the process list.
        • Right click on this and select shutdown.
          (or)
        • Use the Direct Call option.
      • Linux:
        • Use the Direct Call option.
      • Direct Call:
        • Go to <EventLog Analyzer Home>\bin.
        • Execute the shutdown.bat file.
        • Wait till the process completes.
    • For the service mode:
      • Go to the service console.
      • Find the ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer service.
      • Click on 'Stop'.
  2. Start EventLog Analyzer:
    • For the console application:
      • Direct Call:
        • Click on the shortcut icon.
          (or)
        • Go to <EventLog Analyzer Home>\bin.
        • Execute wrapper.exe ..\server\conf\wrapper.conf
          Note: You can also execute run.bat but this is not preferred.
    • For the service mode:
      • Go to the service console.
      • Find the ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer service.
      • Click on 'Start'.
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