How to run the software as windows service?

Short guide for installation as windows service

Install the software as a windows Service. You need admin privileges in windows to do so.

Adjusting memory (RAM) allocation

First, adjust the memory allocation of the service. Open the /bin subfolder in your installation directory. Right-click on the 'service.bat' file and select 'Edit'. Scroll down to line 117 at the end of the file. You have to replace the parameter -Xmx3g with -Xmx10g to allocate 25 GB RAM. This number depends on your hardware setup. We recommend allocating 60-80% of available RAM. E.g. use -Xmx50g on 64 GB RAM machine, -Xmx25g for 32 GB RAM machine and so on.

 

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Register the service

After adjusting the RAM, you can run the RegisterAsWindowsService.bat file by double-click. You have now registered the software as a windows service. You may have to run RemoveWindowsService.bat before to de-register an older service.

RegisterWindowsService

 

After that, open the Task Manager (Ctrl + Shift + Esc). Select the services tab and look for the newly registered service, right-click it and start the service.

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Well done. After the startup of the service, you can access the start page as usual.