This section provides instructions for installing AppBoard on a Windows Server. It also details how to create a service that will automatically start AppBoard when the server is booted.
To install AppBoard, perform the following steps on the server:
By default the turnkey installation is configured with 64-bit executables. For 32-bit systems the following additional tasks must be performed:
After installing AppBoard, you can configure the application for automated startup. For example, on a production server, you may want the application to start up automatically any time the server is re-started. This can be implemented using a Windows service. This section details how to configure automated startup.
The following steps detail how to create a Windows service for automated startup:
The service is installed with manual startup configured. The Startup type is changed by running “services.msc” from Windows, selecting properties for “Edge Tomcat”, then choosing the desired startup type, such as “Automatic”.
To stop AppBoard, terminate the Tomcat process that is running on the AppBoard server.
There are several ways to terminate the Tomcat process: