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Foglight for Virtualization Enterprise Edition 8.6 - Installing Foglight on Windows with an Embedded PostgreSQL Database

Before Installing Foglight Installing Foglight
Preparing to install Installing a new version of the Management Server Installed directories Foglight settings Uninstalling Foglight Upgrading the Management Server
Running the Management Server Installing and Upgrading Cartridges Installing Agents Appendix: Switching from an Embedded to an External Database

Starting the Management Server

The following sections describe how to start the Management Server from the command line or from a Windows® shortcut and lists additional commands for use when starting or running the Management Server.

Navigate to the directory <foglight_home>\bin and run the following command:
Depending on where you installed the startup icon, choose Start > Programs > Quest > Foglight > Start Foglight or double-click the Start Foglight icon on the desktop.

When the Management Server starts successfully, the following message appears in the command window:

-s

start

Starts the Management Server (this option is assumed if no command is specified).

-n

name

Provides a unique name for this instance of the Management Server.

-j

jvm-argument

Sets an option to be passed directly to the Java® VM.

Can be used to set more than one VM option.

-v

version

Displays the version number for this program and exits.

-h

help

Shows this information, and additional options, then exits.

Running the Management Server as a Windows service

After the installation is completed, you can install the Management Server as a Windows® service either from the Start menu or the command line.

Using the Start Menu options

Choose Start > Programs > Quest > Foglight 5.7.5.8 > Windows Service > Install Service for Foglight (or Remove Service for Foglight).
Choose Start > Programs > Quest > Foglight 5.7.5.8 > Windows Service > Install Service for Foglight (or Remove Service for Foglight).

Using the command line

From the command line, type the following to install the Management Server as a Windows® service:

In addition to the commands listed under Additional commands in Starting and stopping the Management Server, the following commands are available for the Foglight Management Server Windows service.

-b

start-service

Start the Management Server Windows service

-r

remove-service

Stop and remove the Management Server Windows service

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