Although you can start your ADEP Experience Server by double-clicking the Quickstart JAR file or the Windows batch file, most people will find it convenient to install the Experience Server as a Windows service. It will configure the Experience Server to start automatically when your Windows restarts and, helps you control the start and stop operations of the Experience server by using the Services control panel.
Install Experience Server as a Windows service
To install a Windows service for your Experience Server:
- Open the command line interface and navigate to the [ExperienceServer root]/opt/helpers/ directory.
- Execute the
instsrv.bat <serviceName>command to install the Experience Server as a Windows service.
Verify the installed Windows service
You can verify the installed Windows service in the Services control panel. To open the Services control panel, execute the
start services.msc command from the command line interface or select Start > Administrative Tools > Services.
Windows service operations
To start the Windows service, do one of the following:
- In the Services control panel, select the Windows service and click Start.
- In the command line interface, execute the
net start <serviceName>command.
To stop or restart the Windows service for the Experience Server, click Stop or Restart, on the Services control panel.
Uninstall the Windows service
To uninstall the Windows service, execute the
instsrv.bat -uninstall <serviceName> command on the command line interface. The Windows service gets removed from the Services control panel.
Original article at http://blogs.adobe.com/ADEPhelp/2011/09/installing-windows-service-for-adep-experience-server.html.