Install as a Service
Posted by Jodie Huddle on 06 March 2017 01:17 PM
Install the Trac Application as a Service
Installing the Trac application as a service allows the Trac application to run automatically without a user logged in to the server. This is often a requirement by IT Departments to prevent security issues with users remaining logged onto a server. When run as a service, your Trac application will also properly quit when the server computer is restarted, and then your Trac application will start automatically with the computer has booted.
Winserv is a utility that installs, edits, manages, or deletes Windows Services. Winserv is available for download from Redrock Software.
Place the winserv.exe file into your TutorTrac directory.
Using Winserv to Install the Trac Service
For the purposes of this instruction, the screenshots will display installing the TutorTrac application as a service. Interchange TutorTrac with your own Trac application. The Trac application files differ between products:
Product Application Name
Open a DOS Command Prompt window to install TutorTrac as a service that starts automatically. Use the example below as a guide.